Skelton cum Newby, Yorkshire Genealogy
Parish HistorySKELTON, or, Skelton cum Newby, or Skelton on Ure [River], a chapelry, in the parish and liberty of Ripon, West Riding of York, 4 miles (southeast by east) from Ripon. The chapelry is seated on the river Ure, about two miles and a half west-northwest of Boroughbridge. The chapel was erected [and chapel registers commence] in 1811.
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a summary overview of the history of this parish.
Skelton cum Newby is an Ecclesiastical Parish in the county of Yorkshire, created in 1749 from chapelry in Ripon Ancient Parish; refounded in 1815 from Skelton Ecclesiastical Parish. Wesleyan Methodist is the only identified non-Church of England denomination in Skelton cum Newby. Other places in the parish include: Newby with Mulwith and Newby.
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.
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.
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.
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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 464293.
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.
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- Lewis, Samuel A., A Topographical Dictionary of England (1848), pp. 113-115. Adapted. Date accessed: 17 May 2013.