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Whorlton, Yorkshire
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Type Ecclesiastical Parish
Civil Jurisdictions
Hundred Langbaurgh
County Yorkshire
Poor Law Union Stokesley PLU
Registration District Stokesley
Records begin
Parish registers: 1721
Bishop's Transcripts: 1601
Ecclesiastical Jurisdictions
Rural Deanery Cleveland
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

Whorlton The Church of the Holy Rood was an Ecclesiastical Parish in the county of Yorkshire, created in 1766 from chapelry in Hutton Rudby (in Cleveland), Yorkshire  Ancient Parish.

Other places in the parish included: Goulton, Heathwaite, Oxhill and Scarth Lees, Trenholme, Potto with Goulton, Scugdale, Swainby, and Potto. WHORLTON (Holy Cross), a parish, in the union of Stokesley, W. division of the liberty of Langbaurgh, N. riding of York; containing, with the township of Potto, the village of Swainby, and part of the chapelry of Faceby, 798 inhabitants, of whom 505 are in Whorlton township, 5½ miles (S. W. by S.) from Stokesley. [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 Whorlton exists at some of the following websites and for the specified ranges of years:

IARC = Internet Archive - free
FS = FamilySearch.org
ANC = ancestry.co.uk (£)
HATH = HathiTrust.org - free
JOIN = JoinerMarriageIndex.co.uk
WHORLTON PARISH (1721) Online Records

Baptisms
Marriages
Burials

Indexes Images Indexes Images Indexes Images
FS 1721-1875

1721-1882

None

JOIN None

1721-1837

None

AC None

None

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For a full list of all those chapels surrounding Warrington-Padgate Christ Church and comprising the whole ancient parish of Whorlton to which it was attached, be certain to see "Church Records" on the WHORLTON 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.

Contributor: Include here information for parish registers, Bishop’s Transcripts, nonconformist and other types of church records, such as parish chest records. Add the contact information for the office holding the original records. Add links to the FamilySearch Catalog showing the film numbers in their collection.

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 464234.

Poor Law Unions

Stokesley 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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Web sites

References

  1. Lewis, Samuel A., A Topographical Dictionary of England (1848), pp. 561-564. Date accessed: 11 October 2013.

 

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