2. Principal Libraries with Family History resources|
Liverpool Record Office, Local Studies and Family History Service
William Brown Street
Tel: 0151 233 5817 (enquiries)
Tel: 0151 233 5811 (microform bookings)
Fax: 0151 233 5886 (mark for attention of Record Office)
3. Research Service
Provided by local Record Office?
4. Births, Deaths and Marriages
Registrar General's Indexes from 1837 (microform), or Registrar General for Scotland's Computerised Index from 1855.
St Catherine's House Indexes 1837-2000 (microfiche)
5. Census returns
Liverpool and surrounding area, excluding Wirral, 1841, 1851, 1861, 1871, 1881, 1891
Name Index published for 1851 Liverpool Census
1881 Census Index (microfiche) for England and Wales
6(a) County and Regional Directories
6(b) City and Town Directories
Street/trade directories 1766-1970
6(c) Telephone Directories
7. Electoral registers and polls books
7(a) Electoral Registers
7(b) Poll Books
8. International Genealogical Index (IGI)
9. Unpublished Indexes
10. Parish Registers
Baptisms, marriages and burials for over 100 Anglican parishes from 1586- , thirty Roman Catholic churches 1741- , and some Nonconformist chapels 1787- .
11. Periodicals (excl. newspapers)
12. Published Transcripts of Archival Material
13. Other material
Interment registers for Liverpool cemeteries 1825-
Poor Law Union workhouse records, admissions and discharges 1841-1914
Obituary notices and biographical cuttings of Liverpool Worthies, 1879-1923
14. Guides to Collections
Map of Church of England Parishes in Liverpool and District, c.1900
This map will be of use and interest to both local and family historians. The parish information is dated c.1900. It has been clearly superimposed on Philip's Map of Greater Liverpool dated 1921, which is at a scale of nearly 5" to 1 mile.
Price: £3.99 + postage
A Handlist of Church of England Parish Records in Liverpool Record Office
As well as listing deposited parish registers, this provides background information and lists churches by district and by date of consecration. It also includes some illustrations and copies of documents. Vital information for family and local historians.
Price: £2.80 including postage
Special Offer - Handlist of Church of England Parish Records and Map of Church of England Parishes in Liverpool and District can be purchased together at a discount price of £5.49 + postage
A Handlist of Roman Catholic Parish Records in Liverpool Record Office
Lists deposited registers with background information, illustrations and maps showing the locations of the churches in Liverpool and outlying areas.
Price £3.00 + postage
A Handlist of Cemetery and Burial Records in Liverpool Record Office
Lists deposited records with background information, illustrations and a map showing the locations of the cemetries in Liverpool.
Price £2.50 + postage
A Handlist of Nonconformist Records
List of deposited records with background information and illustrations.
Price £2.50 + postage
15. Local Record Offices
See above: Liverpool Record Office, Local Studies and Family History Service is run as a fully integrated section
Appointments are strongly advised for viewing sources on microfilm (microfiche). There is an advance booking fee for the microfilm/fiche readers.
A reader's ticket is needed. Photocopying facilities and microform printouts are available.