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Parish History

KILHAM (All Saints), a parish, in the union of Driffield, wapentake of Dickering, E. riding of York, 5½ miles (N. N. E.) from Driffield; containing 1120 inhabitants. There are places of worship for Baptists, Wesleyans, and Primitive Methodists. [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

Online Records

Online data content from chapelry registers of Kilham exists at some of the following websites and for the specified ranges of years:

AO =
FS =
ANC = (£)
KILHAM PARISH (1703) Online Records


Indexes Images Indexes Images Indexes Images
FS 1706-1874

1716-1848, 1881-1882


JMI None

1716 - 1837


ANC (£)


AO 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 1563.

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 464217.

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


  1. Lewis, Samuel A., A Topographical Dictionary of England (1848), pp. 667-672.


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