Liverpool St Paul, Lancashire Genealogy

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Chapelry History

Liverpool St Paul, St Paul's Square< was an Ecclesiastical Parish in the county of Lancashire, created in 1769 from  Liverpool_St_Peter_and_St_Nicholas,_Lancashire  Ecclesiastical Parish.

In 1761 an Act was secured for the building of the church. In 1763 the first stone was laid. The church was consecrated in 1769. In 1818 some rebuilding of the cupola was undertaken to improve the acoustic and remove the need for a mobile pulpit since the congragation had been unable to hear the preacher.

The church closed in 1910 and was demolished in 1931.

St. Paul's church, erected at the expense of the inhabitants, in 1769, is a well-constructed building, with a dome rising from the centre, and porticoes of the Ionic order, forming the principal entrances: it is a miniature imitation of St. Paul's cathedral, London, and cost £14,000. The living is in the gift of George Ramsden, Esq.; income of the senior minister, £220, and of the junior minister, £180, exclusively of fees; income of a Welsh curate, £155.

From: A Topographical Dictionary of England by Samuel Lewis  (1848), pp. 104-118. URL: Date accessed: 19 July 2010.


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