Sculcoates St Paul, Yorkshire Genealogy

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England Gotoarrow.png Yorkshire Gotoarrow.pngYorkshire Parishes, S-YGotoarrow.png East Riding of YorkshireGotoarrow.png Sculcoates

Parish History

Sculcoates St Paul isan Ecclesiastical Parish in the county of Yorkshire, created in 1844 from Sculcoates [All Saints] Ancient Parish; located on St Paul Street and Cannon Street.

Other places in the parish include: Kingston upon Hull Christ Church, Worship Street.

SCULCOATES (St. Mary), a parish, and the head of a union, in the borough of Hull, locally in the E. riding of York; containing 16,682 inhabitants. A church district named St. Paul's was formed in July 1844 by the Ecclesiastical Commissioners; it embraces a population of about 6000.[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

To find the names of the neighboring 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, non conformist 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

Non Conformist Churches

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.

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

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Web sites

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  1. Lewis, Samuel A.,A Topographical Dictionary of England (1848), pp. 34-36.