Litherland Christ Church, Lancashire

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Guide to '''Litherland Christ Church, Lancashire family history and genealogy:''' chapelry register transcripts, census records, birth records, marriage records, and death records.
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Guide to '''Litherland Christ Church, Lancashire family history and genealogy:''' chapelry register transcripts, census records, birth records, marriage records, and death records.  
  
 
== Chapelry History  ==
 
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LITHERLAND (ChristChurch), a township, a '''chapelry''', and a subdistrict in [[Sefton, Lancashire|Sefton parish]], West Derby district, Lancashire. The township lies on the coast, 4 miles north by west of Liverpool; and contains the hamlet of Seaforth and a portion of Waterloo. The chapelry was constituted in 1842, and includes but a portion of the township; the rest of which is in the two chapelries of Waterloo. The present church was built in 1892 and became known locally as Old Christ Church.<ref>Wilson,John M., [http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/descriptions/index.jsp ''Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales''](1872)</ref>  
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LITHERLAND (ChristChurch), a township, a '''chapelry''', and a subdistrict in [[Sefton, Lancashire|Sefton parish]], West Derby district, Lancashire. The township lies on the coast, 4 miles north by west of Liverpool; and contains the hamlet of Seaforth and a portion of Waterloo. The chapelry was constituted in 1842, and includes but a portion of the township; the rest of which is in the two chapelries of Waterloo. The present church was built in 1892 and became known locally as Old Christ Church. LITHERLAND, a '''township''', in the parish of Sefton,union and hundred of West Derby, S. division of Lancashire, 4¾ miles (N. by W.) from Liverpool. <ref>Lewis, Samuel A., [http://british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=51111#s8 ''A Topographical Dictionary of England (1848), pp. 101-104.''] Date accessed: 24 September 2013.</ref>
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Guide to Litherland Christ Church, Lancashire family history and genealogy: chapelry register transcripts, census records, birth records, marriage records, and death records.

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Chapelry History

LITHERLAND (ChristChurch), a township, a chapelry, and a subdistrict in Sefton parish, West Derby district, Lancashire. The township lies on the coast, 4 miles north by west of Liverpool; and contains the hamlet of Seaforth and a portion of Waterloo. The chapelry was constituted in 1842, and includes but a portion of the township; the rest of which is in the two chapelries of Waterloo. The present church was built in 1892 and became known locally as Old Christ Church. LITHERLAND, a township, in the parish of Sefton,union and hundred of West Derby, S. division of Lancashire, 4¾ miles (N. by W.) from Liverpool. [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

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

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. 101-104. Date accessed: 24 September 2013.