Catalogue description Methodist Church: Liverpool District; Southport Circuit and Church Records

This record is held by Merseyside Record Office

Details of M287 SOU
Reference: M287 SOU
Title: Methodist Church: Liverpool District; Southport Circuit and Church Records

The number of records surviving for individual churches varies considerably. The most common groups of records to survive are minutes, financial, administrative and registers of baptisms and marriages.

Date: 1811-1988

1. Circuit Records


1. Ormskirk


2. Southport (1853-1878)


3. Southport Trinity (Wesleyan)


4. Southport Mornington Road (Wesleyan)


5. Southport Churchtown (United Methodist Free Churches)


6. Southport North


7. Southport II (pm)


8. Southport I (pm)


9. Southport South (19th century)


10. Southport South (20th century)


2. Churches/Chapels


1. Ainsdale


2. Bescar Lane


3. Blowick (Victoria)


4. Brighton Road


5. Cemetery Road


6. Crossens


7. Derby Road


8. Devonshire Road


9. Duke Street Trinity


10. Ecclesfield


11. High Park


12. Kent Road


13. Leyland Road


14. Liverpool Road


15. Manchester Road


16. Marshside Road


17. Mornington Road


18. Russell Road


19. St Marks


20. Shirdley Hill


21. Southbank


22. North Meols


23. Hoghton Street


24. Chatham Road, Birkdale


25. Talbot Street

Held by: Merseyside Record Office, not available at The National Archives
Language: English

Southport Circuit, Lancashire

Southport Circuit, Merseyside

Physical condition: The majority of the collection is in good condition.
Access conditions:

Access will be granted to any accredited reader.

Immediate source of acquisition:

The collection was deposited on 1st June 1994 by the Reverend George Barton, Circuit Superintendent. Acc 1994/4

Custodial history:

Some miscellaneous unidentified material remains uncatalogued.

  • Southport, Lancashire
  • Southport, Merseyside
Administrative / biographical background:

The archive reflects the growth of the Methodist Church in the Southport area. Population shifts and the changes in patterns of worship can be traced through the closure or merger of several of the churches in this archive. The organisation of the Methodist Church is also evident in the arrangement of circuit records.

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