Project Details

Project Title: LancashireBMD - Manchester RO (Deaths)
Project Description: Indexing of deaths at Manchester Register Office from 1837 to present date. Uses home working volunteers for indexing and on site volunteers for checking and filming index books.
Project manager: Liz Williamson
Project Size (L/M/S): Large
Project Status: Current
Project Started: 28 Dec 2008
Anticipated completion: 29 Dec 2019
Volunteer Requirement:

26 Dec 2018Over 2018 a total of 177,384 new records has been added to the LancashireBMD online index
13 Jul 2018All transcription of indexes by home-working volunteers has now been completed. Checking will still take some considerable time.
09 May 2018Transcription of death indexes is now in progress to 1990 and will continue to 1995. Work on transcribing is estimated to conclude before the end of 2018. Checking is ongoing on completed transcripts 1970-1975.
25 Sep 2017Indexing will re-commence to complete index 1969-2006 under management of Liz Williamson.
27 Mar 2017Death indexing is now completed to 1969. This brings the index up to another major change in the structure of the district. Indexing has been suspended at this point.
21 Dec 2016Over 2016 a total of 252,056 new records has been added to the LancashireBMD online index
20 Nov 2016Death indexes now completed to 1957
24 Aug 2016Indexing of deaths is now complete to 1953
01 Jan 2016Deaths have now been indexed up to approximately 1936. Over the course of 2015 a total of 247,758 death index records were published on the LancashireBMD online index.
31 May 2015All registers deposited at Central Library (i.e. registers which contain only deaths registered before 1915) have now been fully indexed and the indexes published on the site.
20 Feb 2015Photography of registers at Central Library has now been completed and indexing/checking is now in progress.
06 Jan 2014Work is ongoing with nearly 200,000 records indexed during 2013.

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