Findmypast have issued the following announcement….
For the first time ever, findmypast.co.uk has launched a collection of records that relate to an entire city. The Manchester Collection provides an insightful snapshot into what life was like in the city of Manchester.
The records in the collection provide information about apprentices, cemetery records, industrial school registers, parish register transcripts, prison, school and workhouse registers.
You could make vital discoveries about your family’s past – whether you are aware of a Manchester connection or not – and these records provide rich information about how your ancestors lived.
Further details about the records are as follows:
Apprentices 1700 -1849
Baptisms & birth registers 1734 – 1920
Cemetery & death records 1750 – 1968
Industrial school registers 1866 – 1912
Marriage registers 1734 – 1808
Prison registers 1847 – 1881
School registers 1870- 1916
Workhouse registers 1859 – 1911