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Ardsley, Yorkshire
Type Ecclesiastical Parish
Civil Jurisdictions
Hundred Staincross
County Yorkshire
Poor Law Union Barnsley PLU
Registration District Barnsley
Records begin
Parish registers: 1839
Bishop's Transcripts: 1842
Ecclesiastical Jurisdictions
Rural Deanery Doncaster
Diocese York
Province York
Legal Jurisdictions
Probate Court Exchequer and Prerogative Courts of the Archbishop of York
Location of Archive
Yorkshire Record Office

Contents

Chapel History

ARDSLEY, a township and chapelry, in Darfield parish, wapentake of Staincross, West riding Yorkshire, 2 miles (E. by S.) from Barnsley; containing 1226 inhabitants. There is a place of worship for Wesleyans.[1]

Resources

Civil Registration

Online Records

Online data content from chapelry registers of Darfield exists at some of the following websites and for the specified ranges of years:

IARC = Archive.org
FS = FamilySearch.org
AC = Ancestry - (£)[2]
HATH = HathiTrust.org
JOIN = JoinerMarriageIndex.co.uk
ARDSLEY CHAPELRY (1694) Online Records
Baptisms
Marriages
Burials
Indexes Images Indexes Images Indexes Images
FS None 1694-1900 None
JOIN None None None
AC None None None


For a full list of all those chapels surrounding Ardsley and comprising the whole ancient parish of Darfield to which it was attached, be certain to see "Church Records" on the Darfield page.

Birth, marriages and deaths were kept by the government, from July 1837 to the present day. The civil registration article tells more about these records. There are several Internet sites with name lists or indexes. A popular site is FreeBMD.

Church records

To find the names of the neighbouring parishes, use England Jurisdictions 1851. In this site, search for the name of the parish, click on the location "pin", click Options and click List contiguous parishes.


Census records

Census records from 1841 to 1911 are available online. For access, see England Census Records and Indexes Online. Census records from 1841 to 1891 are also available on film through a Family History Center or at the Family History Library. The first film number is 464274.

Probate records

Records of wills, administrations, inventories, indexes, etc. were filed by the court with jurisdiction over this parish. Go to Yorkshire Probate Records to find the name of the court having primary jurisdiction. Scroll down in the article to the section Court Jurisdictions by Parish.

Maps and Gazetteers

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Websites

References

  1. Samuel A., A Topographical Dictionary of England(1848), pp. 66-69. Date accessed: 13 December 2013.
  2. 'West Yorkshire, England, Baptisms, Marriages and Burials, 1512-1812,' Ancestry, accessed 10 May 2014.

 

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