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Farnham, Yorkshire
Type Ancient Parish
Civil Jurisdictions
Hundred Claro
County Yorkshire
Poor Law Union Great Ouseburn Gilbert Union PLU
Registration District Knaresborough
Records begin
Parish registers: 1570
Bishop's Transcripts: 1665
Ecclesiastical Jurisdictions
Rural Deanery Boroughbridge
Diocese Pre-1836 - York; Post-1835 - Ripon
Province York
Legal Jurisdictions
Probate Court Court of the Peculiar of the Honour of Knaresborough
Location of Archive
Yorkshire Record Office

Contents

Parish History

FARNHAM, a parish, in the Lower division of the wapentake of Claro, union of Great Ouseburn (under Gilbert's act), W. riding of York; comprising the townships of Farnham, Ferensby, and Scotton; and containing 580 inhabitants, of whom 170 are in the township of Farnham, 2 miles (N.) from Knaresborough. [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 Farnham exists at some of the following websites and for the specified ranges of years:

IARC = Archive.org
FS = FamilySearch.org
ANC = ancestry.co.uk (£)
HATH = HathiTrust.org
JOIN = JoinerMarriageIndex.co.uk
FARNHAM PARISH (1569) Online Records

Baptisms
Marriages
Burials

Indexes Images Indexes Images Indexes Images
FS 1569-1907

1570-1865

1674-1908

JOIN None

1570-1812

None

AC 1569-1812

1569-1812

1569-1812



For a full list of all those chapels surrounding Warrington-Padgate Christ Church and comprising the whole ancient parish of Farnham to which it was attached, be certain to see "Church Records" on the FARNHAM 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 was created before 1813.  Church of England records began in 1570.


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 464250.

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. 216-220. Date Accessed: 11 November 2013

 

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