Bradford, Yorkshire Genealogy

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Guide to Bradford St Peter, Yorkshire family history and genealogy. Parish registers (baptism, christening, marriage, and burial records), civil registration (birth, marriage, and death records), census records, history, wills, cemetery, online transcriptions and indexes, an interactive map and websites.

Here is a comprehensive List of Churches and Chapels within Bradford St Peter Parish Boundary.

Contents

Parish History

BRADFORD (St. Peter), a borough, market-town, and parish [with several chapelries and ancient chapels attached to it] and the head of a union, in the wapentake of Morley, West Riding, Yorkshire, comprising the townships of Allerton, North Bierley, Bowling, Bradford, Clayton, Eccleshill, Heaton, Manningham, Shipley, and Wilsden, and the chapelries of Haworth, Horton, and Thornton. The churches dedicated to St. James and St. John are listed under Horton, St. Jude's church is listed  under the township of Manningham. There are other churches that have been erected at Bradford Christ Church, Bradford All Saints Church, Bradford holy trinity, Bradford St. Andrews, Bradford St. Clement's, Bradford, St John, Bradford, St. Jude, Bradford St. Michael, Bradford St. Phillip's Church, Bradford St Thomas, Bradford Moor St. Augustine's Church, Bandfoot St. Matthew's, Bierley, Bierly St. John the Evangelist, Bowling, Bowling St. John, Buttershaw, Buttershaw St Paul, Clayton, Clayton St John the Baptist, Cullingworth, Daisy-Hill, Denholme-Gate, Denholme St Paul's, Eccleshill, Fairweather Green St. Saviour's, Great Horton St. John the Evangelist, Greengates St. John the Evangelist, Haworth, Haworth St. Michael and all All Angels, Horton, Horton All Saints, Horton St. James, Laister-Dyke, Little Horton All Saints, Low Moor St. Mark's, New Leeds, Manningham, Manningham St. Jude, Manningham St. Luke, Manningham St. Mary Magdalene, Minninghame St. Paul's,  Oxenhope, Oxenhope St. Mary the Virgin, Shearbridge St Columba's, Shipley, Shipley St. Paul's, Stanbury, Stanbury St. Gabriel's, Thorpe Edge St. John the Divine, Thornton, Thorton St. Jame's, West Bowling St. Stephen's,  Wibsey, Wibsey St. Paul's

Other places of worship include: Baptists, Quakers/Society of Friends, Independents, Primitive Methodists, Wesleyan Methodist, Unitarians, and Roman Catholics.[1]


Resources

Archives

The Bradford Archive records are a unique collection of books/documents which includes references to the working and administration of the Parish over the last 500 years and also the running of the Bradfield Workhouse/Poor House based in High Bradfield from 1759 to 1847. More than 40,000 records are now available online at this link.

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 Bradford 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
BRADFORD PARISH (1596) Online Records

Baptisms
Marriages
Burials

Indexes Images Indexes Images Indexes Images
FS 1666-1912

1715-1880

1675-1930

JMI None

None

None

ANC (£) None

None

None

HATH None

1596-1708

None

AO None

None

None

BRADFORD CHRIST CHURCH (1***) Online Records

Baptisms
Marriages
Burials

Indexes Images Indexes Images Indexes Images
FS





JMI None



None

ANC (£)





HATH





AO





BIERLEY CHAPELRY (1824) Online Records

Baptisms
Marriages
Burials

Indexes Images Indexes Images Indexes Images
FS 1824-1890

None

1847-1855

JMI None

None

None

FMP (£) None

None

None

 BUTTERSHAW CHAPELRY (1829) Online Records

Baptisms
Marriages
Burials

Indexes Images Indexes Images Indexes Images
FS 1829-1910

1842-1912

1838-1908

JMI None

None

None

ANC (£) None

None

None

HATH None

None

None

AO None

None

None

CLAYTON CHAPELRY (1***) Online Records

Baptisms
Marriages
Burials

Indexes Images Indexes Images Indexes Images
FS None

None

None

JMI None

None

None

ANC (£) None

None

None

HATH None

None

None

AO None

None

None

DENHOLME GATE CHAPELRY (1674) Online Records

Baptisms
Marriages
Burials

Indexes Images Indexes Images Indexes Images
FS 1674, 1846-1848

1674, 1847-1848

1674, 1846-1848

JMI None

None

None

ANC (£) None

None

None

HATH None

None

None

AO None

None

None

ECCLESHILL CHAPELRY (1844) Online Records - see also Dewsbury Parish

Baptisms
Marriages
Burials

Indexes Images Indexes Images Indexes Images
FS 1844-1896

None

1825-1838

JMI None

None

None

ANC (£) None

None

None

HATH None

None

None

AO None

None

None

HAWORTH CHAPELRY (1645) Online Records

Baptisms
Marriages
Burials

Indexes Images Indexes Images Indexes Images
FS 1645-1847

1645-1837

1736-1847

JMI None

1813-1837

None

ANC (£) 1645-1910
1645-1910
1645-1935
1645-1935
1645-1884
1645-1884
HATH None

None

None

AO None

None

None

LAISTER-DYKE CHAPELRY (1***) Online Records

Baptisms
Marriages
Burials

Indexes Images Indexes Images Indexes Images
FS None

None

None

JMI None

None

None

ANC (£) None

None

None

HATH None

None

None

AO None

None

None

THORNTON ST. JAME'S CHAPELRY (1***) Online Records

Baptisms
Marriages
Burials

Indexes Images Indexes Images Indexes Images
FS None None None
JMI None

None

None

ANC (£) None

None

None

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.

This ancient parish (AP) was created before 1813.  Church of England records began in 1599.

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 464253.


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. Lewis, Samuel A., A Topographical Dictionary of England (1848), pp. 326-331.