Genealogy

 
 
Local War Memorials

Local War Memorials

Laura Vizard and Rod Gilbert have researched the men whose names appear on the War Memorials at Stand, Prestwich and Unsworth.

 
Prestwich Wills and Inventories

Prestwich Wills and Inventories

The Inventory of Innkeeper Otho Hulme 1679. A valuable insight into a 17th Century Inn   Below is a list of Wills and Inventories of Prestwich people between 1536 and 1834. These are from the Chester Diocese Consistory Courts where Wills from this area had to be proved . The Wills and other documents are […]

 
Local Resources for Family History

Local Resources for Family History

Genealogy Both Prestwich and Whitefield had lowish populations up to the Industrial Revolution. After about 1750 the local population began to grow slowly. It was not until the coming of the Railway to both communities in 1879 that Prestwich and Whitefield became true suburbs of Manchester and the population took off. Up to 1750 there […]