Knotty Ash St John the Evangelist, Lancashire

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Guide to '''Knotty Ash St John the Evangelist, Lancashire family history and genealogy:''' chapelry register transcripts, census records, birth records, marriage records, and death records.
  
 
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== Chapelry History  ==
 
== Chapelry History  ==
  
Knotty Ash St John the Evangelist was created a chapelry in 1836 from, and lying within the boundaries of [[Walton on the Hill St Mary, Lancashire]] ancient parish. The foundation stone of the Church was laid on June 26th, 1834, the following inscription being engraved on a brass plate, which was laid in the plinth stone:
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Knotty Ash (St John the Evangelist) was created a chapelry in 1836 from, and lying within the boundaries of [[Walton on the Hill St Mary, Lancashire|Walton on the Hill]] ancient parish. The church was consecrated 18 February 1836. Knotty Ash is a small area on the eastern fringe of Liverpool and neighbouring districts include West Derby, Old Swan, Broadgreen and Dovecot.<ref>Lewis, Samuel A., ''[http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=51086#s8 A Topographical Dictionary of England]'' (1848), pp. 708-710. Adapted. Date accessed: 01 July 2010.</ref>  
 
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“On the 26th day of June Anno Domini, 1834, this Foundation Stone was laid by Adam Dugdale Esq. of Dovecot House, on land given by him for the erection of this church for the service of the Church of England; it is dedicated to St. John the Evangelist, and was built by donations and subscriptions.”<br>
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The church was consecrated 18 February 1836. <br>
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Knotty Ash is a small area on the eastern fringe of Liverpool and neighbouring districts include West Derby, Old Swan, Broadgreen and Dovecot.
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It derived its name from a gnarled ash tree, and was made famous in the United Kingdom by stand-up comedian and local resident Ken Dodd and his Diddy Men concept. In 2004, Mr Dodd planted a new ash tree close to the site of the original (outside the Knotty Ash pub). According to the 1969 BBC children's television programme Ken Dodd And The Diddymen, the fictitious Diddyland, boasting the highest sunshine rate in the world, was situated in the centre of Knotty Ash.
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The modern parish team ministry is within the deanery of Huyton of the Diocese of Liverpool which was formed from the historical Diocese of Chester.<br>
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KNOTTY-ASH, '''an ecclesiastical district chapel''','''''<i>in the district chapelry&nbsp;of West Derby''','''</i>parish of Walton-on-the-Hill''''', union and hundred of West Derby, S. division of Lancashire, 4 miles east&nbsp;of&nbsp;Liverpool. The church, dedicated to '''St. John''''''the Evangelist''', was built in ''1836''.<ref>''[[A Topographical Dictionary of England]]'' by Samuel Lewis (1848), pp. 708-710.&amp;nbsp;Adapted. Date accessed: 01 July 2010.</ref>  
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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].  
 
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].  
  
Online index of Lancashire Births, Marriages and Deaths [[Lancashire BMD]]<br>
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Online index of Lancashire Births, Marriages and Deaths [[Lancashire BMD]]<br>  
  
 
==== Lancashire Online Parish Clerks  ====
 
==== Lancashire Online Parish Clerks  ====
  
An extremely useful resource for research in Lancashire Parishes http://www.lan-opc.org.uk/<br>
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An extremely useful resource for research in Lancashire Parishes http://www.lan-opc.org.uk/<br>  
  
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==== Church records  ====
 
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Knotty Ash chapelry's registers of christenings, marriages and burials, along with those of the ancient parish of [[Walton on the Hill St Mary, Lancashire|Walton on the Hill]] to which it is attached, have been mostly transcribed and are displayed online at the following web sites and ranges of years:  
 
Knotty Ash chapelry's registers of christenings, marriages and burials, along with those of the ancient parish of [[Walton on the Hill St Mary, Lancashire|Walton on the Hill]] to which it is attached, have been mostly transcribed and are displayed online at the following web sites and ranges of years:  
  
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For a full list of all those chapels surrounding Knotty Ash and comprising the whole ancient parish of Walton on the Hill to which it was attached, be certain to see "Church Records" on the [[Walton on the Hill St Mary, Lancashire|WALTON&nbsp;ON&nbsp;THE&nbsp;HILL&nbsp;ST&nbsp;MARY]]&nbsp;PARISH page.  
 
For a full list of all those chapels surrounding Knotty Ash and comprising the whole ancient parish of Walton on the Hill to which it was attached, be certain to see "Church Records" on the [[Walton on the Hill St Mary, Lancashire|WALTON&nbsp;ON&nbsp;THE&nbsp;HILL&nbsp;ST&nbsp;MARY]]&nbsp;PARISH page.  
  
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==== Poor Law Unions<br> ====
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[[West Derby, Lancashire Poor Law Union]]  
 
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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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Maps are a visual look at the locations in England. Gazetteers contain brief summaries about a place.<br>  
  
 
*[http://maps.familysearch.org/ England Jurisdictions 1851]  
 
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{{expand section|any relevant sites that aren’t mentioned above.}}  
  
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Guide to Knotty Ash St John the Evangelist, Lancashire family history and genealogy: chapelry register transcripts, census records, birth records, marriage records, and death records.

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Contents

Chapelry History

Knotty Ash (St John the Evangelist) was created a chapelry in 1836 from, and lying within the boundaries of Walton on the Hill ancient parish. The church was consecrated 18 February 1836. Knotty Ash is a small area on the eastern fringe of Liverpool and neighbouring districts include West Derby, Old Swan, Broadgreen and Dovecot.[1]

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

Knotty Ash chapelry's registers of christenings, marriages and burials, along with those of the ancient parish of Walton on the Hill 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


KNOTTY ASH ST JOHN Chapelry  (1836) Indexes
Baptisms Marriages Burials
FS 1851-1868
None
None
LOPC 1836-1933 None None
LBMD None 1837-1964 None
WALTON ON THE HILL ST MARY THE VIRGIN PARISH (1586) Indexes (ancient parish containing KNOTTY ASH Chapelry)
Baptisms Marriages Burials
FS 1586-1903 1586-1918 1710-1970
LOPC 1792-1903 1791-1805, 1818-1869 1767-1812
LBMD None 1837-1977 None
FMP None 1586-1662 None
AC 1586-1746 1586-1746 1586-1746


For a full list of all those chapels surrounding Knotty Ash and comprising the whole ancient parish of Walton on the Hill to which it was attached, be certain to see "Church Records" on the WALTON ON THE HILL ST MARY PARISH page.


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 306905.


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. 708-710. Adapted. Date accessed: 01 July 2010.