Kirk Levington, Yorkshire Genealogy

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Yorkshire Parishes K-R
North Riding
Kirk Levington

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

Kirk Levington, Yorkshire
Kirklevington St Martin Yorkshire.jpg
Kirklevington St Martin
Type Ancient
Civil Jurisdictions
County Yorkshire
Poor Law Union Stockton-on-Tees

Parish History

Kirk Levington St Martin is an Ancient Parish in the county of Yorkshire.  Yarm, Yorkshire is a chapelry of Kirk Levington. Other places in the parish include: Castle Leavington, Castle Levington, Picton, Low Worsall, Pickton, and Castleleavington.

LEAVINGTON, KIRK (St. Martin), a parish, in the union of Stockton, W. division of the liberty of Langbaurgh, N. riding of York. This place, formerly called Leventon, and in Domesday Book Lentune, or "the town upon the river Leven."  [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 Kirk Levington exists at some of the following websites and for the specified ranges of years:

BIVRI = British Isles Vital Records Index (Ancestry) - (£)[2]
FS =
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KIRK LEVINGTON PARISH (1626) Online Records


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FS 1730-1910






YARM CHAPELRY (1546) Online Records


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FS 1751-1874

1718-1866, 1881

1730, 1757, 1760, 1762, 1768-1840


1546 - 1841


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.

Poor Law Unions

Stockton Poor Law Union, Durham

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

Maps are a visual look at the locations in England. Gazetteers contain brief summaries about a place.



  1. Samuel A. Lewis, A Topographical Dictionary of England (1848), pp. 42-46. Date accessed: 21 October 2013.
  2. 'British Isles Vital Records Index - 2nd Ed. Breakdown of Records', Genoot, accessed 28 October 2014.