Bishop Wilton, Yorkshire Genealogy
Guide to Bishop Wilton, Yorkshire ancestry, family history, and genealogy: parish registers, transcripts, census records, birth records, marriage records, and death records.
|Bishop Wilton, Yorkshire|
|Poor Law Union||Pocklington|
|Parish registers: 1613|
|Bishop's Transcripts: 1601|
|Rural Deanery||Harthill and Hull|
|Probate Court||Court of the Peculiar of Bishop Wilton|
|Location of Archive|
|Yorkshire Record Office|
BISHOP WILTON (St Edith), a village, a township, and a parish in Pocklington district, East Riding, Yorkshire. The township includes the village, and is united to Belthorpe, under the name of Bishop-Wilton-with-Belthorpe. Other chapels include Wesleyan Methodists and Primitive Methodists. 
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 Bishop Wilton exists at some of the following websites and for the specified ranges of years:
|FS = FamilySearch.org|
|JOIN = JoinerMarriageIndex.co.uk - (£)|
|NBI = National Burial Index (findmypast) - (£)|
|BISHOP WILTON PARISH (1601) Online Records|
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.
This ancient parish (AP) was created before 1813. Church of England records began in 1613.
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.
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.
- John M. Wilson, Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales Published in 1870-72. Adapted. Accessed November 7, 2013.
- 'National Burial Index - Yorkshire (East Riding) Coverage,' Federation of Family History Societies, accessed 20 October 2014.