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==== Church Records  ====
 
==== Church Records  ====
  
Egremont St John parish registers of christenings, marriages and burials are available online for the following years:  
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Egremont parish registers of christenings, marriages and burials are available online for the following years:
  
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| bgcolor="#ffffff" align="left" colspan="6" | '''FS PRs''' = [https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/1614792 England, Cheshire Parish Registers, 1538-2000 (FamilySearch) - free]
 
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| bgcolor="#ffffff" align="left" colspan="6" | FS PR's =[https://familysearch.org/search/collection/1614792 FamilySearch Parish Registers]<br>
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| bgcolor="#ffffff" align="left" colspan="6" | '''FS BTs''' = [https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/1469935 England, Cheshire Bishop's Transcripts, 1598-1900 (FamilySearch) - free]
 
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| bgcolor="#ffffff" align="left" colspan="6" | FS BT's = [https://familysearch.org/search/collection/1469935 FamilySearch Bishops Transcripts ]<br>
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| bgcolor="#ffffff" align="left" colspan="6" | '''FS''' = [https://www.familysearch.org/ FamilySearch - free]
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| bgcolor="#ffffff" align="left" colspan="6" | '''FMP Diocese PRs''' = [https://search.findmypast.com/ Cheshire Diocese Of Chester Parish Registers (FindMyPast) - ($)]
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| bgcolor="#ffffff" align="left" colspan="6" | '''FMP Diocese BTs''' = [https://search.findmypast.com/ Cheshire Diocese Of Chester Bishop's Transcripts (FindMyPast) - ($)]
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| bgcolor="#ffffff" align="left" colspan="6" | '''BOYD''' = [https://search.findmypast.com/search-world-Records/england-boyds-marriage-indexes-1538-1850 England, Boyd's Marriage Indexes, 1538-1850 (FindMyPast) - free]
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| bgcolor="#ffffff" align="left" colspan="6" | '''IGI''' = [https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/igi International Genealogical Index (FamilySearch) - free]<ref>ArcherSoftware.co.uk</ref>
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| bgcolor="#ffffff" align="left" colspan="6" | '''FS Catalog PRs''' = [https://www.familysearch.org/catalog/search FamilySearch Catalog Parish registers - free]
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| bgcolor="#ffffff" align="left" colspan="6" | '''FS Catalog BTs''' = [https://www.familysearch.org/catalog/search FamilySearch Catalog Bishop's transcripts - free]
 
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! bgcolor="#ffffcc" align="center" colspan="7" scope="col" | '''Egremont St John Parish (1884) Online Records'''
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| bgcolor="#ffffcc" align="center" scope="col" colspan="7" | '''Egremont Online Parish Records'''
 
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| bgcolor="#ffcccc" colspan="2" | <center>'''''Baptisms'''''</center>  
 
| bgcolor="#ffcccc" colspan="2" | <center>'''''Baptisms'''''</center>  
 
| bgcolor="#ccffcc" colspan="2" | <center>'''''Marriages'''''</center>  
 
| bgcolor="#ccffcc" colspan="2" | <center>'''''Marriages'''''</center>  
 
| bgcolor="#ccffff" colspan="2" | <center>'''''Burials'''''</center>
 
| bgcolor="#ccffff" colspan="2" | <center>'''''Burials'''''</center>
 
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| bgcolor="#ffcccc" | Indexes  
 
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| bgcolor="#ffcccc" | [http://search.ancestry.co.uk/search/db.aspx?dbid=1351 '''1881-1901''']  
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| bgcolor="#ffcccc" | [https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/1614792 '''1538-2000''']
 
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| bgcolor="#ffcccc" | <br>  
| bgcolor="#ccffcc" | [http://search.ancestry.co.uk/search/db.aspx?dbid=1352 '''1834-1906''']  
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| bgcolor="#ccffcc" | [https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/1614792 '''1538-2000''']
 
