Grimshaw Entries in the Parish Records of

Brookfield Unitarian (Dissenting) Church, Gorton

Source: http://www.genuki.org.uk/big/eng/LAN/Gorton/BrookfieldChurch.shtml

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Roger Grimshaw performed an outstanding service for Grimshaw researchers by examining and recording “Grimshaw” entries in the parish registers of many of the churches in and around Manchester. Over 1300 records were found, including baptisms, marriages and burials for six churches as summarized below:

 

 

Baptisms

 

Marriages

 

Burials

 

Total

 

 

 

 

 

 


Manchester Cathedral

 

374

 

267

 

 

641

 

St Michael and All Angels, Ashton

 

129

 

49

 

 

178

 


Brookfield, Gorton

 

104

 

 

27

 

131

 

St James, Gorton

 

262

 

5

 

 

267

 


All Saints, Newton Heath

 

61

 

5

 

 

66

 


Other Churches near Manchester

54

 

1

 

55

 

Total

 

984

 

327

 

27

 

1338

 

The overall webpage describing these records can be reached by clicking here. This webpage contains the records for Brookfield Church in Gorton. The records of the other churches and may be viewed as follows:

Click here for Manchester Cathedral entries.

Click here for St Michael and All Angels Church, Ashton entries.

Click here for St James Church, Gorton entries.

Click here for All Saints Church, Newton Heath entries.

Click here for entries in other Manchester churches.

Brookfield Church was found to have a total of 131 records — 104 baptisms and 27 burials.

Contents:


Webpage Credits

Baptism Records

Marriage Records

Webpage Credits

Thanks go to Roger Grimshaw for collecting these records and making them available toother Grimshaw researchers on the “Grimshaw Origins” website.

Grimshaw Baptism Records of Brookfield Unitarian (Dissenting) Church, Gorton

 

 

Prepared by Roger Grimshaw Dec 2009

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Brookfield Unitarian (Dissenting) Chapel Gorton

 

Ref m/f MFPR 182   Baptisms and Burials

 

 

 

 

Baptisms by the Rev Samuel Hanson during his ministry at the Dissenting Chapel

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

mnth-dd

 

year

 

Born/died

 

Surname Grimshaw

 

Father

 

Mother

 

Abode

 

Feb-20

 

1733/4

 

B Feb 1

 

Samuel

 

James

 

 

Audenshaw

 

Nov-30

 

1735

 

B Nov 5

 

Alice

 

John

 

 

Droylsden

 

Aug-02

 

1736

 

B Jul 13

 

George

 

James

 

 

Audenshaw

 

Feb-14

 

1737/8

 

B Jan 28

 

Betty

 

John

 

 

Droylsden

 

Mar-19

 

1738/9

 

B Mar 5

 

John

 

James

 

 

Audenshaw

 

Jul-06

 

1740

 

B Jun

 

James

 

Jnso

 

 

Droylsden

 

May-10

 

1742

 

B Apr 19

 

Mary

 

James

 

 

Audenshaw

 

Dec-19

 

1742

 

B Nov 12

 

Phebe

 

John

 

 

Droylsden

 

Apr-04

 

1746

 

 

Betty

 

Jno
(John junior?)

 

 

Droylsden

 

Dec-09

 

1747

 

B Nov 8

 

John

 

John
jnr

 

 

Droylsden

 

Dec-04

 

1747

 

B Nov 19

 

Ann

 

James

 

 

Audenshaw

 

Oct-12

 

1752

 

 

Alice

 

John

 

 

Droylsden

 

Oct-12

 

1755

 

 

Mary

 

John

 

 

Kirkmanshulme

 

Feb-09

 

1756

 

 

Robert

 

Robert

 

 

Gorton

 

Apr-04

 

1758

 

 

Jane

 

Robert

 

 

Gorton

 

Feb-19

 

1759

 

 

Mary

 

Robert

 

 

Gorton

 

May-28

 

1761

 

 

James

 

Robert

 

 

Gorton

 

Nov-09

 

1763

 

 

Esther

 

Robert

 

Jane

 

Gorton

 

“end of baptisms by Rev Samuel Hanson. Begin records by Rev John Atchinson. from Nov 19 1763 to April 14 1765 I have not been able to find or procure any register whatsoever (signed) G H Wells “

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Apr-09

 

1766

 

 

Betty

 

Robert

 

Jane

 

Gorton

 

Apr-23

 

1766

 

 

Mary

 

James

 

 

Droylsden

 

Feb-22

 

1767

 

 

Benjamin

 

Daniel

 

 

Gorton

 

Aug-21

 

1767

 

 

John

 

Robert

 

Jane

 

Gorton

 

Nov-02

 

1767

 

 

Elizabeth

 


?

