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Guide to Sheffield St Peter and St Paul, Yorkshire ancestry, family history, and genealogy: parish registers, transcripts, census records, birth records, marriage records, and death records.
|Hundred||Strafforth and Tickhill|
|Poor Law Union||Sheffield PLU|
|Registration District||Ecclesall Bierlow; Sheffield|
|Parish registers: 1560|
|Bishop's Transcripts: 1608|
|Probate Court||Exchequer and Prerogative Courts of the Archbishop of York|
|Location of Archive|
|Yorkshire Record Office|
"SHEFFIELD (St. Peter), a borough and parish, and the head of a union, partly in the N., but chiefly in the S., division of the wapentake of Strafforth and Tickhill, W. riding of York and the township of Sheffield, 55 miles (S. W. by S.) from York.and 163 (N. N. W.) from London.  Sheffield St Peter is an ancient parish, erected in the reign of Henry I.
A Complete List of Sheffield Parish and Chapels
Sheffield had the following parish and chapels attached to it, all lying within its jurisdiction and boundaries as of 1880: Sheffield St. George's Church - 1824
Sheffield St. James Chapel - 1788 (FHL has from 1828 to 1830 only)
Sheffield St. John, Park-Hill - 1837 Sheffield St Matthias Carver-Street - 1877
Sheffield St. Paul's Chapel - 1720 (FHL has from 1793 to 1825 only)
The following district churches and chapels were built within Sheffield parish and they include the following:
Grimesthorpe - 1854
Lydgate - 1788 - lies in West Yorkshire but partly in Rochdale Parish, Lancashire.
In the town are eleven places of worship for various denominations of Methodists, six for Independents, and one each for Baptists, Quakers, 9 Roman Catholics - 1781
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.
Online data content from chapelry registers of Sheffield exists at some of the following websites and for the specified ranges of years:
|AC = http://www.ancestry.com/ (£)|
|FREG = FreeREG - free|
|FS = FamilySearch.org|
|IARC = Internet Archive - free|
|JOIN = JoinerMarriageIndex.co.uk - (£)|
|SHEFFIELD PARISH (1560) Online Records|
|FREG||1560-1635, 1653-1687, 1720-1752||1560-1634, 1653-1686, 1720-1736||1635-1653, 1703-1735|
|| 1719-1720, 1778-1788
This ancient parish was created before 1813. Church of England records began in 1560 for Sheffield, Cathedral Church of St. Peter and St. Paul.
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 464280.
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