Halewood, Lancashire Genealogy
HALEWOOD, a township with a district chapel, in the parish of Childwall, union of Prescot, hundred of West Derby, S. division of Lancashire, 8 miles southeast by east of Liverpool. Part of this township and part of Tarbock have been formed into an ecclesiastical district. The church, dedicated to St. Michael, was built in 1839.
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.
Church of England
Halewood chapelry's registers of christenings, marriages and burials, along with those of the ancient parish of Childwall 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|
|HALEWOOD ST NICHOLAS Chapelry (1839) Indexes|
|CHILDWALL ALL SAINTS PARISH (1557) Indexes (ancient parish containing HALEWOOD Chapelry)|
For a full list of all those chapels surrounding Halewood and comprising the whole ancient parish of Childwall to which it was attached, be certain to see "Church Records" on the CHILDWALL ALL SAINTS PARISH page.
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.
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
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- A Topographical Dictionary of England by Samuel Lewis (1848), pp. 372-379. URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=50998 Adapted. Date accessed: 01 July 2010.