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|York St Michael le Belfrey, Yorkshire|
|Poor Law Union||York PLU|
|Parish registers: 1565|
|Bishop's Transcripts: 1631|
|Rural Deanery||City of York|
|Probate Court||Court of the Peculiar of the Dean and Chapter of York|
|Location of Archive|
|Yorkshire Record Office|
YORK, a city and county of itself, having exclusive jurisdiction, and the head of a union, locally in the E. riding of York, of which it is the capital, 193 miles (N. N. W.) from London; containing 28,842 inhabitants. This link provides a listing of Parishes in the city.
York St Michael le Belfry is an Ancient Parish which included Clifton, Clifton near York, Rawcliffe, York St Wilfrid, Wilfred, York St Wilfred, and Rawcliffe near York.
See Medieval Parish Churches of York Wikipedia for context of this parish in the City
To find the names of the neighboring 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.
Care should be taken to avoid confusion with other places in the county with the name Clifton. The post 1894 Clifton Within and Clifton Without are explained in the civil registration paragraph below.
The Anglican parish included Clifton. From 1837-1894 the York registration district included Clifton which was then abolished in 1894 and divided into the separate civil parishes parishes of Clifton Within and Clifton Without
Records from York Registration District held at York are 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.
- 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
York St Michael le Belfrey, Yorkshire parish registers of christenings, marriages and burials are available online for the following years:
|IARC = Internet Archive - free|
|FS = FamilySearch.org|
|AC = http://www.ancestry.com/ (£)|
|HATH = HathiTrust.org - free|
|JOIN = JoinerMarriageIndex.co.uk|
|YORK ST MICHAEL LE BELFREY (1***) Online Records|
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.
Link to the Family History Library film numbers in their collection St. Michael-le-Belfry - 1565
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 464229.
See Yorkshire Census
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.
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