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

Netherthong, Yorkshire Genealogy
Type Ecclesiastical Parish
Civil Jurisdictions
Hundred Agbrigg
County Yorkshire
Poor Law Union Huddersfield PLU
Registration District Huddersfield
Records begin
Parish registers: 1830
Bishop's Transcripts: 1830
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


Parish History

Netherthong is an Ecclesiastical Parish in the county of Yorkshire, created in 1831 from chapelry in Almondbury Ancient Parish.

Other places in the parish include: Thong Bridge and Greave. 

Wesleyan Methodist is the only identified non-Church of England denomination in Netherthong.

Netherthong , eccl. dist. and township (ry. sta. Thongs Bridge), Almondbury par., West-Riding Yorkshire, 4½ miles S. of Huddersfield From: Bartholomew

THONG (Nether), a township and a chapelry in Almondbury parish, W. R. Yorkshire.  The chapelry includes part of Honley township.  [1]

THONG, NETHER, a township, in the parish of Almondbury, union of Huddersfield, Upper division of the wapentake of Agbrigg, W. riding of York, 5¼ miles (S. by W.) from Huddersfield. [2]


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

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AC = Ancestry - (£)[3]
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  NETHERTHONG PARISH (1827) Online Records


Indexes Images Indexes Images Indexes Images
FS 1830-1909
AC 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 464243.

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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  1. John Marius Wilson, Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales 1870-72. Date accessed: 23 October 2013.
  2. Samuel A. Lewis, A Topographical Dictionary of England (1848), pp. 328-330. Date accessed: 23 October 2013.
  3. 'West Yorkshire, England, Baptisms, Marriages and Burials, 1512-1812,' Ancestry, accessed 10 May 2014.


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