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Parish History

This ancient parish (AP) was created before 1813. Church of England records began in 1653.                   

SCORBROUGH (St. Leonard), a parish, in the union of Beverley, Hunsley-Beacon division of the wapentake of Harthill, E. riding of York, 4½ miles(N. N. W.) from Beverley; containing 81 inhabitants.[1]

To find the names of the neighboring 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.

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
FS = FamilySearch.org
JMI = JoinerMarriageIndex.co.uk
FMP = FindMyPast.co.uk
HATH = HathiTrust.org
AO = Archive.org
SCORBOROUGH PARISH (1644) Indexes
Baptisms Marriages Burials
FS 1654-1670, 1676-1715, 1720-1722, 1726-1731, 1735-1743, 1746-1835 1653-1691, 1699-1701, 1704-1706, 1721-1729, 1740-1747, 1763-1768, 1786-1816, 1822-1824, 1829-1836 None
JMI None 1653-1777
None
FMP 1644-1800
1644-1800
1644-1800
HATH None None None
AO 1653-1801 1653-1765, 1786-1799 1653-1803

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 464220.

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., Topographical Dictionary of England (1848), pp. 30-34.

 

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