Liverpool St Simon, Lancashire

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Contents

Chapelry History

St Simon Liverpool, was created a district church in 1846 from, and lying within the civil boundaries of Liverpool St Peter and St Nicholas, Lancashire and was closed in in 1930 (Source F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 182.) .

The church was originally a Distrist Commissioner's church ,foundation stone of St Simon's Church Gloucester Street laid by Rev J BROOKS 14 July  1846. The church was consecrated by the Archbishop of Canterbury 1 March 1847

This church was later demolished in 1866 to be replaced by railway. St Simon's Parish church, Gloucester-street and Silver Street, consecrated 14 June 1872; following relocation by  by the London and North-western Railway Company.


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