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Sykehouse, Yorkshire
Sykehouse Holy Trinity Doncaster Yorkshire.JPG
Type Ecclesiastical Parish
Civil Jurisdictions
Hundred Strafforth and Tickhill
County Yorkshire
Poor Law Union Thorne PLU
Registration District Thorne
Records begin
Parish registers: 1860
Bishop's Transcripts: None
Ecclesiastical Jurisdictions
Rural Deanery Doncaster
Diocese York
Province York
Legal Jurisdictions
Probate Court Exchequer and Prerogative Courts of the Archbishop of York
Location of Archive
Yorkshire Record Office

Contents

Parish History

Sykehouse Holy Trinity is an Ecclesiastical parish created initially in 1830 as a chapelry in Fishlake, Yorkshire Ancient Parish and includes Eskholme and Pincheon Green.The civil parish of Sykehouse is within Doncaster Metropolitan Borough .

The Parish Church of Holy Trinity is designated as a grade II listed building British listed building See also Sykehouse Wikipedia

SYKEHOUSE, a chapelry, in the parish of Fishlake, union of Thorne, S. division of the wapentake of Strafforth and Tickhill, W. riding of York, 5 miles (N. W. by W.) from Thorne. There is a place of worship for Primitive Methodists. [1]

Resources

Civil Registration

Thorne registration district

Primary registration of births, marriages and deaths took place at the Doncaster registration district has been included in the online index available at Yorkshire BMD for post 1837 events; view the coverage table to check progress on the availability of index search. Marriages include

  • Church of England marriages.
  • Civil Marriages at register offices, or non-conformist churches where a registrar was required to be present at the ceremony.
  • Authorised Person marriages. These cover the non-conformist places of worship which applied to keep their own registers as a result of the Marriage Act, 1898 (bringing them into line with Jewish and Quaker marriages which had this status since 1837). In such cases an 'Authorised Person' (usually the minister or priest) recorded the ceremony instead of the registrar. Earlier weddings in these places would be included with civil marriage registers.

A secondary index of 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 however this secondary index may omit the event and may not contain the detail of the Yorkshire BMD index

Church records

Online Records

Online data content from chapelry registers of Sykehouse 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
SYKEHOUSE CHAPELRY (1860) Online Records

Baptisms
Marriages
Burials

Indexes Images Indexes Images Indexes Images
FS 1860-1900

1860-1900

None

JOIN None

None

None

AC None

None

None


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


Non Conformist Churches

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 464278.Yorkshire Census

Poor Law Unions

Thorne 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

Contributor: add any relevant sites that aren’t mentioned above.

References

  1. Samuel A. Lewis, A Topographical Dictionary of England (1848), pp. 292-294. Date accessed: 16 October 2013.

 

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