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Toxteth Park

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Toxteth Park, town and par., SW. Lancashire - par. (wholly within the parl. limits of Liverpool), 3598 ac. (1284 water), pop. 117,028; town, on S. side of Liverpool, 1500 ac., pop. 10,308.

John Bartholomew, Gazetteer of the British Isles (1887)

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Archives & Libraries

Local studies information is held at Liverpool library.

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Churches

There are more than 30 churches identified in this place. Please click here for a complete list.
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Civil Registration

The Register Office covering the Toxteth Park area is Liverpool.

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Description & Travel

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Gazetteers

1868 - The National Gazetteer of Great Britain and Ireland

"TOXTETH PARK, an extra parochial liberty in the borough of Liverpool and hundred of West Derby, county Lancaster, 1 mile S.E. of Liverpool, of which it is a large suburb. The manor came from the crown to the Stanleys and Molyneuxs of Croxteth, and was dis-parked in 1591. [See Liverpool.]"

1868 - The National Gazetteer of Great Britain and Ireland

"OTTERSPOOL, a station in the parish of Toxteth Park, S.E. Lancashire, 2¾ miles S.E. of the Central Station in Liverpool; it is on the Warrington section of the Manchester, Sheffield, and Lincolnshire railway."

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Historical Geography

You can see the administrative areas in which Toxteth Park has been placed at times in the past. Select one to see a link to a map of that particular area.

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Maps

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View maps of Toxteth Park and places within its boundaries.

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You can see maps centred on OS grid reference SJ364870 (Lat/Lon: 53.376424, -2.957581), Toxteth Park which are provided by:

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Poor Houses, Poor Law

The Workhouse site has an interesting description of Toxteth workhouse.

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Probate Records

For probate purposes prior to 1858, Toxteth Park was in the Archdeaconry of Chester, in the Diocese of Chester. The original Lancashire wills for the Archdeaconry of Chester are held at the Lancashire Record Office.

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Societies

You can also see Family History Societies covering the nearby area, plotted on a map. This facility is being developed, and is awaiting societies to enter information about the places they cover.