Knotty Ash St John the Evangelist, Lancashire Family History Guide

Knotty Ash St John the Evangelist is an Ecclesiastical Parish in the county of Lancashire, created in 1836 from Walton on the Hill St Mary Ancient Parish.

Alternative names: West Derby St John the Evangelist

Parish church:

Parish registers begin:

  • Parish registers: 1836
  • Bishop’s Transcripts: 1852

Nonconformists include:

Adjacent Parishes

  • Wavertree Holy Trinity
  • Childwall
  • Derby, West St Mary

Historical Descriptions

The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870

KNOTTY-ASH, a chapelry in Walton-on-the-Hill parish, Lancashire; ½ a mile N of Broad-Green r. station, and 4 E of Liverpool. It has a post office under Liverpool, and a police station. Pop. in 1861, about 1,800. The manor belongs to the Marquis of Salisbury. The living is a p. curacy in the diocese of Chester. Value, not reported.* Patrons, Trustees. The church is modern, in the later English style; and contains 900 sittings. There are national schools.

Source: The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales [Wilson, John M]. A. Fullarton & Co. N. d. c. [1870-72].


County: Lancashire
Civil Registration District: West Derby
Probate Court: Court of the Bishop of Chester (Episcopal Consistory)
Diocese: Chester
Rural Deanery: Prescot
Poor Law Union: West Derby
Hundred: West Derby
Province: York