To request editing rights on the Wiki, click here.

Croxteth Park, Lancashire Genealogy

From FamilySearch Wiki
Jump to navigation Jump to search


Guide to Croxteth Park, Lancashire ancestry, family history, and genealogy: parish registers, census records, birth records, marriage records, and death records.

Croxteth Park, Lancashire
Type Extra-parochial
Civil Jurisdictions
Hundred West Derby
County Lancashire
Poor Law Union West Derby
Registration District West Derby
Records begin
Parish registers: For records see surrounding parishes
Bishop's Transcripts: For records see surrounding parishes
Ecclesiastical Jurisdictions
Rural Deanery Not Applicable
Diocese Not Applicable
Legal Jurisdictions
Probate Court Search the courts of the surrounding parishes
Location of Archive
Lancashire Record Office

Parochial History[edit | edit source]

CROXTETH-PARK, an extra-parochial liberty, in the union and hundred of West Derby, S. division of Lancashire, 4 miles (W. N. W.) from Prescot. Contiguous parishes are West Derby St Mary, Lancashire, Prescot, Knowsley, Lancashire. See England Jurisdictions 1851[1]

Resources[edit | edit source]

Civil Registration[edit | edit source]

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

Census records[edit | edit source]

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 Unions[edit | edit source]

West Derby, Lancashire Poor Law Union

Probate records[edit | edit source]

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[edit | edit source]

Maps are a visual look at the locations in England. Gazetteers contain brief summaries about a place.

References[edit | edit source]

  1. Lewis, Samuel A., A Topographical Dictionary of England (1848), pp. 737-742. Date accessed: 23 September 2013.

Websites[edit | edit source]

Croxteth Park on GENUKI