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

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Parish History

MORTON, EAST and WEST, a township, in the parish of Bingley, union of Keighley, Upper division of the wapentake of Skyrack, W. riding of York,2 miles (N. by W.) from Bingley. Here are places of worship for Primitive Methodists 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 Morton exists at some of the following websites and for the specified ranges of years:


IARC = Archive.org
FS = FamilySearch.org
AC = Ancestry - (£)[2]
HATH = HathiTrust.org
JOIN = JoinerMarriageIndex.co.uk - (£)


MORTON CHAPELRY (1864) Online Records

Baptisms
Marriages
Burials

Indexes  Images  Indexes  Images  Indexes  Images
FS  None
None
1864-1892
JOIN None

None
None

AC  None
None
None
HATH  None None
None
IARC  None
None
None 

For a full list of all those chapels surrounding Morton and comprising the whole ancient parish of Bingley to which it was attached, be certain to see "Church Records" on the BINGLEY 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 464233.

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. Lewis, Samuel A, A Topographical Dictionary of England (1848), pp. 345-350. Date accessed: 23 October 2013.
  2. 'West Yorkshire, England, Baptisms, Marriages and Burials, 1512-1812,' Ancestry, accessed 10 May 2014.

 

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