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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.
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/
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 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 438717.
Poor Law Unions
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.
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