 

 

Droylsden

 

Nov-14

 

1769

 

 

Anne

 

Robert

 

Jane

 

Gorton

 

Feb-16

 

1776

 

 

Samuel

 

Daniel

 

Elizabeth

 

Audenshaw

 


 

1776

 

 

Moses

 


 


 


 

Dec-25

 

1776

 

B Nov 21

 

John

 

George

 

Mary

 

Gorton

 

Mar-31

 

1779

 

B Mar 4

 

Betty

 

George

 

Mary

 

Gorton

 

Oct-15

 

1780

 

 

Daniel

 

Daniel

 

Betty

 

Gorton

 

Dec-08

 

1780

 

 

James

 

John

 

 

Audenshaw

 

Feb-15

 

1782

 

 

Mary

 

John

 

 

Audenshaw

 

Apr-26

 


 

 

George

 

George

 

Mary

 

Gorton

 

Mar-06

 

1783

 

 

John

 

John

 

Mary

 

Audenshaw

 

Apr-06

 

1784

 

 

Joseph Stanfield

 


 


 


 

Feb-24

 

1784

 

 

Alice

 

?
Junior

 

 

Droylsden

 

Apr-09

 

1784

 

 

James

 

George

 

Mary

 

Gorton

 

Jan-09

 

1785

 

 

William

 

John

 

Mary

 

Audenshaw

 

“The Rogister of Christenings and Burials from and for the first day of October 1785 became subject to a stamp duty of threepence for every entry, which duty having taken a licence according to the Act of Parliament for that purpose has been duly collecte

 

Dec-30

 

1785

 

B Nov

 

Samuel

 

George

 

Mary

 

Gorton

 

Jan-31

 

1786

 

B 17/12/85

 

John

 

John

 

 

Gorton

 

Apr-24

 

1788

 

B Apr 22

 

Thomas

 

Joseph

 

Mary

 

 

Apr-24

 

1788

 

B Mar 30

 

Anne

 

James

 

Martha

 

Droylsden

 

Jul-18

 

1790

 

B Jun 4

 

Betty

 

James

 

Martha

 

Droylsden, Parish of Manchester

 

Sep-06

 

1790

 

B Aug 21

 

James

 

Joseph

 

Mary

 


 

Jan-22

 

1792

 

B 3/12/91

 

Samuel

 

Benjamin

 

Charlotte

 

Gorton

 

Nov-04

 

1792

 

B Sep 28

 

May

 

James

 

Martha

 

Droylsden

 

Apr-07

 

1793

 

B Feb 4

 

Daniel

 

Benjamin

 

Charlotte

 

Gorton

 

Jun-01

 

1794

 

B Apr 18

 

Joseph

 

Joseph

 

Betty

 

Droylsden

 

May-13

 

1798

 

B May 1

 

Thomas

 

Thomas

 

Alice

 

Droylsden

 

Oct-28

 

1798

 

B Sep 21

 

Elizabeth

 

Joseph

 

Nancy

 

Droylsden

 

Jun-02

 

1799

 

B Apr 21

 

James

 

Thomas

 

Alice

 

Droylsden

 

Apr-01

 

1800

 

B Jan 5

 

Anne

 

Benjamin

 

Charlotte

 

Gorton

 

Sep-15

 

1800

 

B Sep 14

 

James

 

James

 

Martha

 

Droylsden

 

Apr-28

 

1801

 

B Feb 21

 

Mary

 

Joseph

 

Sarah

 

Gorton

 

May-25

 

1801

 

B Apr 26

 

Thomas

 

George

 

Mary

 

Gorton

 

“The last child baptised by the Rev Wm D Cooper. New Minister Rev Joseph Banshott (?)”

