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Kirkmanshulme

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Kirkmanshulme, Hamlet of, detached part of Newton township, Manchester par., SE. Lancashire, within parliamentary limits of Manchester.

John Bartholomew, Gazetteer of the British Isles (1887)

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Archives & Libraries

Local studies information is held at Manchester central library.

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Civil Registration

The Register Office covering the Kirkmanshulme area is Manchester.

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Description & Travel

You can see pictures of Kirkmanshulme which are provided by:

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Gazetteers

The National Gazetteer of Great Britain and Ireland - 1868

"KIRKMANSHULME, a hamlet in the chapelry of Newton, parish of Manchester, county Lancaster, 3 miles N.E. of Manchester, within which borough it is included."

The National Gazetteer of Great Britain and Ireland - 1868

"LONGSIGHT, an ecclesiastical district in the parish and borough of Manchester, county palatine of Lancaster, 2 miles S.W. of Manchester. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Manchester, in the patronage of trustees. It is a station on the Manchester and Stockport section of the London and North-Western railway."

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Historical Geography

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

You can see the administrative areas in which Kirkmanshulme 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

David Boardman provides a fascinating site describing the history of Longsight

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Maps

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View maps of Kirkmanshulme and places within its boundaries.

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

You can see maps centred on OS grid reference SJ872956 (Lat/Lon: 53.457384, -2.194562), Kirkmanshulme which are provided by:

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Probate Records

For probate purposes prior to 1858, Kirkmanshulme 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.