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Robert Town is an '''Ecclesiastical Parish '''in the county of Yorkshire, created in 1847 from Birstall Ancient Parish and Liversedge Ecclesiastical Parish.  
 
Robert Town is an '''Ecclesiastical Parish '''in the county of Yorkshire, created in 1847 from Birstall Ancient Parish and Liversedge Ecclesiastical Parish.  
  
ROBERTOWN, or Robert-Town, '''a chapelry in Birstall parish''', W. R. Yorkshire; near the Lancashire and Yorkshire railway, 6 miles S E of Bradford. It was constituted in 1847; and its post town is Millbridge, under Normanton. Pop., 2,256. <ref>John Marius Wilson,  ''[http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/place/25755 Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales]'' 1870-72 </ref>  
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ROBERTOWN, or Robert-Town, '''a chapelry in Birstall parish''', W. R. Yorkshire; near the Lancashire and Yorkshire railway, 6 miles S E of Bradford. It was constituted in 1847. <ref>John Marius Wilson,  ''[http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/place/25755 Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales]'' 1870-72.  Date accessed: 25 October 2013.</ref>  
  
 
== Resources  ==
 
== Resources  ==
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== References ==
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== References ==
  
 
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Revision as of 16:11, 25 October 2013

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Parish History

Robert Town is an Ecclesiastical Parish in the county of Yorkshire, created in 1847 from Birstall Ancient Parish and Liversedge Ecclesiastical Parish.

ROBERTOWN, or Robert-Town, a chapelry in Birstall parish, W. R. Yorkshire; near the Lancashire and Yorkshire railway, 6 miles S E of Bradford. It was constituted in 1847. [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

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 464252.


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. John Marius Wilson, Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales 1870-72. Date accessed: 25 October 2013.