Liverpool Family History

These Liverpool family history online records include parish records, births, marriages, deaths, societies, burials, cemeteries and much more.


Births, Marriages & Deaths

Burials & Cemeteries

  • St James’ Cemetery Burials Liverpool
    The St James’ Cemetery Liverpool website has almost 15,000 burial records in its online database. Search by name, surname, date of birth and date of death.

Census Records

Electoral Registers



  • Liverpool Genealogy Forum
    The Liverpool Genealogy Forum covers queries within the area of Lancashire between the Ribble and the Mersey including Liverpool, Southport, Warrington, Skelmersdale, Leigh and Widnes.

Historical Directories

Local History

  • Memorials of Liverpool
    A history of Liverpool from its earliest times to the reign of Queen Victoria; an online book printed in 1875.
  • Liverpool Place Names
    The meanings of Liverpool place names and some surrounding areas, including the Wirral. An online book printed in 1898.

Medical Records

Military Records

Newspaper Archives

  • Old Mersey Times
    Liverpool and Merseyside history and people from old transcribed newspapers with births, deaths, marriages, criminals, divorce, emigration, memorial inscriptions and much more.


  • Liverpool Crew Lists 1861-1919
    More than 1 million people are included in the lists from 912 ships. You’ll find crew members, apprentices and ship voyages.

School Records

Societies and Groups

Workhouse Records

  • Liverpool Workhouse Registers
    Search over 2.2 million registers from the following Liverpool workhouses: Fazakerley Cottage Homes, Kirkdale Industrial Schools, Mill Road Hospital (West Derby Union Workhouse), Olive Mount Children’s Home, Sefton General Hospital (Toxteth Park Workhouse), Walton Workhouse, and West Derby Union.

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