St Thomas, Werneth

Registers and Archives

When Registers are full at St. Thomas' Church, they are kept on site for a number of years, before being taken to Manchester Archives and Local History Department in Manchester Central Library for Storage. Other Parish Documents are treated in the same way:

The following items are currently kept in Manchester Central Library:

  • Baptisms 1845-1925 (MFPR 2158)
  • Baptisms 1925-1942 (Archives GB127.L219)
  • Baptisms 1942-1965
  • Marriages 1856-1872 (MFPR 2158)
  • Marriages 1872-1910 (MFPR 2159)
  • Marriages 1910-1945
  • Marriages 1945-1973
  • Banns of Marriage 1930-1962?
  • Confirmations 1904-1991
  • Preachers' Books & Registers of Services 1879-1986
  • Parish Magzines 1883-1921
  • List of Gifts to Church & Record of Events 1860-1964
  • Churchwardens' Accounts 1928-1987
  • Annual Vestry Meeting Minutes 1880-1981
  • Parochial Church Council Minutes 1920-1950
  • Official Parochial Register 1900-1909
  • Sunday School Teacher's Minutes 1913-1932
  • School Managers' Minutes 1873-1903
  • School Managers' Cash Book 1878-1905

More recent registers and items are likely to be located in St. Thomas' Church.

This data was retreived from[rid=ecatalogue.240373].

The data covers two linear meters of the Fonds Collection, identifier: GB127.L219 - unless otherwise stated.

The Church was consecrated on 21 November 1855

Some registers available online:

You may also want to try Lanchashire Births, Marriages and Deaths for further information. The site has a searchable index of many births marriages and deaths in the region.