Melbecks (Low Row), Yorkshire Genealogy

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== Parish History  ==
 
== Parish History  ==
  
Melbecks Holy Trinity at Low Row is an Ecclesiastical Parish in the county of Yorkshire, created in 1841 from&nbsp; [[Grinton, Yorkshire]] Ancient Parish. Other places in the parish include: Barf End, Wintering Garths, Blaides, Feetham, Gunnerside, Kearton, Lodge Green, Long Row, Longrow, Low Row, Melbecks Moor, Poting, Poting and Winserings, Smarber, Winserings, and Barfend.&nbsp;<br>
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Melbecks Holy Trinity at Low Row is an Ecclesiastical Parish in the county of Yorkshire, created in 1841 from&nbsp; [[Grinton, Yorkshire]] Ancient Parish. Other places in the parish include: Barf End, Wintering Garths, Blaides, Feetham, Gunnerside, Kearton, Lodge Green, Long Row, Longrow, Low Row, Melbecks Moor, Poting, Poting and Winserings, Smarber, Winserings, and Barfend.&nbsp;<br>  
  
MELBECKS, '''a township, in the parish of Grinton''', union of Richmond, wapentake of Gilling-West, N. riding of York, 14 miles (W. by S.) from Richmond; containing 1633 inhabitants. '''There are places of worship for Presbyterians and Wesleyans.<ref> Lewis, Samuel A., ''A Topographical Dictionary of England ''(1848), pp. 280-283. URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=51141</ref>
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MELBECKS, '''a township, in the parish of Grinton''', union of Richmond, wapentake of Gilling-West, N. riding of York, 14 miles (W. by S.) from Richmond; containing 1633 inhabitants. '''There are places of worship for Presbyterians and Wesleyans.<ref> Lewis, Samuel A., ''[http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=51141 A Topographical Dictionary of England] ''(1848), pp. 280-283. </ref>'''
  
 
In 1870-72, John Marius Wilson's Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales described Melbecks like this:  
 
In 1870-72, John Marius Wilson's Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales described Melbecks like this:  
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For a full list of all those chapels surrounding Melbeck and comprising the whole ancient parish of Grinton to which it was attached, be certain to see "Church Records" on the [[Grinton,_Yorkshire|<u>'''GRINTON'''</u>]] page.<br>
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For a full list of all those chapels surrounding Melbeck and comprising the whole ancient parish of Grinton to which it was attached, be certain to see "Church Records" on the [[Grinton, Yorkshire|<u>'''GRINTON'''</u>]] page.<br>  
  
 
To find the names of the neighbouring parishes, use [http://maps.familysearch.org/ 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.  
 
To find the names of the neighbouring parishes, use [http://maps.familysearch.org/ 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.
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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.  
  
 
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Parish History

Melbecks Holy Trinity at Low Row is an Ecclesiastical Parish in the county of Yorkshire, created in 1841 from  Grinton, Yorkshire Ancient Parish. Other places in the parish include: Barf End, Wintering Garths, Blaides, Feetham, Gunnerside, Kearton, Lodge Green, Long Row, Longrow, Low Row, Melbecks Moor, Poting, Poting and Winserings, Smarber, Winserings, and Barfend. 

MELBECKS, a township, in the parish of Grinton, union of Richmond, wapentake of Gilling-West, N. riding of York, 14 miles (W. by S.) from Richmond; containing 1633 inhabitants. There are places of worship for Presbyterians and Wesleyans.[1]

In 1870-72, John Marius Wilson's Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales described Melbecks like this:

MELBECKS, a township and a chapelry in Grinton parish, N. R. Yorkshire. The township lies on the river Swale, 2 miles E of Muker, and 12 NW by W of Leyburn r. station; and contains the hamlets of Blaides, Barfend, Feetham, Kearton, Lodge-Green, Longrow, Poting, Winserings, Wintering-Garths, Smarber, and Gunnerside, the last of which has a post office under Richmond, Yorkshire. Acres, 10,106. Real property, £4,846; of which £106 are in mines. Pop., 1,622. Houses, 326. The property is much subdivided.—The chapelry is more extensive than the township, and was constituted in 1841. Pop., 2,173. Houses, 431. The living is a p. curacy in the diocese of Ripon. Value, £150.* Patron, the Vicar of Grinton. The church is modern.

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

AO = Archive.org
FS = FamilySearch.org
ANC = http://www.ancestry.com/ (£)
HATH = HathiTrust.org
JMI = JoinerMarriageIndex.co.uk
MELBECKS CHAPELRY (1***) Online Records

Baptisms
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For a full list of all those chapels surrounding Melbeck and comprising the whole ancient parish of Grinton to which it was attached, be certain to see "Church Records" on the GRINTON page.

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

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

Reeth Poor Law Union, Yorkshire

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. 280-283.