Skelton cum Newby, Yorkshire Genealogy

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SKELTON, a chapelry, in the parish and liberty ofRipon, W. riding of York, 4 miles (S. E. by E.) fromRipon; containing 403 inhabitants. The chapelry comprises by computation 1200 acres of land, a large portion of which is the property of Earl de Grey: the villageis seated on the river Ure, about two miles and a halfwest-north-west of Boroughbridge. The chapel, a handsome building in the early English style, was erected in1811 by Earl de Grey and the inhabitants, jointly: theliving is a perpetual curacy, in the gift of the Deanand Chapter of Ripon, and has a net income of £87.The tithes have been commuted for £135 per annum.
 
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Parish History

SKELTON, a chapelry, in the parish and liberty ofRipon, W. riding of York, 4 miles (S. E. by E.) fromRipon; containing 403 inhabitants. The chapelry comprises by computation 1200 acres of land, a large portion of which is the property of Earl de Grey: the villageis seated on the river Ure, about two miles and a halfwest-north-west of Boroughbridge. The chapel, a handsome building in the early English style, was erected in1811 by Earl de Grey and the inhabitants, jointly: theliving is a perpetual curacy, in the gift of the Deanand Chapter of Ripon, and has a net income of £87.The tithes have been commuted for £135 per annum.

Skelton cum Newby is an Ecclesiastical Parish in the county of Yorkshire, created in 1749 from chapelry in Ripon Ancient Parish; refounded in 1815 from Skelton Ecclesiastical Parish.  Wesleyan Methodist is the only identified non-Church of England denomination in Skelton cum Newby.   Other places in the parish include: Newby with Mulwith and Newby

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

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, non conformist 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

Non Conformist Churches

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 464293.


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

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