Denholme St Paul, Yorkshire Genealogy

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DENHOLME, an ecclesiastical parish, in the parish of Bradford, wapentake of Morley, W. riding of York, 2 miles (S.) from Cullingworth. It is about two miles in length and the same in breadth, and is situated on the road from Halifax to Keighley, in Craven. The parish was constituted under the act 6 and 7 Victoria, cap. 37, and the church, St. Paul's was completed in November 1846. The Baptists, Independents, Ranters, and Wesleyans have small places of worship; and a large and handsome national and Sunday school, with a house for the master, has been built, in connexion with the church.

Lewis, Samuel A., A Topographical Dictionary of England (1848), pp. 28-32. Adapted. Date accessed: 21 March 2013.



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
FS =
AO =
ALLERTON Chapelry (1724) Indexes
Baptisms Marriages Burials
FS 1724-1875 1725-1753 None
JMI None None None
FMP None None None
HATH None None None
AO None None None

Non-conformist churches

A Wesleyan Methodist chapel stood in this township as well. Registers for the year 1835-1837 only are available through's online catalog.

Neighboring Parishes

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 on List contiguous parishes.

The GENUKI: Church Database is also helpful in determining the names of the churches in the area. By typing the name of the parish, a list will show the names and denominations of other churches in a selected radius.