Nether Silton, Yorkshire Genealogy

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Guide to Nether Silton, Yorkshire ancestry, family history, and genealogy: parish registers, transcripts, census records, birth records, marriage records, and death records.

Nether Silton, Yorkshire
Nether Silton All Saints Yorkshire.jpg
Type Chapelry
Civil Jurisdictions
Hundred Birdforth
County Yorkshire
Poor Law Union Northallerton
Registration District Northallerton
Records begin
Parish registers: 1883; For more records see Leake
Bishop's Transcripts: 1763
Ecclesiastical Jurisdictions
Rural Deanery Cleveland
Diocese York
Province York
Legal Jurisdictions
Probate Court Pre-1836 - Court of the Peculiar of the Bishop of Durham and the Dean and Chapter of Allerton and Allertonshire; Post-1835 - Exchequer and Prerogative Courts of the Archbishop of York
Location of Archive
Yorkshire Record Office

Parish History

Nether Silton was formed a chapelry of  Leake, Yorkshire  Ancient Parish in Yorkshire.

SILTON, NETHER, a chapelry, in the parish of Leake, union of Northallerton, wapentake of Birdforth, N. riding of York, 8 miles (N. by E.) from Thirsk. This chapelry, includes Gueldable. There is a place of worship for Wesleyans. [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 NETHER SILTON exists at some of the following websites and for the specified ranges of years:

IARC = Internet Archive - free
FS =
AC = (£)
HATH = - free
JOIN = - (£)
NETHER SILTON CHAPELRY (1***) Online Records


Indexes Images Indexes Images Indexes Images
FS None


AC None

LEAKE PARISH (1570) Online Records


Indexes  Images  Indexes  Images  Indexes  Images
FS  1570-1683, 1695-1874

1571-1590, 1592-1685, 1696-1749, 1752-1876

JOIN  None



AC  None



HATH  None



AO  None



For a full list of all those chapels surrounding Nether Silton and comprising the whole ancient parish of Leake to which it was attached, be certain to see "Church Records" on the LEAKE 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.

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 464228.

Poor Law Unions

Northallerton 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

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Web sites

Contributor: add any relevant sites that aren’t mentioned above.


  1. Lewis, Samuel A., A Topographical Dictionary of England(1848), pp. 107-110. Date accessed: 23 October 2013.