Bramley, Yorkshire Genealogy

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West Riding of Yorkshire

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

Bramley, Yorkshire
Type Ecclesiastical Parish
Civil Jurisdictions
Hundred Leeds Borough
County Yorkshire
Poor Law Union Bramley
Registration District Hunslet
Records begin
Parish registers: 1717
Bishop's Transcripts: 1813
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

BRAMLEY, a chapelry, in the parish of St. Peter, liberty of the borough of Leeds, West Riding,Yorkshire, 4 miles (W. N. W.) from Leeds; containing 8875 inhabitants. There are places of worship for Baptists, Primitive Methodists, and Wesleyans.[1]

BRAMLEY, a village and a township-chapelry in Leeds parish, W. R. Yorkshire. Pop., 8,690. Houses, 1,957. There are four dissenting chapels, and a Roman Catholic chapel.[2]

Civil Registration

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

Online Records

Online data content from chapelry registers of Bramley exists at some of the following websites and for the specified ranges of years:

AC = Ancestry - (£)[3]
FREG = FreeREG - free[4]
FS =
JOIN = - (£)
 BRAMLEY CHAPELRY (1717) Online Records


Indexes Images Indexes Images Indexes Images
AC 1717-1812 1717-1812 1717-1812 1717-1812 1717-1812 1717-1812
FREG 1717, 1723-1910 1724-1753, 1836-1904 1717-1902
FS 1717-1842



LEEDS ST PETER PARISH (1572) Online Records


Indexes Images Indexes Images Indexes Images
AC 1572-1910 1572-1910 1572-1935 1572-1935 1572-1854 1572-1854
FS 1572-1837 None 1572-1837 None None
JOIN None None 1572-1722 None None None
Leeds Holy Trinity Chapelry (1730) Online Records
AC 1730-1910 1730-1910 1730-1922 1730-1922 1730-1854 1730-1854
Leeds St John the Evangelist Chapelry (1773) Online Records
AC 1773-1910 1773-1910 1773-1935 1773-1935 1773-1855 1773-1855

For a full list of all those chapels comprising the whole ancient parish of Leeds to which it was attached, be certain to see "Church Records" on theLEEDS PARISH page.

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

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.

Probate records

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

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  1. Lewis, Samuel A., Topographical Dictionary of England (1848), pp. 339-343. Date accessed: 18 December 2013.
  2. John Marius Wilson, Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales 1870-72 Adapted 18 December 2013
  3. 'West Yorkshire, England, Baptisms, Marriages and Burials, 1512-1812,' Ancestry, accessed 12 May 2014.
  4. 'Yorkshire West Riding,' FreeREG, accessed 22 October 2014.