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White Pages - Manchester

Looking for a telephone number in Manchester? Use the White Pages search box above.

Manchester is known for its music scene, sporting culture and for becoming the world's first industrialised city during the industrial revolution of the 19th Century.

Manchester is also known as the UK's fastest growing major city, with an estimated population of 2,553,379 across the whole of the Greater Manchester area. It is Britain's third most visited city by foreign tourists after London and Edinburgh.

With such a bustling community, finding the contact details of a long-lost friend or relative can prove rather difficult. Luckily, White Pages can help. Simply type in the name of the Mancunian you're looking for in the search fields above and let White Pages find their telephone number for you in seconds.

Manchester

Manchester Electoral Register Archives

When you use White Pages, you are offered an instant preview to electoral roll records from 2002 - present.

The electoral roll contains the names and addresses of all registered voters in the UK and there are two versions, the full and the edited version. From 2003 onwards, voters could choose to have their details omitted from the edited version of the electoral roll. However, their name and address will still be included in the full electoral roll. This is why the electoral roll has become an important tool for researching the whereabouts of lost friends and relatives.

If you would like to see the current full version of the electoral register in Manchester, you can view it offline at the following locations:

Electoral Services Unit,
Room 134,
Town Hall,
Manchester,
M60 2LA
Tel: 0161 234 1212

Greater Manchester County Record Office,
56 Marshall Street,
New Cross,
Manchester,
M3 3WD

To make an appointment telephone: 0161 832 5284 or email: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .

Please note: due to changes in government legislation, only the current version of the full electoral roll is available for public inspection. This means that historical versions, which were produced within the last 10 years, are not available to the public. Older versions of the electoral register, which in Manchester's case date from 1832-1993, are available to view on Microfilm.

For more information on Manchester's archives, check out the ARCHON website.

Subdivisions of Manchester

The metropolitan county of greater Manchester is divided into 32 wards, with one civil parish, Ringway, which was added in 1974. If you're looking for someone and can remember their ward of residence, then entering these details into the White Pages search fields will help you narrow down the results. The names of Manchester's boroughs, for your reference, are as follows:

  • Ancoats
  • Ardwick
  • Baguley
  • Benchill
  • Beswick
  • Blackley
  • Bradford
  • Burnage
  • Brooklands
  • Cheetham
  • Chorlton-cum-Hardy
  • Clayton
  • Crumpsall
  • Didsbury
  • Fallowfield
  • Gaythorn
  • Gorton
  • Harpurhey
  • Hulme
  • Levenshulme
  • Longsight
  • Miles Platting
  • Moss Side
  • Moston
  • Newton Heath
  • Northenden
  • Openshaw
  • Rusholme
  • Sharston
  • Whalley Range
  • Withington
  • Woodhouse Park
  • Wythenshawe

More Information on Manchester's Local History

The Manchester Collection was compiled by Manchester City Council's Libraries, Information and Archives and provides information about how Manchester's ancestors lived. This fascinating collection should be a point of reference for anyone looking for information on their family's history in the city.

Gerald Lodge's Manchester Family History Research website also contains in-depth knowledge and comment on Manchester's archival records regarding industrial schools, prisons and work houses.

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