Looking for Family Records?
Because records require lots of space and must be kept securely, in an environment that has controlled temperature, humidity and light levels it is no longer possible to store all our ancient records at the church. So all records prior to 1940 have been transferred to:
The Manchester Room@City Library,
City Library, Elliot House,
Manchester M3 2HN
Telephone number: 0161 234 1979
Greater Manchester County Record Office
56 Marshall Street
Manchester M4 5FU
Telephone number: 0161 832 5284
For further details, please visit their website. Go to the Contents of Church Register List, and scroll down to “12 - Burton to Cheetwood”. Click on this category and the listing of records for St Mary’s church are shown under “St Mary The Virgin – Bury”.
If your enquiry relates to records after 1940, please apply in writing to The Rector,
Good luck with your family history research.