Aldborough, Yorkshire Genealogy

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England Gotoarrow.png YorkshireGotoarrow.png Yorkshire Parishes Gotoarrow.png North Riding Gotoarrow.png Aldborough

Parish History

Aldborough is presently located in North Yorkshire County, although at one time it was part of the West Riding of Yorkshire. This ancient parish (AP) was created before 1813.  Church of England records began in 1538.

ALDBOROUGH (St. Andrew), a parish, partly in the wapentake of Hallikeld, North Riding Yorkshire, but chiefly in the Lower division of the wapentake of Claro, West Riding in the county of Yorkshire; comprising the ancient borough towns of Aldborough and Boroughbridge, and the townships of Minskip, Rocliff, and Upper and Lower Dunsforth, in the West Riding, with part of that of Humberton with Milby, and the whole of Ellenthorpe, in North Riding.[1]


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
AC = Ancestry.co.uk (£)
AO = Archive.org
FMP = FindMyPast.co.uk (£)
FREG = FreeReg.org.uk
FS = FamilySearch.org
JMI = JoinerMarriageIndex.co.uk (£)
ALDBOROUGH PARISH (1538) Online Records

Baptisms
Marriages
Burials

Indexes Images Indexes Images Indexes Images
AO 1538-1611 None 1538-1611 None 1538-1611 None
FMP None None 1538-1703 None None None
FREG 1538-1611 None None None 1538-1556 None
FS 1538-1612, 1720-1829 None 1538-1611, 1720-1846, 1866 None Add None
BOROUGHBRIDGE Chapelry (1837) Online Records

Baptisms
Marriages
Burials

Indexes Images Indexes Images Indexes Images
AO None None None None None None
FREG None None None None None None
FS 1826-1833  None 1826-1833 None Add None
DUNSFORTH Chapelry (1632) Online Records

Baptisms
Marriages
Burials

Indexes Images Indexes Images Indexes Images
AO None None None None None None
FREG None None None None None
FS 1841-1844  None None None Add None
ROCLIFFE Chapelry (1846) Online Records

Baptisms
Marriages
Burials

Indexes Images Indexes Images Indexes Images
AO None None None None None None
FREG None None None None None None
FS None None None None Add None

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

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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 464250.


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. 20-26