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Grinton, Yorkshire
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Type Ancient Parish
Civil Jurisdictions
Hundred West Gilling; West Hang
County Yorkshire
Poor Law Union Reeth PLU
Registration District Reeth
Records begin
Parish registers: 1640
Bishop's Transcripts: 1674
Ecclesiastical Jurisdictions
Rural Deanery Catterick
Diocese Pre-1836 - York; Post-1835 - Ripon
Province York
Legal Jurisdictions
Probate Court Court of the Bishop (Consistory) of the Commissary of the Archdeaconry of Richmond Eastern Deaneries - Catterick
Location of Archive
Yorkshire Record Office

Contents

Parish History

Grinton St Augustine is an extensive Ancient Parish in the county of Yorkshire.Other places in the parish include: Oxnop, Low Row, Reeth High Moor, Reeth with Fremington and Henalaugh, Satron, Summer Lodge, Thwaite, West Grinton, West Stones Dale, Whitaside, Whiteaside, Winterings, Angram, Birkdale, Cogden, Crackpot, East Stones Dale, Feetham, Fremington, Gunnerside with Lodge Green, Harkerside, Harkerside Moor, Ivelet and Calvert House, Keld and Thornes, and Reeth.

GRINTON (St. Andrew), a parish, in the union of Richmond, partly in the wapentake of Hang-West,and partly in that of Gilling-West, N. riding of York, 9½ miles (W. by S.) from Richmond; containing 4811 inhabitants, of whom 594 are in the township of Grinton. The parish includes the townships of Melbecks, Muker, and Reeth. [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 Grinton 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
GRINTON PARISH (1640) Online Records

Baptisms
Marriages
Burials

Indexes Images Indexes Images Indexes Images
FS 1640-1875

1641-1876

1676-1875

JOIN None

1640-1802

None

AC None

None

None

IARC 1640-1807

1640-1802

1640-1807

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


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 464232.

Poor Law Unions

Richmond Poor Law Union, Yorkshire

Reeth Poor Law Union, Yorkshire

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. Lewis,fckLRSamuel A., A Topographical Dictionary of England (1848), pp. 344-347. Date accessed: 22 November 2013

 

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