Almondbury, Yorkshire Genealogy

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Parish History

ALMONDBURY (All Saints), a parish, in the union of Huddersfield, Upper division of the wapentake of Agbrigg, West Riding, Yorkshire,  1¾ mile (S. E.) from Huddersfield, on the old road to Sheffield; comprising the townships of Almondbury, Austonley, North and South Crossland, Farnley-Tyas, Holme, Honley, Lingards, Linthwaite, Lockwood, Marsden, Meltham, Nether Thong, and Upper Thong; and the hamlets of Berrybrow, Crossland Moor, Deanhouse, Meltham Mills, Longley, Lowerhouses, Netherton, and Rashcliffe.  The living is a vicarage.  There are also churches at Holme-Bridge, Crossland, Farnley-Tyas, Lingards, Linthwaite, Meltham, Meltham-Mills, Lockwood, Marsden, Nether Thong, Upper Thong, Milns-Bridge, Armitage-Bridge, Rashcliffe and Honley. Within the township of Almondbury are two places of worship for Wesleyan Methodists, and one for the New Connexion.[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 (£)
FS = FamilySearch.org
FMP = [www.findmypast.co.ukFindMyPast]
JMI = JoinerMarriageIndex.co.uk (£)
ALMONDBURY PARISH (1557) Online Records

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AC 1557-1910 1557-1910 1557-1935 1557-1935 1557-1979 1557-1979
FMP None None 1617-1629 None None None
FS 1557-1910 None 1557-1871 None 1734-1824, 1847-1856, 1889-1890 None
JMI None None 1557-1682, 1813-1837 None None None
ARMITAGE BRIDGE Chapelry (1848) Online Records

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FS 1848-1903 None 1848-1892, 1898
None 1848-1914 None
JMI None None None None None None
FARNLEY TYAS Chapelry (1840) Online Records

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FS None None None None None None
JMI None None None None None None
HOLME Or HOLME-BRIDGE Chapelry (some pre-1800; mostly by 1840) Online Records

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FS 1664, 1681, 1690, 1725, 1820, 1859
None None None None None
JMI None None None None None None
HONLEY Chapelry (1813) Online Records

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FS 1787-1790, 1813-1910
None 1837-1903 None 1813-1915 None
JMI None None None None None None
LINGARDS Chapelry (by abt. 1840) Online Records (partly in Slaithwaite and Huddersfield parishes)

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FS None None None None None None
JMI None None None None None None
LINTHWAITE Chapelry (1828) Online Records

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FS None None None None None None
JMI None None None None None None
LOCKWOOD Chapelry (1830) Online Records

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FS 1798-1804; 1830-1835  None 1837-1867 None None None
JMI None None None None None None
MARSDEN Chapelry (1734) Online Records

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FS 1734-1894  None 1757-1805;1843-1908 None 1813 -1906 None
JMI None None None None None None
MELTHAM HOLY TRINITY Chapelry (1669) Online Records - see also Wilshaw

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FS 1671-1910 None 1669-1840 None 1669-1889 None
JMI None None None None None None
MELTHAM-MILLS ST JAMES Chapelry (1838) Online Records

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FS 1838-1910 None 1845-1909 None 1845-1918 None
JMI None None None None None None
MILNSBRIDGE Chapelry (1844) Online Records

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FS 1837-1910 None 1871-1916 None 1845-1908 None
JMI None None None None None None
NETHERTHONG Chapelry (1830) Online Records

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FS 1829-1909 None 1842-1868, 1885-1934
None 1827-1915 None
JMI None None None None None None
NEWSOME Chapelry (1872) Online Records

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FS 1828 None None None None None
JMI None None None None None None
RASHCLIFFE Chapelry (1864) Online Records

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FS None None None None None None
JMI None None None None None None
SOUTH CROSSLAND Chapelry (1829) Online Records

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FS 1857 None 1805, 1837-1926 None 1857 None
JMI None None None None None None
UPPERTHONG Chapelry (1846) Online Records

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FS 1846-1910 None 1848-1916 None 1848-1934 None
JMI None None None None None None
WILSHAW ST MARY'S Chapelry (1863) Online Records - see also Meltham

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FS 1910 None 1877-1935 None 1894-1983 None
JMI None None None None None None
LOCKWOOD CHAPELRY (1813) Online Records

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FS 1858-1905

1813,1837-1873

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JMI None

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ANC (£) None

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HATH None

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AO None

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MARSDEN CHAPELRY (1678) Online Records

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FS 1734-1909

1678,1686,1689,1757,1773,1786-1794,1843-1908

1778-1906

JMI None

None

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ANC (£) None

None

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HATH None

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AO None

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MELTHAM MILLS CHAPELRY (1838) Online Records

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FS 1838-1909

1845-1909

1845-1918

JMI None

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ANC (£) None

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HATH None

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AO None

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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.

This ancient parish (AP) was created before 1813. Church of England records began in 1557.

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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 464244.


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. 39-44.