Other Archive and Local Studies Services
Other archives and local studies services
Lancashire Record Office holds some information for the Manchester area, including pre-1858 wills and Bishop's Transcripts and Catholic church registers, and Boyd's Marriage Index to Lancashire Parishes.
Cheshire Record Office may be able to help with early material on the southern areas of Manchester previously in Cheshire.
Other local sites
Greater Manchester Police Museum includes police records related to the county.
The John Rylands Library Special Collections houses some of the most significant books and manuscripts ever produced.
Labour History Archive and Study Centre This is the only specialist repository for the political wing of the labour movement. It holds records for various working class political organisations.
Salford Diocesan Archives (Roman Catholic Diocese)
Working Class Movement Library contains archives and library material on labour history.