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Guide to Beverley Saint Nicholas, Yorkshire ancestry, family history, and genealogy: parish registers, transcripts, census records, birth records, marriage records, and death records.

Beverley Saint Nicholas, Yorkshire
Type Ecclesiastical Parish
Civil Jurisdictions
Hundred Beverley
County Yorkshire
Poor Law Union Beverly PLU
Registration District Beverley
Records begin
Parish registers: 1561
Bishop's Transcripts: 1600; Separate records exist for Beverley St Nicholas beginning 1601
Ecclesiastical Jurisdictions
Rural Deanery Harthill and Hull
Diocese York
Province York
Legal Jurisdictions
Probate Court Court of the Peculiar of the Provost of the Collegiate Church of St John, Beverley
Location of Archive
Yorkshire Record Office

Contents

Parish History

BEVERLEY, a town, four parishes, a sub-district, and a district in E. R. Yorkshire. St. Nicholas' parish Pop., 1,410. Houses, 337. [1]

BEVERLEY, a borough, market-town, and the head of a union, in the E. riding of York, 9 miles (N. W.) from Hull, 29 (E. S. E.) from York, and 183 (N.) from London; comprising the parishes of St. John, St. Martin, St. Mary, and St. Nicholas, the first of which includes the townships of Aike, Eske, Molescroft, Storkhill with Sandholme, Thearne, Tickton with Hull-Bridge, Weel, and Woodmansey with Beverley-Park; and containing 8759 inhabitants. There are places of worship in the town for Baptists, the Society of Friends, Independents, and Primitive and Wesleyan Methodists.[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 data content from parish registers of Beverley St Mary and St Nicholas exist at some of the following websites and for the specified ranges of years:

IARC = Archive.org
FS = FamilySearch.org
FMP = findmypast (£)
HATH = HathiTrust.org
JOIN = JoinerMarriageIndex.co.uk - (£)
BEVERLEY ST MARY with ST NICHOLAS (1629) Online Records

Baptisms
Marriages
Burials

Indexes Images Indexes Images Indexes Images
FS 1629-1875

1714-1863

1817-1845
JOIN None

1561-1639

None

FMP (£) None

None

None

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 1882.


Census records

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. John M. Wilson,Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales 1870-1872 Adapted. Date Accessed 3 January 2014.
  2. Samuel A. Lewis, A Topographical Dictionary of England (1848), pp. 223-228. Adapted. Date accessed: 03 January 2014.

 

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