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Guide to Midhope, Yorkshire ancestry, family history, and genealogy: parish registers, transcripts, census records, birth records, marriage records, and death records.

Midhope, Yorkshire
Type Ecclesiastical Parish
Civil Jurisdictions
Hundred Strafforth and Tickhill
County Yorkshire
Poor Law Union Wortley PLU
Registration District Wortley
Records begin
Parish registers: 1813
Bishop's Transcripts: 1813
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


Parish History

MIDHOPE, a chapelry, in the parish of Ecclesfield, union of Wortley, N. division of the wapentake of Strafforth and Tickhill, W. riding of York, 2½ miles (S. S. W.) from the town of Penistone.


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

IARC = Archive.org
FS = FamilySearch.org
AC = Ancestry - (£)[1]
HATH = HathiTrust.org
JOIN = JoinerMarriageIndex.co.uk - (£)
MIDHOPE CHAPELRY (1789) Online Records


Indexes Images Indexes Images Indexes Images
FS 1789-1902



AC None



Indexes  Images  Indexes  Images  Indexes  Images
AC  None  None  None  None  None  None
FMP  None  None  None  None  None  None
FS  Add  None  Add  None  Add  None
JOIN  None  None  None  None  None  None

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

The christening records are being transcribed by Bolsterstone Genealogy Project and are listed online at www.bolsterstone.de/christenings.htm#2870%20christenings%20found%20on-line

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 464276.

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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