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Aughton, Yorkshire Genealogy
Type Ancient Parish
Civil Jurisdictions
Hundred Harthill
County Yorkshire
Poor Law Union Howden PLU
Registration District Howden; Pocklington
Records begin
Parish registers: 1610
Bishop's Transcripts: 1600
Ecclesiastical Jurisdictions
Rural Deanery Harthill and Hull
Diocese York
Province York
Legal Jurisdictions
Probate Court Exchequer and Prerogative Courts of the Archbishop of York
Location of Archive
Yorkshire Record Office


Parish History

AUGHTON (All Souls), a parish, partly in the union of Howden, and partly in that of Pocklington, Holme-Beacon division of the wapentake of Harthill, East Riding, Yorkshire, containing the chapelry of East Cottingwith and the township of Laytham, 634 inhabitants, of whom 217 are in the township of Aughton, 8½ miles (N. N. W.) from Howden.[1]


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

FS =
AC = Ancestry - (£)[2]
AUGHTON PARISH (1602) Online Records
Indexes Images Indexes Images Indexes Images
FS 1602-1901 1605-1901 1803, 1832-1833, 1839, 1852, 1867, 1882, 1885-1886, 1888, 1894, 1902-1929
JOIN None 1605-1825 None
AC 1606-1808 1606-1808 1606-1808

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

List of Chapelry's in this Parish

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 464218.

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.

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  1. Samuel A. Lewis,A Topographical Dictionary of England (1848), pp. 112-116. Date accessed: 07 January 2014.
  2. 'West Yorkshire, England, Baptisms, Marriages and Burials, 1512-1812,' Ancestry, accessed 10 May 2014.


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