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Austwick, Yorkshire
Type Ecclesiastical Parish
Civil Jurisdictions
Hundred Staincliff and Ewcross
County Yorkshire
Poor Law Union Settle PLU
Registration District Settle
Records begin
Parish registers: 1879
Bishop's Transcripts: None
Ecclesiastical Jurisdictions
Rural Deanery Clapham
Diocese Pre-1836 - York; Post-1835 - Ripon
Province York
Legal Jurisdictions
Probate Court Exchequer and Prerogative Courts of the Archbishop of York
Location of Archive
Yorkshire Record Office

Contents

Parish History

AUSTWICK (the Epiphany), a township and chapelry, created in 1843 from Clapham Ancient Parish. It is in the union of Settle, W. division of the wapentake of Staincliffe and Ewcross, West Riding Yorkshire, 4 miles (N. W.) from Settle. There is a place of worship for Wesleyan Methodists.

AUSTWICK, a township, in the parish of Clapham, union of Settle, W. division of the wapentake of Staincliffe and Ewcross, W. riding of York, 4 miles (N. W.) from Settle; containing 599 inhabitants. [1]

AUSTWICK, a township-chapelry in Clapham parish, W. R. Yorkshire; near Ingleborough hill, 2 miles NE of Clapham r. station, and 4½ NW of Settle. Post Town, Clapham, under Lancaster. There is a Wesleyan chapel.[2]

Resources

Civil Registration

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

Online Records

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

IARC = Archive.org
FS = FamilySearch.org
AC = Ancestry - (£)[3]
HATH = HathiTrust.org
JOIN = JoinerMarriageIndex.co.uk
AUSTWICK CHAPELRY (1837) Online Records
Baptisms
Marriages
Burials
Indexes Images Indexes Images Indexes Images
FS None None 1837
JOIN None None None
AC None None None


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

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.

This ancient parish (AP) was created before 1813. Church of England records began in date.


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 464272.

Surname Index for 1841-1901 provided by Ingleborough Archaeology Freebooters. These surnames were gleaned from the images in Austwick census enumerators books 1841-1901.

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. Lewis,A Topographical Dictionary of England (1848), pp. 112-116. Date accessed: 7 January 2014.
  2. John Marius Wilson, Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales (1870-72).
  3. 'West Yorkshire, England, Baptisms, Marriages and Burials, 1512-1812,' Ancestry, accessed 10 May 2014.

 

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