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Guide to Rastrick, Yorkshire ancestry, family history, and genealogy: parish registers, transcripts, census records, birth records, marriage records, and death records.
RASTRICK, a township-chapelry and a sub-district, in Halifax parish and district, W. R. Yorkshire. There is an Independent chapel, and a Quakers chapel. 
RASTRICK, a chapelry, in the parish and union of Halifax, wapentake of Morley, W. riding of York, 4½ miles (S. E.) from Halifax. There are places of worship for the Society of Friends and Independents. 
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 data content from chapelry registers of Rastrick exists at some of the following websites and for the specified ranges of years:
|IARC = Archive.org|
|FS = FamilySearch.org|
|AC = Ancestry - (£)|
|HATH = HathiTrust.org|
|JOIN = JoinerMarriageIndex.co.uk - (£)|
|RASTRICK TOWNSHIP/CHAPELRY (1716) Online Records|
|| 1749-1751, 1798-1800, 1824, 1837, 1845
For a full list of all those chapels surrounding Rastrick and comprising the whole ancient parish of Halifax to which it was attached, be certain to see "Church Records" on the Halifax 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.
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 464263.
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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- ↑ John Marius Wilson, Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales 1870-72. Date accessed: 23 October 2013.
- ↑ Samuel A. Lewis, A Topographical Dictionary of England (1848), pp. 638-640. Date accessed: 23 October 2013.
- ↑ 'West Yorkshire, England, Baptisms, Marriages and Burials, 1512-1812,' Ancestry, accessed 10 May 2014.
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