Fimber, Yorkshire Genealogy

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Yorkshire Parishes A-I
East Riding of Yorkshire

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

Fimber, Yorkshire
Type Chapelry
Civil Jurisdictions
Hundred Buckrose
County Yorkshire
Poor Law Union Driffield
Registration District Driffield
Records begin
Parish registers: None; For records see Wetwang
Bishop's Transcripts: None
Ecclesiastical Jurisdictions
Rural Deanery Buckrose
Diocese York
Province York
Legal Jurisdictions
Probate Court Court of the Peculiar of the Prebend of Wetwang
Location of Archive
Yorkshire Record Office

Parish History

FIMBER, a chapelry, in the parish of Wetwang, union of Driffield, wapentake of Buckrose, E. riding of York, 8¾ miles (W. by N.) from Driffield. The village is small and scattered. The chapel, which stands on an eminence, is a small ancient edifice. There is a place of worship for Wesleyans. [1]


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 Fimber exists at some of the following websites and for the specified ranges of years:

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FIMBER CHAPELRY (1834) Online Records


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For a full list of all those chapels surrounding Warrington-Padgate Christ Church and comprising the whole ancient parish of Wetwang to which it was attached, be certain to see "Church Records" on the WETWANG 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.

This ancient parish (AP) was created before 1813. Church of England records began in date.

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.

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  1. Lewis, Samuel A.,A Topographical Dictionary of England(1848), pp. 232-235. Date Accessed: November 7, 2013.