Hebden Bridge, Yorkshire Genealogy
|Hebden Bridge, Yorkshire|
|Poor Law Union||Halifax|
|Parish registers: 1833|
|Bishop's Transcripts: 1847|
|Diocese||Pre-1836 - York; Post-1835 - Ripon|
|Probate Court||Exchequer and Prerogative Courts of the Archbishop of York|
|Location of Archive|
|Yorkshire Record Office|
HEBDEN-BRIDGE, a village and post-town, partly in the townships of Heptonstall and Erringden, but chiefly in the township of Wadsworth, parish of Halifax, wapentake of Morley, W. riding of York, 7 miles (W.) from Halifax, and 24 (W. by S.) from Leeds. There are places of worship for Baptists and Wesleyans. 
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.
Online data content from chapelry registers of Hebden Bridge exists at some of the following websites and for the specified ranges of years:
|IARC = Archive.org|
|FS = FamilySearch.org|
|AC = Ancestry - (£)|
|HATH = HathiTrust.org|
|JOIN = JoinerMarriageIndex.co.uk - (£)|
|HEBDEN BRIDGE CHAPELRY (1833) Online Records|
|HALIFAX ST JOHN THE BAPTIST PARISH (1538) Online Records|
For a full list of all those chapels surrounding Hebden Bridge and comprising the whole ancient parish of Halifax to which it was attached, be certain to see "Church Records" on the HALIFAX 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.
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 464259.
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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any additional relevant sites that aren't mentioned above.
- Samuel A. Lewis, A Topographical Dictionary of England (1848), pp. 462-466. Date accessed: 6 December 2013.
- 'West Yorkshire, England, Baptisms, Marriages and Burials, 1512-1812,' Ancestry, accessed 10 May 2014.