Batley Carr, Yorkshire Genealogy

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Guide to Batley Carr, Yorkshire ancestry, family history, and genealogy: parish registers, transcripts, census records, birth records, marriage records, and death records.

Batley Carr, Yorkshire
Type England Jurisdictions
Civil Jurisdictions
Hundred Agbrigg
County Yorkshire, England Genealogy
Poor Law Union Dewsbury
Registration District Dewsbury
Records begin
Parish registers: 1841
Bishop's Transcripts: 1842
Ecclesiastical Jurisdictions
Rural Deanery Pontefract
Diocese Pre-1836 - York; Post-1835 - Ripon
Province York
Legal Jurisdictions
Probate Court Exchequer and Prerogative Courts of the Archbishop of York
Location of Archive
Yorkshire Record Office

Chapel History[edit | edit source]

BATLEY-CARR, an ecclesiastical district, in the parish and union of Dewsbury, wapentake of Morley, W. riding of York, 1 mile (N.) from Dewsbury; containing 2144 inhabitants. [1]

Resources[edit | edit source]

Civil Registration[edit | edit source]

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[edit | edit source]

Online Records[edit | edit source]

Online data content from the chapelry of Batley Carr is not yet available. Check the following websites periodically for updates:

FS =
FMP = findmypast (£)
JOIN = - (£)
BATLEY CARR CHAPELRY (1835) Online Records


Indexes Images Indexes Images Indexes Images
FS 1835-1837, 1869, 1872, 1880-1909
FMP (£) None
GEN 1841-1866 None


BATLEY PARISH (1559) Online Records


Indexes Images Indexes Images Indexes Images
AC 1559-1910 1559-1910 1559-1935 1559-1935 1559-1911 1559-1911
FMP 1699-1836 None None None None None
FS 1724-1814 None 1724-1836 None None None

To identify all neighbouring chapelries contiguous to Batley Carr, lying in Batley Parish, be certain to visit the [Batley, Yorkshire|Batley Ancient Parish] page; scroll to the "Church Records" section. Also, you can find most if not all the names of the neighbouring parishes, by using the England Jurisdictions 1851 map. In this site, search for the name of the parish, click on the location "pin", click Options and click List contiguous parishes. This ancient "Church of England (AP) was created by 1835.

Non-Conformists (All other Religions)[edit | edit source]

Census Records[edit | edit source]

Note that this is a chapelry created from Dewsbury so is included in the Census with Dewsbury.

Census records from 1841 to 1911 are available online. For access, see England Census. Census records from 1841 to 1891 are also available on film through a Family History Center or at the Family History Library.

Probate Records[edit | edit source]

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[edit | edit source]

Maps are a visual look at the locations in England. Gazetteers contain brief summaries about a place.

Websites[edit | edit source]

References[edit | edit source]

  1. Lewis, Samuel A., A Topographical Dictionary of England (1848), pp. 168-177. Date accessed: 06 January 2014.