Huyton, Lancashire Genealogy

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Here is a List of Chapelries in Huyton Parish.

Parish History

HUYTON St Michael,a parish, in the union of Prescot, hundred of West Derby, S. division of Lancashire; containing, with the townships of Knowsley, Roby, and Tarbock, 7 miles east from Liverpool. At Knowsley is a separate chapel.

A place of worship for Independents was built in 1836.[1] 


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.

Church records

Online Records

Huyton St Michael Parish registers have mostly been transcribed and posted online at the following web sites:

AC = (£)
FMP = (£)
FREG = FreeReg
FS =
LOPC = Lancashire Online Parish Clerk
Baptisms Marriages Burials
FS 1578-1727 1587-1726 None
LOPC 1578-1727 1587-1726 1587-1727
LBMD  None 1837-2006 None
KNOWSLEY ST MARY Chapelry (1841) Indexes
Baptisms Marriages Burials
FS 1856-1879 None None
LOPC 1844-1920 1844-1968 1844-1946
LBMD  None 1837-2006 None
FREG 1844-1877 None None
ROBY ST BARTHOLOMEW Chapelry (1850) Indexes
Baptisms Marriages Burials
FS None None None
LOPC 1850-1915 None 1853-1934

Original Records

Original copies of the parish registers for Huyton are held at the Lancashire Record Office, Bow Lane, Preston PR1 2RE.

In addition, the Family History Library, at FamilySearch in Salt Lake City, UT, U.S.A. also has microfilm copies of the originals and these may be circulated to any one of its 4,600 satellite FamilySearch Centres worldwide.

Huyton St Michael parish registers and Bishop's transcripts have been deposited at the Lancashire Record Office, Bow Lane, Preston, PR1 2RE. In addition, the Family History Library, Salt Lake City, UT, U.S.A. has microfilmed these registers and are available for circulating to its over 4,600 FamilySearch Centres worldwide. Huyton's parish registers commence from 1578.


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.

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

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Web sites


  1. A Topographical Dictionary of England by Samuel Lewis (1848), pp. 594-598. Adapted. Date accessed: 01 July 2010.