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Parish History

HARROGATE, a celebrated watering-place, comprising the villages of High and Low Harrogate, of which the former, with the hamlet of Bilton, constitutes a township in the parish of Knaresborough, and the latter is in the parish of Pannal, Lower division of the wapentake of Claro, W. riding of York, 15 miles(N.) from Leeds, 21 (W. by N.) from York, and 200 (N. N. W.) from London. There is a place of worship for Independents in Low Harrogate, and one for Wesleyans in Central Harrogate. [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.

Online Records

Online data content from chapelry registers of Low Harrogate exists at some of the following websites and for the specified ranges of years:

AO = Archive.org
FS = FamilySearch.org
ANC = http://www.ancestry.com/ (£)
HATH = HathiTrust.org
JMI = JoinerMarriageIndex.co.uk
LOW HARROGATE PARISH (1786) Online Records
Indexes Images Indexes Images Indexes Images
FS 1830-1835 1786
JMI None None None
ANC (£) None None None
HATH None None None
AO None None None

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 464250.

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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  1. Samuel A. Lewis, A Topographical Dictionary of England(1848), pp. 416-421.Date accessed: 22 October 2013.


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