Bramley, Yorkshire Genealogy

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Chapel History

BRAMLEY, a chapelry, in the parish of St. Peter, liberty of the borough of Leeds, West Riding,Yorkshire, 4 miles (W. N. W.)  adjacent hamlets, Stanningley (St. Thomas), Rodley, Newlay, and White Cote. There are places of worship for Baptists, Primitive Methodists,Wesleyans, and Roman Catholic.[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 Bramley exists at some of the following websites and for the specified ranges of years:

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 BRAMLEY CHAPELRY (1717) Online Records


Indexes Images Indexes Images Indexes Images
FS 1717-1842



JMI None



ANC (£)




AO None



LEEDS ST PETER PARISH (1572) Online Records


Indexes Images Indexes Images Indexes Images
AC 1572-1910 1572-1910 1572-1935 1572-1935 1572-1854 1572-1854
FS 1572-1837 None 1572-1837 None Add None
JMI None None 1572-1722 None None None
Leeds Holy Trinity Chapelry (1730) Online Records
AC 1730-1910 1730-1910 1730-1922 1730-1922 1730-1854 1730-1854
Leeds St John the Evangelist Chapelry (1773) Online Records
AC 1773-1910 1773-1910 1773-1935 1773-1935 1773-1855 1773-1855

For a full list of all those chapels surrounding Warrington-Padgate Christ Church and comprising the whole ancient parish of Leeds to which it was attached, be certain to see "Church Records" on theLEEDS PARISH 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.

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 464285.

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


  1. Lewis, Samuel A., Topographical Dictionary of England, publ. London: 1831 Wilson, John M., Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales, publ. London & Edinburgh: 1870; see at