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Guide to Kirkby Ravensworth, Yorkshire ancestry, family history, and genealogy: parish registers, transcripts, census records, birth records, marriage records, and death records.

Kirkby Ravensworth, Yorkshire
Kirby Hill St Peter & St Felix Yorkshire.jpg
Type Ancient Parish
Civil Jurisdictions
Hundred West Gilling
County Yorkshire
Poor Law Union Richmond PLU
Registration District Richmond
Records begin
Parish registers: 1599
Bishop's Transcripts: 1663
Ecclesiastical Jurisdictions
Rural Deanery Richmond
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 - Richmond
Location of Archive
Yorkshire Record Office

Contents

Parish History

Kirkby Ravensworth is an Ancient Parish in the county of Yorkshire; sometimes referred to as Kirby-on the-Hill. Other places in the parish include: Washton, Whashton, Casey Green, Gayles, Ravensworth, Hellwith, Kirby Hill, New Forest, Newsham, and Hallgate.

KIRKBY-RAVENSWORTH (St. Peter and St.Felix), a parish, in the union of Richmond, wapentake of Gilling-West, N. riding of York, 4¾ miles(N. N. W.) from Richmond. [1]

see also Kirkby Ravensworth (Kirby-on-the Hill), Yorkshire

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

FMP= FindMyPast - (£)[2]
FS = FamilySearch.org
JOIN = JoinerMarriageIndex.co.uk - (£)
KIRKBY RAVENSWORTH PARISH (1662) Online Records

Baptisms
Marriages
Burials

Indexes Images Indexes Images Indexes Images
FMP 1629-1813 1629-1813 1640-1883 1640-1883 1599-1812 1599-1812
FS 1662-1869 1674-1877 1748-1890
JOIN None 1813-1837 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.

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 464230.

Poor Law Unions

Richmond 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

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. 692-697. Date accessed: 21 October 2013.
  2. 'Yorkshire Parish Records - Parish List,' findmypast, accessed 2 October 2014.

 

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