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Levenshulme, township with ry. sta., Manchester par., SE. Lancashire, 3 miles SE. of Manchester, 606 ac., pop. 3557; P.O., T.O.; is a local government district, and shares in the industries of Manchester.

John Bartholomew, Gazetteer of the British Isles (1887)


Archives and Libraries

Local studies information is held at Manchester central library.


Civil Registration

The Register Office covering the Levenshulme area is Manchester.


Description and Travel

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1868 - The National Gazetteer of Great Britain and Ireland

  • "LEVENSHULME, a township in the parish of Manchester, hundred of Salford, county Lancaster, 3 miles S.E. of Manchester, its post town. It is a station on the London and North-Western railway. The village, which is large, is situated on the high road between Manchester and Buxton. There are two cotton mills and extensive print and bleach works. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Manchester. There is no church, Divine service being performed in the National school-room, which is licensed for that purpose. The Wesleyans and Roman Catholics have each a chapel. There is a convent in Alma Park."

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Historical Geography

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

Information about boundaries and administrative areas is available from A Vision of Britain through time.

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


Probate Records

For probate purposes prior to 1858, Levenshulme 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.


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.