Liverpool St Paul, Lancashire

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Chapelry History

Liverpool St Paul, St Paul's Square,was created as a chapel of ease in 1769 from, and lying within the boundaries of Liverpool St Peter and St Nicholas, Lancashire  Ecclesiastical Parish.

In 1761 an Act was secured for the building of the church. In 1763 the first stone was laid. The church was consecrated in 1769. In 1818 some rebuilding of the cupola was undertaken to improve the acoustic and remove the need for a mobile pulpit since the congragation had been unable to hear the preacher.

The church closed in 1910 and was demolished in 1931.

"St. Paul's church, erected at the expense of the inhabitants, in 1769."[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

http://www.1881pubs.com/ for details of public houses in the 1881 census

Poor Law Unions

Liverpool, 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



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