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Which reg. dist. for Wythenshawe Lancs 1912

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Mavis Report 11 Oct 2013 22:05

Can any one tell me which registration district would cover Wythenshawe area
in 1912 Please



GlitterBaby Report 11 Oct 2013 22:07

This lists registration districts and can be searched by town to discover which reg district was used.


cheekychops Report 11 Oct 2013 22:13

Where about's in Wythenshawe in 1912


GlitterBaby Report 11 Oct 2013 22:17

Did it exist in 1912 ??

Historically in Cheshire,[1] in 1931 Wythenshawe was transferred to the City of Manchester, which had begun building a massive housing estate there in the 1920s to resolve the overpopulation and deprivation in its inner-city slums. With an area of approximately 11 square miles (28 km2), Wythenshawe has been referred to as one of the largest council housing estates in Europe,[2] although private ownership has grown.

The district comprises eight areas: Baguley, Benchill, Peel Hall, Newall Green, Woodhouse Park, Moss Nook, Northenden,[3] and Sharston. The boundaries of these areas have changed throughout the district's history, and previously known areas such as Brownley Green and Crossacres have since been assimilated into one of the areas listed, though many residents still refer to them by name.

The three ancient townships of Northenden, Baguley, and Northen Etchells formally became the present-day Wythenshawe when they were merged with Manchester in 1931. Until then, the name had referred only to Wythenshawe Hall and its grounds.[4]


Mavis Report 11 Oct 2013 22:19

I have a death cert from 1983 which says place of birth Wythenshawe

just been trying to find which district this would be in -- could be Chorlton

could be Manchester



cheekychops Report 11 Oct 2013 22:23

Manchester for a fact. Manchester Records Office. Birth place would possibly be Wythenshawe Hospital, only hospital with a maternity unit. Other nearest is Withington which is in Chorlton


GlitterBaby Report 11 Oct 2013 22:24

Northen Etchells is under Wilmslow

Baguley and Northenden are under Bucklow


cheekychops Report 11 Oct 2013 22:25

Sorry read your post wrong Mavis, thought it was a Birth :-S :-S :-S. But yep it is Manchester lol


Mavis Report 11 Oct 2013 22:30

thanks to those who have tried to help

Mavis :-)


GlitterBaby Report 11 Oct 2013 22:31

I think you are looking for a birth in Cheshire rather than Lancashire.


cheekychops Report 11 Oct 2013 22:32

Ringway, Baguley, Northenden were all in Bucklow


cheekychops Report 11 Oct 2013 22:33

Have you tried Cheshire BMD?


MarieCeleste Report 11 Oct 2013 22:43

Mavis, if you want to tell us who the person was then we can try to find some records to help.


Mavis Report 11 Oct 2013 22:59

Its ok thank you --- its believed that the person changed their name but as there has been help on the name the person was known as I'd best leave it at that

many thanks any way

by trying to narrow down the the place of birth was thought that it might be a bit easier to locate