Kirkby Wiske, Yorkshire Genealogy
Guide to Kirkby Wiske, Yorkshire ancestry, family history, and genealogy: parish registers, transcripts, census records, birth records, marriage records, and death records.
|Kirkby Wiske, Yorkshire|
|Hundred||Birdforth; East Gilling|
|Poor Law Union||Thirsk|
|Parish registers: 1616|
|Bishop's Transcripts: 1637|
|Diocese||Pre-1836 - York; Post-1835 - Ripon|
|Probate Court||Court of the Bishop (Consistory) of the Commissary of the Archdeaconry of Richmond Eastern Deaneries - Richmond|
|Location of Archive|
|Yorkshire Record Office|
Kirkby Wiske is an Ancient Parish in the county of Yorkshire.
Other places in the parish include: Maunby, Sowber Hill, Newsham with Breckenbrough, and Newby Wiske.
Non-Church of England denominations identified in Kirkby Wiske include: Wesleyan Methodist and Wesleyan Methodist Reform.
KIRBY-WISK (St. John the Baptist), a parish, in the union of Thirsk, partly in the wapentake of Birdforth, and partly in that of Gilling-East, N. riding of York. There is a place of worship for Wesleyans. 
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 at least two Internet sites with name lists or indexes. These popular sites are:
Online data content from chapelry registers of Kirkby Wiske exists at some of the following websites and for the specified ranges of years:
|FMP= findmypast - (£)|
|FS = FamilySearch.org|
|JOIN = JoinerMarriageIndex.co.uk - (£)|
KIRKBY WISKE PARISH (1615) 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.
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.
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