Follow the links below to find out more about the Parish of St Mary’s Prestwich

St Mary’s is a Church of England parish which is committed to Growing, Giving and Serving.  The church building is an ancient holy place where Christian worship has been offered for more than 800 years.   Today we aim to be a forward thinking and progressive community seeking to make sense of our lives in the twenty first century.  Find out more on our Parish Website.

For more information on the history of the Parish of Prestwich, visit  British History Online.

St Mary’s is Grade 1 listed, designating a building of “exceptional interest”.  Find out more in the official National Heritage List for England.

Parish records from St Mary’s Prestwich can be accessed online.  Find out more here.

Prestwich and Whitefield Heritage Society works to research, record, celebrate and preserve the history and heritage of Prestwich and Whitefield and their immediate environs.  In the Society’s online shop you can purchase St Mary’s Church, Prestwich:  A History by Ian Pringle.

We are very grateful for financial support received from the Heritage Lottery Fund and from the Diocese of Manchester.

Please note that we can take no responsibility for the contents of other organisations’ websites.