Halifax St Augustine, Yorkshire Genealogy
Guide to Halifax St Augustine, Yorkshire ancestry, family history, and genealogy: parish registers, transcripts, census records, birth records, marriage records, and death records.
Chapel History[edit | edit source]
Halifax St Augustine was created a chapelry by about 1872 and was eventually annexed to, in more modern years to Mount Pelllon St Paul's. It lay within the boundary of Halifax St John the Baptist ancient parish.
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 chapelry registers of Halifax All Souls (Northowram) exists at some of the following websites and for the specified ranges of years:
|IARC = Archive.org|
|FS = FamilySearch.org|
|AC = Ancestry - (£)|
|HATH = HathiTrust.org|
|JOIN = JoinerMarriageIndex.co.uk - (£)|
|HALIFAX ST AUGUSTINE CHAPELRY (1872) Online Records|
|HALIFAX ST JOHN THE BAPTIST PARISH (1538) Online Records|
For a full list of all those chapels surrounding Halifax St Augustine comprising the whole ancient parish of Halifax St John the Baptist to which it was attached, be certain to see "Church Records" on the HALIFAX ST. JOHN THE BAPTIST page.
To find the names of the neighbouring parishes, use <a href="http://maps.familysearch.org/">England Jurisdictions 1851</a>. In this site, search for the name of the parish, click on the location "pin", click Options and click List contiguous parishes. This ancient <a href="England Church Records">parish</a> (AP) was created before 1813. Church of England records began in date.
Census records[edit | edit source]
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[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]
- 'West Yorkshire, England, Baptisms, Marriages and Burials, 1512-1812,' Ancestry, accessed 10 May 2014.