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| bgcolor="#ccffcc" | <br>  
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| bgcolor="#ffcccc" | [https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/1469935 '''1598-1900''']
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| bgcolor="#ffcccc" | <br>
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| bgcolor="#ccffcc" | [https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/1469935 '''1598-1900''']
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| bgcolor="#ffffcc" | '''FS'''
| bgcolor="#ffcccc" | [https://familysearch.org/search/collection/1614792 1865-1909]
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| bgcolor="#ffcccc" | {{RecordSearch|1473014|'''1538-1975'''}}
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| bgcolor="#ffcccc" | <br>
| bgcolor="#ccffcc" | [https://familysearch.org/search/collection/1614792 1907-1934]
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| bgcolor="#ffffcc" | '''FMP Diocese PRs'''
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| bgcolor="#ffcccc" | [https://search.findmypast.com/search-world-Records/cheshire-diocese-of-chester-parish-baptisms-1538-1911 '''1538-1911''']
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| bgcolor="#ccffcc" | [https://search.findmypast.com/search-world-Records/cheshire-diocese-of-chester-parish-marriages-1538-1910 '''1538-1910''']
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Egremont St John Otherwise Liscard, Church Street created a parish in 1884 from Wallasey and seacombe.<br>
 
 
 
&nbsp;Here is a list of Egremont parish registers on microfilm at the [[Family History Library|Family History Library]] in Salt Lake City.  
 
 
 
Parish registers for St. John's Church, Liscard, 1834-1952 Cheshire Record Office no.: P79/1-3, P79/4707/1-3, 6-7, 10-11; P79/2/3-4.<br>
 
 
 
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| Parish Registers: Egremont, St John's<br>  
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| Film
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| bgcolor="#ccffcc" | [https://search.findmypast.com/search-world-Records/cheshire-diocese-of-chester-bishops-transcripts-marriages-1576-1906 '''1576-1906''']
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| bgcolor="#ccffff" | [https://search.findmypast.com/search-world-Records/cheshire-diocese-of-chester-bishops-transcripts-burials-1576-1906 '''1576-1906''']
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| Baptisms, 1881-1901. Marriages, 1895-1907. Banns, 1834-1883.<br>  
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| 1655857 Items 4 - 6<br>
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| bgcolor="#ccffcc" | [https://search.findmypast.com/search-world-Records/england-boyds-marriage-indexes-1538-1850 '''1538-1850''']
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| Baptisms, 1900-1949.<br>  
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| 2298980 Items 7 - 10<br>
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| Marriages, 1907-Nov. 1940.<br>  
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| 2299009 <br>
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| Marriages, Nov. 1940-1950. Banns of marriages, 1906-1913, 1933-1952.<br>  
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| 2299010 Items 1 - 3<br>
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St. Columba's Church was a chapel of ease in Egremont, St. John's, Liscard. Liscard was a chapelry in Wallasey parish.<br>  
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To find the names of the neighboring parishes, use [http://maps.familysearch.org/ England Jurisdictions 1851 Map]. In this site, search for the name of the parish, click on the location "pin", click Options and click List contiguous parishes.<br><br>
  
Parish registers of St. Columba, Egremont, 1904-1966 Cheshire Record Office call nos.: P212/1, P212/2/1-4.<br>
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Records are also available at the [http://www.cheshirearchives.org.uk/home.aspx Cheshire Archives and Local Studies].
 
 
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| Parish Registers: Egremont, St Columba<br>
 
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| Baptisms, 1904-1948. Marriages, 1922-1966.<br>
 
| 2262947 Items 2 - 6<br>
 
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===== Non-Conformist Churches  =====
 
===== Non-Conformist Churches  =====
  
Not known  
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Not known
  
 
==== Civil Registration  ====
 
==== Civil Registration  ====

Revision as of 07:40, 19 March 2019

Guide to Egremont, Cheshire ancestry, family history, and genealogy:  parish registers, transcripts, census records, birth records, marriage records, and death records.