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Dec-06

 

1801

 

B Jul 4

 

William

 

Joseph

 

Nancy

 

Droylsden

 

Jan-16

 

1802

 

B 21/11/01

 

Ann

 

Thomas

 

Alice

 

 

Sep-09

 

1802

 

B Jul 28

 

Saunders

 

John

 

Catherine

 

Gorton House

 

Dec-05

 

1802

 

B Nov 30

 

James

 

Thomas

 

Alice

 

Droylsden

 

Dec-26

 

1802

 

B Oct 3

 

Ann

 

Benjamin

 

Charlotte

 

Gorton

 

Apr-25

 

1803

 

B Feb 16

 

Martha

 

James

 

Martha

 

Droylsden

 

May-31

 

1803

 

B May 1

 

Alice

 

Joseph

 

Nancy

 

Droylsden

 

Jul-25

 

1803

 

B May 15

 

John

 

Joseph

 

Sarah

 

Gorton

 

Mar-31

 

1804

 

B Feb 12

 

Ann

 

Samuel Grimshaw

 

Sarah Thornley

 

 

Apr-02

 

1804

 

B Jan 18

 

Elizabeth

 

James

 

Mary

 

Gorton

 

Apr-22

 

1805

 

B Jan 25

 

John

 

James

 

Martha

 

Droylsden

 

Mar-02

 

1806

 

B 30/12/05

 

Aaron

 

Joseph

 

Sarah

 

Gorton

 

Jul-13

 

1806

 

B Jun 1

 

Emma

 

Samuel

 

Sarah

 

Reddish

 

Apr-19

 

1807

 

B Feb 22

 

Benjamin

 

Benjamin

 

Julia

 

 

Jun-08

 

1807

 

B May 20

 

Alice

 

James (?)

 

Martha

 

 

Dec-18

 

1807

 

 

James

 

James

 

Mary

 

 

Nov-20

 

1808

 

B Sep 10

 

George

 

John

 

Sarah

 

 

Oct-10

 

1808

 

B Jul 24

 

John

 

Benjamin

 

Julia

 

 

Jan-28

 

1810

 

B14/12/09

 

Susannah

 

James

 

Alice

 

 

Apr-08

 

1810

 

B Feb 20

 

Robert

 

Benjamin

 

Julia

 

 

Jun-21

 

1810

 

B May 11

 

Sarah

 

James

 

Martha

 

Droylsden

 

Aug-17

 

1811

 

B Jul 22

 

William

 

James

 

Alice

 

Droylsden

 

Aug-31

 

1811

 

 

Charlotte

 

 

Martha

 

Droylsden

 

Sep-15

 

1811

 

B Jul 1

 

Esther

 

Benjamin

 

Julia

 

Gorton

 

Oct-14

 

1811

 

B Jul 3

 

Hannah

 

John

 

Sarah

 

Gorton

 

May-05

 

1812

 

B Mar 3

 

Ann

 

Samuel (?) John (?) James (?)

 

Sarah

 

Failsworth

 

Mar-21

 

1813

 

B Jan 6

 

Charles

 

Benjamin

 

Julia

 

Gorton

 

Apr-24

 

1814

 

B Mar 20

 

James

 

John

 

Elizabeth

 

Droylsden

 

Aug-14

 

1814

 

B Jul 20

 

James

 

Benjamin

 

Julia

 

Gorton

 

Aug-20

 

1814

 

B May 30

 

Alice

 

John

 

Sarah

 

Gorton

 

Dec-22

 

1814

 

B Nov 21

 

Ann

 

John

 

Hannah

 

Gorton

 

Dec-31

 

1815

 

B Dec 4

 

John

 

Samuel (?) John (?) James (?)

 

Mary

 

Droylsden

 

Mar-18

 

1816

 

B Feb 5

 

Samuel
(?)

 

Benjamin

 

Julia

 

Gorton

 

Jan-05

 

1816

 

B 7/10/15

 

John

 

John

 

Elizabeth

 

Droylsden

 

Mar-18

 

1816

 

B Feb 5

 

Samuel
(?)

 

Benjamin

 

Julia

 

Gorton

 

Apr-10

 

1816

 

B Feb 15

 

James

 

James

 

Alice

 

Droylsden

 

Mar-18

 

1816

 

B Feb 5

 

Samuel

 

Benjamin

 

Julia

 

Gorton

 

Apr-10

 

1816

 

B Feb 15

 

James

 

James

 

Alice

 

Droylsden

 

Jun-11

 

1816

 

B Apr 28

 

Ann

 

Samuel

 

Mary

 

Edge Lane

 

Mar-17

 

1817

 

B 11/2/16

 

Ann

 

John(?)
James (?)

