Bolsterstone, Yorkshire Genealogy
- 1 Chapel History
- 2 Resources
- 3 Maps and Gazetteers
- 4 Web sites
- 5 References
BOLSTERSTONE, a chapelry, in the parish of Ecclesfield, union of Wortley, N. division of the wapentake of Strafforth and Tickhill, West Riding Yorkshire, 8½ miles (N. W. by N.) from Sheffield. This place is in the district of Hallamshire. There is a place of worship for Roman Catholics and other dissenters.  
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 Barlby exists at some of the following websites and for the specified ranges of years:
|FS = FamilySearch.org|
|BOLSTERSTONE CHAPELRY (1705) Online Records|
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 date.
The christening records are being transcribed by the Bolsterstone Genealogy Project and are listed online at www.bolsterstone.de/christenings.htm#2870%20christenings%20found%20on-line
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 464276.
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.
- Lewis, Samuel A., Topographical Dictionary of England, publ. London: 1831; see at http://www.british-history.ac.uk/source.aspx?pubid=445
- Wilson, John M., Imperial Gazetteer of England &amp;amp; Wales, publ. London &amp;amp; Edinburgh: 1870; see at http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/descriptions