Knowsley, Lancashire Genealogy
KNOWSLEY, a township, with a chapel erected in 1843, is dedicated to St. Mary. It was built within the parish of Huyton, union of Prescot, hundred of West Derby, S. division of Lancashire, 3¼ miles northwest of Prescot.
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
Knowsley chapelry's registers of christenings, marriages and burials, along with those of the ancient parish of Huyton to which it is attached, have been mostly transcribed and are displayed online at the following web sites and ranges of years:
|FS = FamilySearch.org|
|LOPC = Lancashire Online Parish Clerk project|
|FMP = FindMyPast.co.uk|
|LBMD = LancashireBMD.org.uk|
|AC = Ancestry.co.uk|
|FREG = FreeReg|
|KNOWSLEY ST MARY Chapelry (1841) Indexes|
|HUYTON BY ROBY ST MICHAEL(ancient parish containing KNOWSLEY Chapelry)|
For a full list of all those chapels surrounding Knowsley and comprising the whole ancient parish of Huyton to which it was attached, be certain to see "Church Records" on the HUYTON ST MICHAEL 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. The first film number is 306900.
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. 708-710. Adapted. Date accessed: 01 July 2010.