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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 Bierley, Bowling, Buttershaw, Clayton, Daisy-Hill, Denholme-Gate, Eccleshill, Haworth, Horton, New Leeds, Manningham, Oxenhope, Shipley, Stanbury, Thornton, Wibsey, and Wilsden. Other places of worship include: Baptists, Quakers/Society of Friends, Independents, Primitive Methodists, Wesleyan Methodist, Unitarians, and Roman Catholics.[1]

 

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 Bradford may exist 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
CLAYTON Chapelry (1851) Online Records

Baptisms
Marriages
Burials

Indexes Images Indexes Images Indexes Images
FS None
None
None

JMI None

None

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ANC (£)





HATH None

None
None

AO None

None

None

  PBRADFORD ST PETER'S 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 (£)





HATH None

1596-1708

None

AO None

None

None

To determine the names of all chapelries attached to and comprising this large parish boundary, see the Bradford St Peter's Parish page for links to online data content for each one.

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.

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 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

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Web sites

References

  1. Lewis, Samuel A., Topographical Dictionary of England, publ. London: 1831; see at http://www.british-history.ac.uk/source.aspx?pubid=445



 

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