St Helens, Lancashire GenealogyEdit This Page
From FamilySearch Wiki
ST HELEN'S, a chapelry and market-town, in the parish and union of Prescot, hundred of West Derby, S. division of the county of Lancaster, 11 miles east by northeast of Liverpool; comprising part of the township of Eccleston, and the entire townships of Parr, Sutton, and Windle.
This town, originally a small village, is now a thriving place, situated on an extensive coal-field, to which it principally owes its prosperity. The church, originally dedicated to St Helen, on being enlarged in 1816, was dedicated anew to St Mary; another chapel, called St Thomas's church, was erected.
There are places of worship for the Society of Friends, Independents, and Wesleyans, and a Roman Catholic chapel.
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
| This section requires expansion with:
any unique information, such as the census for X year was destroyed.
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