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Guide to '''Garston, Lancashire family history and genealogy:''' chapelry register transcripts, census records, birth records, marriage records, and death records.
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[[Image:Church of St. Michael, Garston, Liverpool.jpg|thumb|right]]
  
 
== Chapelry History  ==
 
== Chapelry History  ==
  
Garston St Michael, Church Road is an Ecclesiastical Parish in the county of Lancashire, created in 1729 from chapelry in&nbsp;[[Childwall,_Lancashire]] Ancient Parish.Other places in the parish include: Speke.<br>
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GARSTON, (St Michael), Church Road was created as a '''chapelry''' in 1729 in [[Childwall, Lancashire|Childwall]], union and hundred of West Derby, S.division of Lancashire, 5 miles (S. E.) from Liverpool. The present day church of St Michael is the third to occupy the site since the thirteenth century monastic settlement. It was built in 1877. A neat place of worship for '''Wesleyans''' has been built. <ref>Lewis, Samuel A., ''[http://british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=50977#s10 A Topographical Dictionary of England]'' (1848), pp. 279-282. Date accessed: 13 August 2013.</ref>
  
Garston is a district of Liverpool, Merseyside, England. It is bordered by Aigburth, Allerton, and Speke.
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In Medieval times, Garston was home to a group of Benedictine monks. The first recorded mention of settlement in Garston is of the church of St. Michael in 1235. By the 19th century, the area had become a small village, one of the eight townships forming the parish of Childwall. A small dock was first built at Garston in 1793 for Blackburne’s saltworks, which still stands today.  
  
Gaerstun, meaning 'grazing settlement' or 'grazing farm' in Old English, is one possible root of the name.
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Garston's growth accelerated rapidly in the 1840s, when in 1846, the area's first dock was constructed and opened, under the auspices of the St Helens and Runcorn Gap Railway Company. The "Old Dock" was followed twenty years later by a second, the "New Dock" . In 1902, Garston was incorporated into the City of Liverpool.  
  
In Medieval times, Garston was home to a group of Benedictine monks. The first recorded mention of settlement in Garston is of the church of St. Michael in 1235. By the 19th century, the area had become a small village, one of the eight townships forming the parish of Childwall.
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== Resources  ==
  
A small dock was first built at Garston in 1793 for Blackburne’s saltworks, which still stands today.
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==== Civil Registration  ====
  
Garston's growth accelerated rapidly in the 1840s, when in 1846, the area's first dock was constructed and opened, under the auspices of the St Helens and Runcorn Gap Railway Company. The "Old Dock" was followed twenty years later by a second, the "New Dock" . In 1902, Garston was incorporated into the City of Liverpool.
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Birth, marriages and deaths were kept by the government, from July 1837 to the present day. The civil registration article tells more about these records. There are several Internet sites with name lists or indexes. A popular site is [http://freebmd.org.uk/ FreeBMD].  
  
The present day church of St Michael is the third to occupy the site since the thirteenth century monastic settlement. It was built in the 1870's and consecrated 29 November 1877.<br>
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Online index of Lancashire Births, Marriages and Deaths [[Lancashire BMD]]<br>  
  
The modern parish forms the Garston St Michael benefice in the Liverpool South Childwall deanery of the diocese of Liverpool and was formerly a Diocese of Chester parish.
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==== Lancashire Online Parish Clerks  ====
  
GARSTON, a small town, a township, and a chapelry, in Childwall parish, Lancashire. The town stands on the Mersey, and on the Warrington, Garston, and Liverpool railway, 6 miles SE of Liverpool; was once noted for extensive salt-works; is now a sub-port to Liverpool, with new docks; and has a railway station with telegraph, and a post office‡ under Liverpool. -The township includes also Aigburth, a suburb of Liverpool. Acres, 3, 293; of which 1, 665 are water. Real property, £31, 643. Pop. in 1851, 2, 756; in 1861, 4, 720. Houses, 763.—The chapelry includes only the eastern part of the township; excludes Aigburth; and was constituted in 1828. Pop., 2, 016. Houses, 356. The property is much subdivided. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Chester. Value, £138.* Patron, Richard Watt, Esq. The church is very good; and there are two dissenting chapels, Church schools, and charities £12.  
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An extremely useful resource for research in Lancashire Parishes http://www.lan-opc.org.uk/<br>
  
