Records of Eccles township

Archive Collection

Scope and Content

Minutes of meetings and joint meetings of the overseers of Eccles, Barton Moss, Davyhulme and Irlam townships in Lancashire

Administrative / Biographical History

Eccles township was established in 1894. It was formed from the part within the Borough of Eccles (which had been incorporated in 1892) of the township of Barton-upon-Irwell and also from the part within the Borough of the township of Worsley. http://www.salford.gov.uk/localhistory-eccles.htm

Conditions Governing Access

Open to consultation

Custodial History

These records were deposited in Eccles Central Library before 1974. They were transferred to the archives in 1986. Catalogued by A. N. Cross August 1991

Related Material

The Salford Local History Library hold material relating to Eccles http://www.salford.gov.uk/lhlibrary.htm The Eccles Local History Society provide local hsitory information on their web site http://www.edhs.colsal.org.uk/