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[[England]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Yorkshire]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Yorkshire Parishes K-R]][[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[North Riding of Yorkshire Parishes|North Riding]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] Melsonby  
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[[England]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Yorkshire]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Yorkshire Parishes K-R]][[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[North Riding of Yorkshire Parishes|North Riding of Yorkshire]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] Melsonby  
  
 
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Melsonby St James&nbsp; is an Ancient Parish in the county of Yorkshire.Other places in the parish include: East Layton.<br>  
 
Melsonby St James&nbsp; is an Ancient Parish in the county of Yorkshire.Other places in the parish include: East Layton.<br>  
  
MELSONBY (St. James), '''a parish''', in the union of Richmond, wapentake of Gilling-West, N. riding of York, 5 miles (N. N. E.) from Richmond; containing 530 inhabitants. <ref> Lewis, Samuel A.,  ''A Topographical Dictionary of England ''(1848), pp. 287-291. URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=51143 </ref>  
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MELSONBY (St. James), '''a parish''', in the union of Richmond, wapentake of Gilling-West, N. riding of York, 5 miles (N. N. E.) from Richmond; containing 530 inhabitants. <ref> Lewis, Samuel A.,  ''[http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=51143 A Topographical Dictionary of England]''(1848), pp. 287-291. </ref>  
  
 
== Resources  ==
 
== Resources  ==
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==== Church records  ====
 
==== Church records  ====
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===== '''Online Records'''  =====
 
===== '''Online Records'''  =====
  
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To find the names of the neighbouring parishes, use [http://maps.familysearch.org/ 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.  
 
To find the names of the neighbouring parishes, use [http://maps.familysearch.org/ 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.
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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  ====
  
{{British Census|464230}}
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{{British Census|464230}}  
  
 
==== Poor Law Unions  ====
 
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{{expand section|any additional relevant sites that aren't mentioned above}}  
 
{{expand section|any additional relevant sites that aren't mentioned above}}  
  
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== References ==
  
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Revision as of 22:35, 18 April 2013

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Parish History

Melsonby St James  is an Ancient Parish in the county of Yorkshire.Other places in the parish include: East Layton.

MELSONBY (St. James), a parish, in the union of Richmond, wapentake of Gilling-West, N. riding of York, 5 miles (N. N. E.) from Richmond; containing 530 inhabitants. [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

Online data content from chapelry registers of MELSONBY exists at some of the following websites and for the specified ranges of years:

AO = Archive.org
FS = FamilySearch.org
ANC = http://www.ancestry.com/ (£)
HATH = HathiTrust.org
JMI = JoinerMarriageIndex.co.uk
MELSONBY PARISH (1573) Online Records

Baptisms
Marriages
Burials

Indexes Images Indexes Images Indexes Images
FS 1573-1863

1579-1837

None

JMI None

1813-1837

None

ANC (£) None

None

None

HATH None

None

None

AO 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.

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 464230.


Poor Law Unions

Richmond Poor Law Union, Yorkshire

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. 287-291.