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Parish History

BOWES (St. Giles), a village, a township, and a parish in the union of Teesdale, wapentake of Gilling-West, North Riding Yorkshire, 6 miles (W. by N.) from Greta-Bridge; The township includes also the hamlets of Boldron, Bowes-Cross, Gallow-Hill, Low-Field, Mellwater, Sleightholme, Stoney-Keld, Applegarth-Forest, and part of Tan-Hill. The parish contains also the township of Gillmonby. There is a place of worship for Wesleyans.[1] [2]

 

Resources

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

AO = Archive.org
FS = FamilySearch.org
ANC = Ancestry.co.uk (£)
HATH = HathiTrust.org
JMI = JoinerMarriageIndex.co.uk
 BOWES PARISH (1615) Online Records

Baptisms
Marriages
Burials

Indexes Images Indexes Images Indexes Images
FS 1615-1858

1615-1843

1690-1785

JMI None

1615-1837

None

ANC (£)





HATH None

None

None

AO None

None

None

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.

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. Add links to the Family History Library Catalog showing the film numbers in their collection.

Census records

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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 464230.

Poor Law Unions

Teesdale Poor Law Union, Durham

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

Maps are a visual look at the locations in England. Gazetteers contain brief summaries about a place.

Web sites

References

  1. Wilson, John M., Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales, publ. London & Edinburgh: 1870; see at http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/descriptionshttp://maps.familysearch.org/
  2. Lewis, Samuel A., Topographical Dictionary of England, publ. London: 1831 Wilson, John M., Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales, publ. London & Edinburgh: 1870; see at http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/descriptions



 

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