Clifton township records

Scope and Content

Records of the Committees, Financial records (including rate books) and Minutes of the Clifton Parish Council and Overseers' 1825 - 1933

Administrative / Biographical History

Clifton was situated in the ancient ecclesiastical parish of Eccles. It was in the area of Barton-upon-Irwell poor law Union. It was in Barton-upon-Irwell Rural District from 1894 until 1933 when the Rural District was abolished and most of Clifton township was included in Swinton and Pendlbury Urban District (subsequently the Borough of Swinton and Pendlbury), the remainder of its area being added to Kearsley Urban District.

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Archivist's Note

This collection was catalogued by the then City Archivist; Mr A.N. Cross, in 1977

Custodial History

P4/013/1 was received from Lancashire Record Office in September 1977 following the administrative boundary changes and the creation of Greater Manchester County. The remainder of these records were deposited by the Borough of Swinton and Pendlebury before April 1974, or by the City Treasury of Salford City Council April 1974.

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