 

Sarah

 

Gorton

 

May-20

 

1818

 

B Apr 10

 

Joseph

 

Benjamin

 

Julia

 

Gorton

 

Feb-23

 

1819

 

B 15/5/18

 

Samuel

 

Joseph

 

 

Gorton

 

Apr-12

 

1821

 

B 7/5/20

 

George

 

Benjamin

 

Julia

 

Chorlton Row Manchester

 

Jun-23

 

1823

 

B 27/12/22

 

Samuel

 

Daniel

 

Sarah

 

Newton

 

Apr-22

 

1828

 

B Sep19

 

Charles Grimshaw-Walker

 

Isaac Walker

 

Mary Walker

 

 

Jun-14

 

1833

 

B Apr 21

 

John

 

John

 

Mary Ann

 

Audenshaw

 

Sep-11

 

1834

 

B May 4

 

Mary Jane

 

John

 

Mary Ann

 

Audenshaw Lodge

 

 

1835

 

B May 11

 

John

 

Willian

 

Esther

 

Gorton

 

Dec-10

 

1836

 

B Jun 3

 

Joseph Stanfield

 

John

 

Mary Ann

 

Audenshaw

 

Oct-31

 

1839

 

B
Jan 26

 

George Henry

 

John

 

Mary Ann

 

Audenshaw Lodge

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Up to end 1845

 

 

 

 

 

 

Grimshaw Burial  Records of Brookfield Unitarian (Dissenting) Church,
Gorton

 

Prepared by Roger Grimshaw Dec 2009

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Brookfield Unitarian (Dissenting) Chapel Gorton

 

Ref m/f MFPR 182   Baptisms and Burials

 

 

 

Baptisms by the Rev Samuel Hanson during his ministry at the Dissenting Chapel

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Surname Grimshaw

 

Abode

 

Age

 

Notes

 

Feb-06

 

1786

 

Samuel

 

Gorton

 

1-2
mths

 

 

Feb-17

 

1787

 

Mrs Jane

 

Gorton

 

55

 

wife of Mr Robert

 

May-07

 

1788

 

Robert

 

 

56

 

D May 3

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

October 1789 Register by Rev W D Cooper begins

 

May-31

 

1803

 

James

 

Droylsden

 

6 mths

 

son of Thomas

 

Mar-24

 

1804

 

 

 

 

child of Benjamin

 

Jul-31

 

1804

 

 

Droylsden

 

3 wks

 

child of Thos

 

Sep-26

 

1804

 

Charlotte

 

Gorton

 

 

wife of Benjamin

 

Feb-15

 

1805

 

Elizabeth

 

Gorton House

 

84

 

 

July

 

1806

 

John

 

Gorton House

 

39

 

son of Robert and Jane

 

July

 

1806

 

John

 

Droylsden

 

 

son of Joseph

 

Oct-25

 

1806

 

Samuel

 

 

 

son of Benjamin

 

23-Nov

 

1807

 

George

 

 

 

 

Mar-21

 

1810

 

Susannah

 

Edge Lane

 

 

dr of James

 

Sep-11

 

1810

 

Mrs Grimshaw

 

Audenshaw

 

 

 

Aug-31

 

1811

 

Martha

 

Droylsden

 

 

wife of ? Grimshaw

 

Oct?

 

1819

 

Betty

 

Gorton

 

 

 

May-21

 

1820

 


>

 

Droylsden

 

 

wife of ?

 

July

 

1820

 

Daniel

 

 

82

 

 

Jun-04

 

1822

 

John

 

Audenshaw

 

84

 

Gentleman

 

Jun-17

 

1822

 

Mr John

 

 

 

 

Sep-30

 

1829

 

Mary

 

Highbank Gorton

 

84

 

widow of George Esq

 

Jan-30

 

1833

 

Samuel

 

Droylsden

 

8 mths

 

son of James & Alice

 

Jun-04

 

1833

 

Julia

 

Manchester

 

53

 

wife of Benjamin

 

Jan-20

 

1835

 

James

 

Highbank Gorton

 

50

 

 

Sep-12

 

1839

 

Mary

 

Droylsden

 

48

 

wife of John

 

Mar-26

 

1840

 

Alice

 

Droylsden

 

69

 

wife of Thomas

 

Jun-07

 

1840

 

Peter

 

Openshaw

 

13

 

son of Alice & James

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

up to end 1845

 

 

 

 

 

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