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Brotherton, Yorkshire
Type Ancient Parish
Civil Jurisdictions
Hundred Barkstone-Ash
County Yorkshire
Poor Law Union Great Preston Gilbert Union PLU
Registration District Pontefract
Records begin
Parish registers: 1562
Bishop's Transcripts: 1604
Ecclesiastical Jurisdictions
Rural Deanery New Ainsty
Diocese York
Province York
Legal Jurisdictions
Probate Court Court of the Peculiar of the Dean and Chapter of York
Location of Archive
Yorkshire Record Office

Contents

Parish History

BROTHERTON (St. Edward the Confessor), a parish, in the Lower division of the wapentake of Barkstone-Ash, West Riding, Yorkshire; containing 1744 inhabitants, of whom 1613 are in the township of Brotherton, 1 mile (N. N. W.) from Ferry-Bridge. The parish contains the townships of Sutton and Byrome. There are places of worship for Independents and Wesleyans.[1]

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 Brotherton exists at some of the following websites and for the specified ranges of years:

AC = Ancestry - (£)[2]
FS = FamilySearch.org
JOIN = JoinerMarriageIndex.co.uk
BROTHERTON PARISH (1709) Online Records

Baptisms
Marriages
Burials

Indexes Images Indexes Images Indexes Images
AC 1561-1812 1561-1812 1561-1812 1561-1812 1561-1812 1561-1812
FS 1709-1910

1709-1912

1813-1930

JOIN None

1813-1837

None


For a full list of all those chapels surrounding Warrington-Padgate Christ Church and comprising the whole ancient parish of Brotherton to which it was attached, be certain to see "Church Records" on the BROTHERTON PARISH 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 1562.

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 464248.

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

Maps are a visual look at the locations in England. Gazetteers contain brief summaries about a place.

Websites

References

  1. Samuel A. Lewis, A Topographical Dictionary of England(1848), pp. 405-409. Adapted. Date accessed: 18 December 2013.
  2. 'West Yorkshire, England, Baptisms, Marriages and Burials, 1512-1812,' Ancestry, accessed 12 May 2014.

 

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