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.
The majority of the collection is in good condition.
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
Some miscellaneous unidentified material remains uncatalogued.
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.