John Marius Wilson, ''Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales'' (1872)
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== Resources ==
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==== Church records ====
  
==== Civil Registration ====
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===== '''Online Records''' =====
  
Birth, marriages and deaths were kept by the government, from July 1837 to the present day. The civil registration article tells more about these records. There are several Internet sites with name lists or indexes. A popular site is [http://freebmd.org.uk/ FreeBMD].
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'''<u>Church of England</u>'''
  
==== Church records  ====
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Garston chapelry's registers of christenings, marriages and burials, along with those of the ancient parish of [[Childwall, Lancashire|Childwall]] to which it is attached, have been mostly transcribed and are displayed online at the following web sites and ranges of years:
  
Include here information for parish registers, Bishop’s Transcripts and other types of church records, such as parish chest records. Add the contact information for the office holding the original records. Add links to the Family History Library Catalog showing the film numbers in their collection
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Parish registers for St. Michael's Church, Garston&nbsp; Microfilm of original records in the Liverpool Public Library. Later refilmed from original records in the Liverpool Record Office.Liverpool Record Office no.: 1/1, 2/1-14, 3/1-5, 4/1-9.
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<br>Baptisms, 1777-1898; Burials, 1777-1813. FHL BRITISH Film 396364 <br>Baptisms, 1898-1920, 1929-1943. FHL BRITISH Film 396365 <br>Marriages, 1839-1903. FHL BRITISH Film 396366 <br>Marriages, 1903-1919. FHL BRITISH Film 396367 <br>Marriages, 1919-1925. FHL BRITISH Film 396368 <br>Marriages, 1925-1939. FHL BRITISH Film 396369 <br>Burials, 1813-1886. FHL BRITISH Film 396370 <br>Burials, 1887-1918, 1920-1958. FHL BRITISH Film 396371 <br>Parish church accounts, 1877-1895. FHL BRITISH Film 396372 <br>Baptisms, 1777-1813; Burials, 1777-1813; Baptisms, 1813-1860 (another filming). FHL BRITISH Film 1545768 Items 6 - 8 <br>Baptisms, 1860-1913 (another filming). FHL BRITISH Film 1545769 <br>Baptisms, 1913-1935; Marriages, 1839-1901 (another filming). FHL BRITISH Film 1545770 <br>Marriages, 1901-1925; Burials, 1813-1871 (another filming). FHL BRITISH Film 1545771 <br>Burials, 1871-1918 (another filming). FHL BRITISH Film 1545772 Items 1 - 7 <br><br>
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Bishop's transcripts for Garston, Grassendale, and St. Matthew's and St. James' Church, Mossley Hill <br>
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Microfilm of original records at the Lancashire Record Office, Preston. Garston and Grassendale are chapelries in the parish of Childwall. Lancashire Record Office: DRL 2/17
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For a full list of all those chapels surrounding Garston and comprising the whole ancient parish of Childwall to which it was attached, be certain to see "Church Records" on the [[Childwall, Lancashire|CHILDWALL&nbsp;ALL&nbsp;SAINTS]]&nbsp;PARISH page.
  