Egremont, Cheshire
Type Hamlet in Liscard
Civil Jurisdictions
Hundred Wirrall
County Cheshire
Poor Law Union Wirral
Registration District Wirrall
Records begin
Parish registers: 1833
Bishop's Transcripts: 1833
Ecclesiastical Jurisdictions
Parish Wallasey
Rural Deanery Wirral
Diocese Pre-1541 - Lichfield and Coventry; Post-1540 - Chester
Province York
Legal Jurisdictions
Probate Court Pre-1541 - Court of the Bishop of Lichfield (Episcopal Consistory) Post-1540 - Court of the Bishop of Cheshire (Episcopal Consistory)
Location of Archive
Cheshire Record Office

Parish History[edit | edit source]

LISCARD, a township, in the parish of Wallasey, union, and Lower division of the hundred, of Wirrall, S. division of the county of Chester, 3 miles (N. by W.) from Birkenhead. The hamlet of Egremont is also in the township. A church, dedicated to St. John, and in the Grecian style of architecture, was erected at Egremont in 1833. There are places of worship for Independents and Primitive Methodists; and a Roman Catholic chapel (St. Alban's), built in 1842. [1]

Resources[edit | edit source]

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.


Church Records[edit | edit source]

Egremont parish registers of christenings, marriages and burials are available online for the following years:

FS PRs = England, Cheshire Parish Registers, 1538-2000 (FamilySearch) - free
FS BTs = England, Cheshire Bishop's Transcripts, 1598-1900 (FamilySearch) - free
FS = FamilySearch - free
FMP Diocese PRs = Cheshire Diocese Of Chester Parish Registers (FindMyPast) - ($)
FMP Diocese BTs = Cheshire Diocese Of Chester Bishop's Transcripts (FindMyPast) - ($)
BOYD = England, Boyd's Marriage Indexes, 1538-1850 (FindMyPast) - free
IGI = International Genealogical Index (FamilySearch) - free[2]
FS Catalog PRs = FamilySearch Catalog Parish registers - free
FS Catalog BTs = FamilySearch Catalog Bishop's transcripts - free
Egremont Online Parish Records
Baptisms
Marriages
Burials
Indexes Images Indexes Images Indexes Images
FS PRs 1538-2000
1538-2000
1538-2000
FS BTs 1598-1900
1598-1900
1598-1900
FS 1538-1975
1538–1973
1538-1991
FMP Diocese PRs 1538-1911
1538-1910
1538-1911
FMP Diocese BTs 1576-1906
1576-1906
1576-1906
BOYD

1538-1850


IGI



FS Catalog PRs


FS Catalog BTs


To find the names of the neighboring parishes, use England Jurisdictions 1851 Map. In this site, search for the name of the parish, click on the location "pin", click Options and click List contiguous parishes.

Records are also available at the Cheshire Archives and Local Studies.

Non-Conformist Churches[edit | edit source]

Not known

Civil Registration[edit | edit source]

Birth, marriages and deaths were kept by the government, from 1 July 1837 to the present day. The civil registration article tells more about these records. Here are two excellent Internet sites with birth, marriage and death indexes available:

Registration Districts[edit | edit source]
  • Wirral (1837-1861)
  • Birkenhead (1861-1912)

Poor Law Unions[edit | edit source]

Probate records[edit | edit source]

Records of wills, administrations, inventories, indexes, etc. were filed by the court with jurisdiction over this parish. Go to Cheshire Probate Records to find the name of the court having primary jurisdiction. Scroll down in the article to the section Court Jurisdictions by Parish.

See also England Cheshire Probate Records (FamilySearch Historical Records)

Maps and Gazetteers[edit | edit source]

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

Websites[edit | edit source]

Egremont (see Liscard) on GENUKI

References[edit | edit source]

  1. Lewis, Samuel A., A Topographical Dictionary of England (1848), pp. 150-154.Date accessed: 17 January 2014.
  2. ArcherSoftware.co.uk