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Burnage

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BURNAGE, a township in Manchester parish, Lancashire; on the river Mersey, adjacent to the Manchester and Sheffield railway, 4 miles S of Manchester. Acres, 658. Real property, £3,741. Pop., 624. Houses, 120.

John Marius Wilson, Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales (1870-72)

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Archives & Libraries

Local studies information is held at Manchester Central library.

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Census

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Church History

St Margaret's Church has produced a history of the church called St Margaret's Burnage Celebration 125 price £5 + postage from the Vicarage, Burnage Lane Manchester.

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Civil Registration

The Register Office covering the Burnage area is Manchester.

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Description & Travel

You can see pictures of Burnage which are provided by:

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Directories

Names extracted from the Lancashire Directory, 1858.

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Gazetteers

1868 - The National Gazetteer of Great Britain and Ireland

"BURNAGE, a township in the parish of Manchester, in the hundred of Salford, in the county palatine of Lancaster, 4 miles to the S. of Manchester. It is situated near the London and North-Western railway, and contains some pleasant residences."

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Historical Geography

In 1835 Burnage was a township in the parish of Manchester.

You can see the administrative areas in which Burnage has been placed at times in the past. Select one to see a link to a map of that particular area.

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History

A description of Burnage in the 19th century.

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Maps

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View maps of Burnage and places within its boundaries.

View a map of the boundaries of this town/parish.

You can see maps centred on OS grid reference SJ864923 (Lat/Lon: 53.427383, -2.206691), Burnage which are provided by:

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Probate Records

For probate purposes prior to 1858, Burnage was in the Archdeaconry of Chester, in the Diocese of Chester. The original Lancashire wills for the Archdeaconry of Chester are held at the Lancashire Record Office.

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Societies

You can also see Family History Societies covering the nearby area, plotted on a map. This facility is being developed, and is awaiting societies to enter information about the places they cover.