Baptisms and burials, 1813-1847 in Garston; baptisms, 1868-1879 in Grassendale; baptisms, 1875-1876 in St. Matthew's and St. James' Church, Mossley Hill. FHL BRITISH Film 1068854 Item 2 <br>
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Parish registers for St. Michael's Church, Garston&nbsp; Microfilm of original records in the Liverpool Public Library. Later refilmed from original records in the Liverpool Record Office.Liverpool Record Office no.: 1/1, 2/1-14, 3/1-5, 4/1-9.
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<br>Baptisms, 1777-1898; Burials, 1777-1813. FHL BRITISH Film 396364 <br>Baptisms, 1898-1920, 1929-1943. FHL BRITISH Film 396365 <br>Marriages, 1839-1903. FHL BRITISH Film 396366 <br>Marriages, 1903-1919. FHL BRITISH Film 396367 <br>Marriages, 1919-1925. FHL BRITISH Film 396368 <br>Marriages, 1925-1939. FHL BRITISH Film 396369 <br>Burials, 1813-1886. FHL BRITISH Film 396370 <br>Burials, 1887-1918, 1920-1958. FHL BRITISH Film 396371 <br>Parish church accounts, 1877-1895. FHL BRITISH Film 396372 <br>Baptisms, 1777-1813; Burials, 1777-1813; Baptisms, 1813-1860 (another filming). FHL BRITISH Film 1545768 Items 6 - 8 <br>Baptisms, 1860-1913 (another filming). FHL BRITISH Film 1545769 <br>Baptisms, 1913-1935; Marriages, 1839-1901 (another filming). FHL BRITISH Film 1545770 <br>Marriages, 1901-1925; Burials, 1813-1871 (another filming). FHL BRITISH Film 1545771 <br>Burials, 1871-1918 (another filming). FHL BRITISH Film 1545772 Items 1 - 7 <br><br>
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Bishop's transcripts for Garston, Grassendale, and St. Matthew's and St. James' Church, Mossley Hill <br>
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Microfilm of original records at the Lancashire Record Office, Preston. Garston and Grassendale are chapelries in the parish of Childwall. Lancashire Record Office: DRL 2/17
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Baptisms and burials, 1813-1847 in Garston; baptisms, 1868-1879 in Grassendale; baptisms, 1875-1876 in St. Matthew's and St. James' Church, Mossley Hill. FHL BRITISH Film 1068854 Item 2 <br>  
  
 
==== Census records  ====
 
==== Census records  ====
  
Include an overview if there is any unique information, such as the census for X year was destroyed. Add a link to online sites for indexes and/or images. Also add a link to the Family History Library Catalog showing the film numbers in their collection.
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{{British Census|306899}}
  
http://www.1881pubs.com/ for details of public houses in the 1881 census
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==== Poor Law Unions<br> ====
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==== Poor Law Unions<br> ====
  
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[[West Derby, Lancashire Poor Law Union]]<br>  
  
==== Probate records<br> ====
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==== Probate records<br> ====
  
 
Records of wills, administrations, inventories, indexes, etc. were filed by the court with jurisdiction over this parish. Go to [[Lancashire Probate Records|Lancashire Probate Records]] to find the name of the court having primary jurisdiction. Scroll down in the article to the section Court Jurisdictions by Parish.  
 
Records of wills, administrations, inventories, indexes, etc. were filed by the court with jurisdiction over this parish. Go to [[Lancashire Probate Records|Lancashire Probate Records]] to find the name of the court having primary jurisdiction. Scroll down in the article to the section Court Jurisdictions by Parish.  
  
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Guide to Garston, Lancashire family history and genealogy: chapelry register transcripts, census records, birth records, marriage records, and death records.

Church of St. Michael, Garston, Liverpool.jpg

Contents

Chapelry History

GARSTON, (St Michael), Church Road was created as a chapelry in 1729 in Childwall, union and hundred of West Derby, S.division of Lancashire, 5 miles (S. E.) from Liverpool. The present day church of St Michael is the third to occupy the site since the thirteenth century monastic settlement. It was built in 1877. A neat place of worship for Wesleyans has been built. [1]

In Medieval times, Garston was home to a group of Benedictine monks. The first recorded mention of settlement in Garston is of the church of St. Michael in 1235. By the 19th century, the area had become a small village, one of the eight townships forming the parish of Childwall. A small dock was first built at Garston in 1793 for Blackburne’s saltworks, which still stands today.

Garston's growth accelerated rapidly in the 1840s, when in 1846, the area's first dock was constructed and opened, under the auspices of the St Helens and Runcorn Gap Railway Company. The "Old Dock" was followed twenty years later by a second, the "New Dock" . In 1902, Garston was incorporated into the City of Liverpool.

Resources

Civil Registration

Birth, marriages and deaths were kept by the government, from July 1837 to the present day. The civil registration article tells more about these records. There are several Internet sites with name lists or indexes. A popular site is FreeBMD.

