Blacktoft, Yorkshire Genealogy
Guide to Blacktoft, Yorkshire ancestry, family history, and genealogy: parish registers, transcripts, census records, birth records, marriage records, and death records.
|Poor Law Union||Howden|
|Parish registers: 1700|
|Bishop's Transcripts: 1602|
|Rural Deanery||Harthill and Hull|
|Probate Court||Court of the Peculiar of the Dean and Chapter of Durham within the Jurisdiction of Howden and Howdenshire|
|Location of Archive|
|Yorkshire Record Office|
BLACKTOFT (Holy Trinity), a parish, in the union of Howden, wapentake of Howdenshire, East Riding York; comprising the hamlet of Staddlethorpe and the townships of Blacktoft and Scalby, in which latter is included the extra-parochial place of Cheapsides. Church of England records began in 1700. The village is situated on the northern bank of the Ouse, one mile above its confluence with the Trent, and occasionally vessels ride opposite to it, its roads affording the best anchorage between Hull and Selby.
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 Blacktoft exists at some of the following websites and for the specified ranges of years:
|FMP = findmypast (£)|
|FREG = FreeREG - free|
|FS = FamilySearch.org|
|HATH = HathiTrust.org|
|IARC = Archive.org|
|JOIN = JoinerMarriageIndex.co.uk - (£)|
|NBI = National Burial Index (findmypast) - (£)|
|PALL = Pallot's Marriage Index (Ancestry) - (£)|
|BLACKTOFT PARISH (1700) 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 1700.
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.
- Lewis, Samuel A., Topographical Dictionary of England publ. London: 1831. Adapted. Accessed November 7, 2013.
- 'Yorkshire East Riding,' FreeREG, accessed 20 October 2014.
- 'National Burial Index - Yorkshire (East Riding) Coverage,' Federation of Family History Societies, accessed 20 October 2014.
- Pallot's Marriage and Birth Indexes, Guide to Parishes. Digital version at FamilySearch Books Online.