The Church of England and social change in Manchester, 1635-1928

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Title The Church of England and social change in Manchester, 1635-1928
Subject & Keywords Britain; social; history; religion; BOAREL; BOAIR
Description Manchester Cathedral is one of only a handful of Anglican cathedrals that hold their own archives on site. Dating from 1361 to the present day, its archives cover the parish functions of both the Cathedral and its predecessor, the Collegiate Church, founded in 1421, as well as of the capitular workings of the church. The collection contains the largest series of parish registers in the country, because of the peculiar coincidence of a very large parish with a huge population increase during the 18th and 19th centuries. At times of peak demand, more than a hundred couples would be wed in a single day, married in batches of 20-30. Yet not all would-be couples were married, as the Cathedral's apparently unique series of banns books starting from the Georgian period shows. These volumes provide unique insights for historians into the proportion of engagements that failed, what objections were raised, and...
ISBN 9781851172115
Contributor Manchester Cathedral
Type text
Format image
Language eng
Rights Images © 2009 Microform Academic Publishers, with the permission of the Cathedral of Manchester
Publisher Microform Academic Publishers
Coverage 1635 - 1928
Created On 14th August, 2009 - 10:10am
Last Updated 14th August, 2009 - 10:10am
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