Online index of Lancashire Births, Marriages and Deaths Lancashire BMD

Lancashire Online Parish Clerks

An extremely useful resource for research in Lancashire Parishes http://www.lan-opc.org.uk/


Church records

Online Records

Church of England

Garston chapelry's registers of christenings, marriages and burials, along with those of the ancient parish of Childwall to which it is attached, have been mostly transcribed and are displayed online at the following web sites and ranges of years:

AC = Ancestry.co.uk (£)
FMP = FindMyPast.co.uk (£)
FREG = FreeReg
FS = FamilySearch.org
LBMD = LancashireBMD.org.uk
LOPC = Lancashire Online Parish Clerk


GARSTON ST MICHAEL Chapelry  (1777) Indexes
Baptisms Marriages Burials
FS 1777-1913 1839-1903, 1920-1925 1777-1900
LOPC None None None
LBMD None 1839-1939 None
FREG None None 1813-1873
CHILDWALL ALL SAINTS PARISH (1557) Indexes (ancient parish containing GARSTON Chapelry)
Baptisms Marriages Burials
FS 1557-1853 1557-1638, 1653-1838 None
LOPC 1557-1753 1557-1638, 1653-1753 1653-1728
LBMD None 1837-1963 None
AC 1557-1753 1557-1753 1557-1753


For a full list of all those chapels surrounding Garston and comprising the whole ancient parish of Childwall to which it was attached, be certain to see "Church Records" on the CHILDWALL ALL SAINTS PARISH page.


Parish registers for St. Michael's Church, Garston  Microfilm of original records in the Liverpool Public Library. Later refilmed from original records in the Liverpool Record Office.Liverpool Record Office no.: 1/1, 2/1-14, 3/1-5, 4/1-9.


Baptisms, 1777-1898; Burials, 1777-1813. FHL BRITISH Film 396364
Baptisms, 1898-1920, 1929-1943. FHL BRITISH Film 396365
Marriages, 1839-1903. FHL BRITISH Film 396366
Marriages, 1903-1919. FHL BRITISH Film 396367
Marriages, 1919-1925. FHL BRITISH Film 396368
Marriages, 1925-1939. FHL BRITISH Film 396369
Burials, 1813-1886. FHL BRITISH Film 396370
Burials, 1887-1918, 1920-1958. FHL BRITISH Film 396371
Parish church accounts, 1877-1895. FHL BRITISH Film 396372
Baptisms, 1777-1813; Burials, 1777-1813; Baptisms, 1813-1860 (another filming). FHL BRITISH Film 1545768 Items 6 - 8
Baptisms, 1860-1913 (another filming). FHL BRITISH Film 1545769
Baptisms, 1913-1935; Marriages, 1839-1901 (another filming). FHL BRITISH Film 1545770
Marriages, 1901-1925; Burials, 1813-1871 (another filming). FHL BRITISH Film 1545771
Burials, 1871-1918 (another filming). FHL BRITISH Film 1545772 Items 1 - 7

Bishop's transcripts for Garston, Grassendale, and St. Matthew's and St. James' Church, Mossley Hill

Microfilm of original records at the Lancashire Record Office, Preston. Garston and Grassendale are chapelries in the parish of Childwall. Lancashire Record Office: DRL 2/17

Baptisms and burials, 1813-1847 in Garston; baptisms, 1868-1879 in Grassendale; baptisms, 1875-1876 in St. Matthew's and St. James' Church, Mossley Hill. FHL BRITISH Film 1068854 Item 2

Census records

Census records from 1841 to 1911 are available online. For access, see England Census Records and Indexes Online. Census records from 1841 to 1891 are also available on film through a Family History Center or at the Family History Library. The first film number is 306899.


Poor Law Unions

West Derby, Lancashire Poor Law Union

Probate records

Records of wills, administrations, inventories, indexes, etc. were filed by the court with jurisdiction over this parish. Go to Lancashire Probate Records to find the name of the court having primary jurisdiction. Scroll down in the article to the section Court Jurisdictions by Parish.

Maps and Gazetteers

Maps are a visual look at the locations in England. Gazetteers contain brief summaries about a place.

Web sites

References

  1. Lewis, Samuel A., A Topographical Dictionary of England (1848), pp. 279-282. Date accessed: 13 August 2013.