West Derby St Mary, Lancashire

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Guide to '''West Derby St Mary, Lancashire family history and genealogy:''' chapelry register transcripts, census records, birth records, marriage records, and death records.
  
 
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== Chapelry History  ==
 
== Chapelry History  ==
  
DERBY, WEST St Mary, a district '''chapel of ease''' as of 1688, and the head of a union, in the parish of [[Walton on the Hill St Mary, Lancashire]], hundred of West Derby, S. division of the county of Lancaster, 4 miles northeast of Liverpool. St James' church was built, in 1847. St Jude's church, in Hardwick-street, was built in 1841. There are also churches at Stanley (or Old Swan), Knotty-Ash, and Edge-Hill, which places are separately described. A '''Roman Catholic''' chapel, called Gillmoss chapel, is situated in West Derby, about a mile from Croxteth Hall; it was built in 1823.<ref>Lewis, Samuel A., ''[[A Topographical Dictionary of England]]''  (1848), pp. 32-46. Adapted. Date accessed: 29 June 2010.</ref>  
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DERBY, WEST St Mary, a district '''chapel of ease''' as of 1688, and the head of a union, in the parish of [[Walton on the Hill St Mary, Lancashire]], hundred of West Derby, S. division of the county of Lancaster, 4 miles northeast of Liverpool. St James' church was built, in 1847. St Jude's church, in Hardwick-street, was built in 1841. There are also churches at Stanley (or Old Swan), Knotty-Ash, and Edge-Hill, which places are separately described. A '''Roman Catholic''' chapel, called Gillmoss chapel, is situated in West Derby, about a mile from Croxteth Hall; it was built in 1823.<ref>Lewis, Samuel A., ''[http://british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=50918#s10 A Topographical Dictionary of England]''  (1848), pp. 32-46. Adapted. Date accessed: 08 October 2013.</ref>  
  
 
The earlier chapelry building was replaced in 1853/4 by present church designed by Gilbert G. Scott built of red sandstone with Yorkshire stone pillars and is situated in the heart of West Derby Village at the entrance to Croxteth Park.  
 
The earlier chapelry building was replaced in 1853/4 by present church designed by Gilbert G. Scott built of red sandstone with Yorkshire stone pillars and is situated in the heart of West Derby Village at the entrance to Croxteth Park.  
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Guide to West Derby St Mary, Lancashire family history and genealogy: chapelry register transcripts, census records, birth records, marriage records, and death records.

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Chapelry History

DERBY, WEST St Mary, a district chapel of ease as of 1688, and the head of a union, in the parish of Walton on the Hill St Mary, Lancashire, hundred of West Derby, S. division of the county of Lancaster, 4 miles northeast of Liverpool. St James' church was built, in 1847. St Jude's church, in Hardwick-street, was built in 1841. There are also churches at Stanley (or Old Swan), Knotty-Ash, and Edge-Hill, which places are separately described. A Roman Catholic chapel, called Gillmoss chapel, is situated in West Derby, about a mile from Croxteth Hall; it was built in 1823.[1]

The earlier chapelry building was replaced in 1853/4 by present church designed by Gilbert G. Scott built of red sandstone with Yorkshire stone pillars and is situated in the heart of West Derby Village at the entrance to Croxteth Park.


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

Church records

Online Records

Church of England

West Derby St Mary chapelry's registers of christenings, marriages and burials, along with those of the ancient parish of Walton on the Hill St Mary to which it is attached, have been mostly transcribed and are displayed online at the following web sites and ranges of years:

AC = Ancestry.co.uk (£)
FMP = FindMyPast.co.uk (£)
FREG = FreeReg
FS = FamilySearch.org
LBMD = LancashireBMD.org.uk
LOPC = Lancashire Online Parish Clerk


WEST DERBY ST MARY Chapelry  (1681) Indexes
Baptisms Marriages Burials
FS 1688-1955 1681-1744, 1837-1929 None
LOPC 1688-1707, 1813-1926 1698-1737, 1837-1947 None
LBMD None 1838-1984 None
AC 1688-1837 1698-1837 None
WALTON ON THE HILL ST MARY THE VIRGIN PARISH (1586) Indexes (ancient parish containing WEST DERBY ST MARY Chapelry)
Baptisms Marriages Burials
FS 1586-1903 1586-1918 1710-1970
LOPC 1792-1903 1791-1805, 1818-1869 1767-1812
LBMD None 1837-1977 None
FMP None 1586-1662 None
AC 1586-1746 1586-1746 1586-1746


For a full list of all those chapels surrounding West Derby St Mary and comprising the whole ancient parish of Walton on the Hill St Mary to which it was attached, be certain to see "Church Records" on the WALTON ON THE HILL ST MARY PARISH page.


West Derby- St Mary
Baptisms Transcript-1688-1837- 929.3272 We1
Marriages Transcript-1698-1837- 929.3272 We1

The Manchester Room and Greater Manchester County Record Office
Email: archiveslocalstudies@manchester.gov.uk

The Manchester Room@City Library (Local Studies)

For original registers of above please enquire at Liverpool Record Office.

Parish registers for St. Mary-the-Virgin Church, West Derby, 1688-1948 Microfilm copy of original records at the Liverpool Record Office.
West Derby was a chapelry of Walton-on-the-Hill parish until 1847.
Liverpool Record Office no.: WES 1/1-2, 2/1-7, 3/1-10, 5/1-2.

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Film
Baptisms, marriages, burials, 1688-1812. Baptisms, 1813-1848.
FHL BRITISH Film
1546069 Items 4 - 7
Baptisms, 1847-1947. Marriages, 1837-1863. (Items 2 & 3 were filmed out of order and with the wrong title boards. Correct title boards were filmed after item 6.)
FHL BRITISH Film
1546070
Marriages, 1863-1929.
FHL BRITISH Film
1546071
Marriages, 1929-1947. Banns, 1837-1907, 1944-1948.
FHL BRITISH Film
1546085


Bishop's transcripts for St. Mary-the-Virgin Church, West Derby, 1697-1871 Microfilm of original records at the Lancashire Record Office, Preston.
West Derby was a chapelry of Walton-on-the-Hill until 1847.

Content
Film
Baptisms, marriages and burials, 1697, 1723-1805; baptisms 1808-1871.
FHL BRITISH Film
1468982 Items 2 - 3


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 306906.


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. 32-46. Adapted. Date accessed: 08 October 2013.