Liverpool St Stephen, Lancashire Genealogy
Liverpool St Stephen Byrom Steet was created in 1792 when a former Baptist Church was acquired. The final service in the old St Stephen's church was held 1 August 1870.
The church moved to a new site in 1870 and was later amalgamated with St Ann Richmond. The church in Byrom Street closed in 1937.
"St. Stephen's church, [erected in 1851] originally built for a congregation of Protestant dissenters, but purchased and fitted up for the Established religion, in the patronage (stood within the boundaries) of...St. Nicholas' and St. Peter's" ancient parish.
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
Lancashire Online Parish Clerks
An extremely useful resource for research in Lancashire Parishes http://www.lan-opc.org.uk/
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
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 438717.
http://www.1881pubs.com/ for details of public houses in the 1881 census
Poor Law Unions
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. 104-118. Adapted. Date accessed: 02 July 2010.