Database of names of individual people from West Lancashire with known links (work, family, etc.) to the Leeds and Liverpool canal network. Includes searchable database and family group pages. Free to use.
Original source: This index is compiled from the Appointment Registers of the Manchester City Police. Findmypast has searchable indexes; database results and some digitized images are available with a fee-based subscription.
This collection consists of 609 Indentures, ranging in date from 1700-1913, most of which were promoted by the Churchwardens and Overseers of the Poor of Manchester and their successors the Guardians of the Poor of the Manchester Union.