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Manchester Central Library (MCL)

Manchester Archives and Local Studies holds many collections of records - official, legal, religious, political, personal - relating to Manchester, both past and present. The official and public records relate specifically to the City of Manchester. The church records are drawn from a wider area owing to the Archive's status as Manchester Diocesan Record Office and also as a repository for the Manchester and Stockport Methodist District. In addition the Archive houses many private collections covering all walks of life.

The Archive is complemented by the Local Studies Library which has a large collection of printed material (including newspapers, photographs and maps) and additional sources for family history on microfilm.

Included in the Moving Here catalogue are photographs of the Manchester ship canal construction.

Links

For more information see the Manchester Archives and Local Studies web page at www.manchester.gov.uk/libraries/arls external link - opens in a new window.

Reproduction of images

Phone
0161 234 1979 / 1980
email
archives@libraries.manchester.gov.uk mailto link - creates a new email to this address or lsu@libraries.manchester.gov.uk mailto link - creates a new email to this address
Address
Manchester Archives and Local Studies
Central Library
St Peter's Square
Manchester. M2 5PD