Badsworth, Yorkshire Genealogy

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Parish History

BADSWORTH, a township and a parish in Hems worth district, West Riding, Yorkshire. Other places in the parish include Upton, Thorpe-Audlin, Thorpe Audlin with Wentbridge, and Wentbridge. Other churches include Primitive Methodist and Wesleyan Methodists.[1][2]


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 = (£)
FMP = (£)
FS =
JMI = (£)
BADSWORTH PARISH (1583) Online Records


Indexes Images Indexes Images Indexes Images
AC 1583-1910 1583-1910 1583-1935 1583-1935 1583-1969 1583-1969
FS 1585, 1635-1844, 1848, 1881-1882, 1895 None 1610-1658, 1684-1770 None 1583-1670, 1681-1812, 1915-1939 None
JMI None None 1813-1837 None None 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.

This ancient parish (AP) was created before 1813.  Church of England records began in 1538.

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


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 464267.

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