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Warrington St John the Evangelist, Lancashire Genealogy

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History[edit | edit source]

Warrington St John the Evangelist is an Ecclesiastical Parish in the Diocese of Liverpool.

The church was built in 1885 to serve the Walton Hall estate of the Greenall family, brewers and distillers. It was built at the expense of Sir Gilbert Greenall and designed by Paley and Austin.

St John's Church, Warrington.jpg

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 Free BMD.
Online index of Lancashire Births, Marriages and Deaths Lancashire BMD

Lancashire Online Parish Clerks[edit | edit source]

An extremely useful resource for research in Lancashire Parishes

Church records
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Census records
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Poor Law Unions[edit | edit source]

Warrington Poor Law Union, Lancashire

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
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Maps are a visual look at the locations in England. Gazetteers contain brief summaries about a place.
• England Jurisdictions 1851
• Vision of Britain

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  • Pollard, Richard; Nikolaus Pevsner (2006), The Buildings of England: Lancashire: Liverpool and the South-West, New Haven & London: Yale University Press, p. 629, ISBN 0 300 10910 5

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