Liverpool St Mary, Lancashire Genealogy
Guide to Liverpool St Mary, Lancashire ancestry, family history, and genealogy: chapelry register transcripts, census records, birth records, marriage records, and death records.
LIVERPOOL St. Mary's church was a chapel of ease, built in the year 1819, for the school of the indigent blind, with which it communicates by a subterraneous passage. It lay within the parish boundaries of St Nicholas Liverpool. It was removed to Hardman Street and rebuilt in 1850; exact boundary unknown.
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
Online transcriptions exist for Liverpool St Mary-for-the-Blind Chapel registers as well as for Liverpool's ancient parish of St Nicholas' baptism, marriage and burial registers. Displayed below are those links to online data for both this chapelry and for the ancient parish of St Nicholas located in the following websites; note the ranges of years:
|AC = Ancestry.co.uk (£)|
|FMP = findmypast (£)|
|FREG = FreeReg|
|FS = FamilySearch.org|
|LBMD = LancashireBMD.org.uk|
|LOPC = Lancashire Online Parish Clerk|
|LIVERPOOL ST MARY-for-the-BLIND Chapelry (1829) Indexes|
|LIVERPOOL ST NICHOLAS PARISH (1604) Indexes|
To view a full list for all of Liverpool Parish’s (nearly 60) chapelries, ecclesiastical churches, and district chapels, and to view online baptism, marriage and burial transcription indexes, visit the LIVERPOOL ST PETER & ST NICHOLAS PARISH page.
Liverpool St Mary (for the Blind) Chapel (parish) registers are held at the Liverpool Record Office. These registers have also been microfilmed by FamilySearch and they are available at the Family History Library (see FamilySearch Catalog).
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.
Poor Law UnionsEdit
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 GazetteersEdit
Maps are a visual look at the locations in England. Gazetteers contain brief summaries about a place.
- Lewis, Samuel A., A Topographical Dictionary of England (1848), pp. 104-118. Adapted. https://www.british-history.ac.uk/topographical-dict/england/pp104-118#h3-0028. Date accessed: 02 July 2010.