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Cross Stone, Yorkshire
Type Ecclesiastical Parish
Civil Jurisdictions
Hundred Morley
County Yorkshire
Poor Law Union Halifax PLU
Registration District Todmorden
Records begin
Parish registers: 1678
Bishop's Transcripts: 1813
Ecclesiastical Jurisdictions
Rural Deanery Pontefract
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

CROSSTONE,a chapelry, in the parish and union of Halifax, wapentake of Morley, W. riding of York, 11½ miles (W.) from Halifax; containing 11,685 inhabitants. [1]

CROSSTONE, Cross-Stone, or Croston, a village, and a chapelry in Halifax parish, W. R. Yorkshire. The village is in Stansfield township, on the west border of the county; stands near Eastwood r. station, and 8½ miles W of Halifax; and had anciently a stone cross. The chapelry includes the village, and is more extensive than the township. There are three dissenting chapels.[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.

Registration District Todmorden

Church records

Online Records

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

AC = Ancestry - (£)[3]
FS = FamilySearch.org
JOIN = JoinerMarriageIndex.co.uk
CROSS STONE PARISH (1813) Online Records

Baptisms
Marriages
Burials

Indexes Images Indexes Images Indexes Images
AC 1677-1812 1677-1812 1677-1812 1677-1812 1677-1812 1677-1812
FS 1813-1838 1828-1837
1828-1833
HALIFAX ST JOHN THE BAPTIST PARISH (1538) Online Records

Baptisms
Marriages
Burials

Indexes Images Indexes Images Indexes Images
AC 1538-1910 1538-1910 1538-1935 1538-1935 1538-1916 1538-1916
FS 1538-1593,
1720-1847
None 1538-1593,
1720-1837
None Add None
JOIN None None 1538-1599 None None None


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


To find the names of the neighboring 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.


Parish registers for Heptonstall, 1593-1909 see Heptonstall, Yorkshire The chapelry of Cross Stone is included in Heptonstall registers.

There is a known issue  England Vital Records Index (FamilySearch Historical Records) England Marriages 1538-1973 England EASy incorrect source information which has "West Yorkshire" marriage place entry and should contain parish or chapelry place Indexing batch numbers M10907-5 and M10907-6 are affected for this parish and Heptonstall, Yorkshire Baptisms, 1851-1904; Marriages, 1754-1820; Marriage banns, 1754-1765. FHL BRITISH Film 1450490 & Marriages, 1820-1872. FHL BRITISH Film 1450491


Census records


Poor Law Unions

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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Web sites

References

  1. Lewis, Samuel A., A Topographical Dictionary of England (1848), pp. 733-737. Date accessed: 14 November 2013.
  2. John Marius Wilson, Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales (1870-72) Adapted; Date accessed: 23 April 2013.
  3. 'West Yorkshire, England, Baptisms, Marriages and Burials, 1512-1812,' Ancestry, accessed 12 May 2014.

 

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