Scarborough St Mary, Yorkshire Genealogy
SCARBOROUGH (St. Mary), a borough, market town, and parish, having separate jurisdiction, and the head of a union, locally in Pickering lythe, N. riding of York, 39 miles (N. E.) from York, and 216 (N.) from London; containing, with the township of Falsgrave, 10,060 inhabitants, of whom 9515 are in Scarborough township. There are places of worship for Baptists, the Society of Friends, Independents, Primitive Methodists, and Wesleyans; and a Roman Catholic chapel.
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.
|FS = FamilySearch.org|
|JMI = JoinerMarriageIndex.co.uk|
|FMP = FindMyPast.co.uk|
|HATH = HathiTrust.org|
|AO = Archive.org|
|SCARBOROUGH ST MARY PARISH (1602) Indexes|
|FS||1602-1605, 1626-1640, 1653-1849||1602-1605, 1627-1639, 1661-1848, 1857-1892||1658-1663, 1667-1790, 1795-1841|
|JMI||None|| 1602-1682, 1813-1837
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.
Non Conformist Churches
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 464237.
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
Contributor: add any relevant sites that aren’t mentioned above.
- Lewis, Samuel A.,A Topographical Dictionary of England (1848), pp. 26-30. URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=51258