Barton upon Irwell township records

Archive Collection

Scope and Content

Assessment for poor relief; Minutes books; Surveyor of highways; Correspondence; Poor rate books; Working books of the Overseers;

Administrative / Biographical History

This township was part of the old ecclesiastical parish of Eccles. It was in Chorlton poor law union between 1841-1849, and in Barton upon Irwell poor law union between 1849 - 1894. It was divided into a number of "hamlets"; Eccles, Monton, Winton, Barton, Higher Irlam, Lower Irlam, Dumplington, Croft, Bromyhurst, Whittleswick, Lostock, Davyhulme. In 1894 Barton upon Irwell township was dissolved and its area divided between Eccles Borough, Irlam Urban District and Barton Moss and Davyhulme townships.

Conditions Governing Access

Open

Alternative Form Available

Microfilms of poor rate books, surveyor of highway, highway rates and assessment of poor relief are available in the Salford Local History Library

Custodial History

Deposited by Eccles Central Library and transferred into the archive from Salford Local History Library.

Geographical Names