BIRKENHEAD: St. James (Church of England)

Laird Street/Hoylake Road

Church History

Built in 1858 as a chapel to Birkenhead: St. Mary. On 24 July 1869 it became a district church for part of the township of Birkenhead (previously served by Birkenhead: St. Mary).

On 1 August 1972 the district was amalgamated with that of Birkenhead: St. Bede, to form the combined district of "St. James with St. Bede".

Church Records

C = Christenings (Baptisms) ; M = Marriages ; B = Burials ; BTs = Bishop's Transcripts

Original Registers C 1865-1967 ; M 1869-1972 — Cheshire Record Office (P 75)
C from 1967 ; M from 1972 — Church
Microfilm Copies C 1865-1951 ; M 1869-1972 — Cheshire Record Office ; Family History Society of Cheshire
C 1865-1967 ; M 1869-1972 — Manchester Archives & Local Studies ; Birkenhead Central Library
Bishop's Transcripts C 1898-1899 (microfilmed) — Cheshire Record Office ; Family History Society of Cheshire
Copies and Indexes M 1869-1951 — Cheshire BMD (WR:BK5)
Notes B — none

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