Anston cum Membris, Yorkshire Genealogy
Guide to Anston cum Membris, Yorkshire ancestry, family history, and genealogy: parish registers, transcripts, census records, birth records, marriage records, and death records.
|Anston cum Membris, Yorkshire|
|Hundred||Strafforth and Tickhill|
|Poor Law Union||Worksop|
|Parish registers: 1544|
|Bishop's Transcripts: 1598|
|Probate Court||Court of the Peculiar of the Chancellor of York with the Prebendal Jurisdiction of Laughton en le Morthen|
|Location of Archive|
|Yorkshire Record Office|
Anston cum Membris is an Ecclesiastical Parish in the county of Yorkshire, created in 1736 from Laughton en le Morthen. Other places in the parish include: Membris, Woodsetts, South Anston, and North Anston.
ANSTON, NORTH and SOUTH (St. James), a parish, in the union of Worksop, South division of the wapentake of Strafforth and Tickhill, West Riding of Yorkshire; containing, with the township of Woodsetts, 1102 inhabitants. There are places of worship for Independents and Wesleyans.
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.
Online data content from chapelry registers of Anston cum Membris exists at some of the following websites and for the specified ranges of years:
|BIVRI = British Isles Vital Records Index (Ancestry) - (£)|
|FS = FamilySearch.org|
|ANSTON CUM MEMBRIS ECCLESIASTICAL PARISH (1707) Online Records|
For a full list of all those chapels surrounding **Chapelry** and comprising the whole ancient parish of Anston cum Membris to which it was attached, be certain to see "Church Records" on the Anston cum Membris page.
List of Chapelry's in this Parish
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.
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.
Poor Law Unions
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.
- Lewis, Samuel A., A Topographical Dictionary of England(1848), pp. 58-62. Date accessed: 4 Dec 2013.
- 'British Isles Vital Records Index - 2nd Ed. Breakdown of Records', Genoot, accessed 27 October 2014.