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Greater Manchester Parish Registers

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If any one need help with either Manchester or Salford, i have alot of records for these areas. I don't have all the answers to all your question, but will try to help where i can.
 

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If any one need help with either Manchester or Salford, i have alot of records for these areas. I don't have all the answers to all your question, but will try to help where i can.
That's great - thanks Ben. :)

Here is the census ref of my g/g/grandfather Edward Marchant in 1871, in Salford.

RG10; Piece: 4018; Folio: 126; Page: 18

On his marriage certificate of 1865, he gave his name as Edward Newman McNeil Marchant. In early census returns, his name was Merchant.

The 1871 census is the last sighting I have of him, so if you can find anything, I would be really grateful.

Best wishes,

Josie
 

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Any chance he went back up to Scotland?

I looked at what records & directories i have but he does not appear on anything on either spelling of his surname?

There is on Cemsearch weaste cemetery:
MERCHANT In 1 Grave A Total Of 3 People
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MARCHANT In 2 Graves A Total Of 13 People

Trouble is it cost to get the info:
Surname Reports in Weaste Cemetery Cost £6.00 Sterling.
But they do update you with any new ones they come across at no extra charge.



http://www.cemsearch.co.uk/weaste/weasteM.html
 

josie7644

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Thank you very much, Ben for taking the time and trouble! :)

I think £6 is a small price to pay. Even if my g/g/granddad isn't there, I will probably get some information on my other relatives.

Best wishes,

Josie
 
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Ben

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Just incase any of either families stepped over the boarder( pass port intact ) :)
You might both like to look on here. Just let me know if any name you think could be yours and will see what i can do to help.

http://www.burialrecords.manchester.gov.uk/GenSearch.aspx

Don't for get that if any were Roman Catholice they could have been buried in ST. Joseph's Moston.


St Joseph's Cemetery

Moston Lane,
Moston,
Manchester,
M40 9QL.

Telephone: 0161 681 1582
Fax: 0161 682 8352
Email: cemeteries@salforddiocese.org

Office Opening Times: Monday to Friday 9am to 4pm (Voicemail available 24 hours).
 

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Thanks Ben, Most of my ancestors are buried at Moston. My great granddad, Abraham Marchant is buried in the Catholic section, even though he was a Presbyterian! Abraham is the son of Edward, who went AWOL after 1871!

Thanks for your continued interest!

:) Josie
 
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thanks for that, my great grandmother Florence Pounder is buried in Southern Cemetary there with her sister Rose Anne McKenna, adoptive or real mum Rose Anne Smith (long story see my thread ??? )and her sister's husband Alex McKenna.

No sign of Rose Anne Smith's husband William Henry Smith though which is a mystery.

Southern Cemetery IRoman Catholic 849 1 Rose Ann Smith
Southern Cemetery IRoman Catholic 849 2 Florence Pounder
Southern Cemetery IRoman Catholic 849 3 Alexander McKenna
Southern Cemetery IRoman Catholic 849 4 Rose Ann McKenna
 
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