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Parish History

GILBERDIKE, a township, in the parish of Eastrington, union of Howden, wapentake of Howdenshire, E. riding of York, 5½ miles (E. by N.) from Howden; containing 817 inhabitants. It comprises the hamlets of Hive, Sandholme, Owsthorpe, and New Gilberdike. New Gilberdike is of recent origin, and is situated on Walling Fen; it has several brick and tile yards on the west side of the Market-Weighton canal, and abounds in excellent clay of different kinds for earthenware and bricks.[1]


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

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 date.

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

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 464222.

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


  1. Lewis, Samuel A., A Topographical Dictionary of England (1848) Adapted 5 February 2013.


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