Lythe, Yorkshire Genealogy
Guide to Lythe, Yorkshire ancestry, family history, and genealogy: parish registers, transcripts, census records, birth records, marriage records, and death records.
|Poor Law Union||Whitby|
|Parish registers: 1634|
|Bishop's Transcripts: 1619|
|Probate Court||Exchequer and Prerogative Courts of the Archbishop of York|
|Location of Archive|
|Yorkshire Record Office|
Parish History[edit | edit source]
Lythe St Oswald is an Ancient Parish in the county of Yorkshire. Other places in the parish include: Mickleby, Kettleness, Nickleby, Sandsend, Ugthorpe, Barnby, Borrowby, Borrowby near Whitby, Briscoe, East Row, Ellerby, Ellerby near Whitley, Goldsbrough, Hutton Mulgrave, and Newton Mulgrave.
LYTHE (St. Oswald), a parish, in the union of Whitby, E. division of the liberty of Langbaurgh, N. riding of York; containing, with the townships of Barnby, Borrowby, Ellerby, Hutton-Mulgrave, Mickleby, Newton-Mulgrave, and Ugthorpe, 2080 inhabitants, of whom 1063 are in the township of Lythe, 4 miles (W.N. W.) from Whitby. There is a place of worship for Wesleyans; and at Ugthorpe is a Roman Catholic chapel. 
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 data content from chapelry registers of Lythe exists at some of the following websites and for the specified ranges of years:
|FS = FamilySearch.org|
|JOIN = JoinerMarriageIndex.co.uk - (£)|
|NBI = National Burial Index (findmypast) - (£)|
|LYTHE PARISH (1619) Online Records|
|GROSMONT CHAPELRY (1850) Online Records|
Ugthorpe Christ Church registers of christenings, marriages and burials are available online for the following years:
|Ugthorpe Christ Church Online Records|
Ugthorpe St Anne Roman Catholic parish registers of christenings, marriages and burials are available online for the following years:
|Ugthorpe St Anne Roman Catholic Parish 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.
Records are also available at the North Yorkshire County Record Office.
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.
Poor Law Unions[edit | edit source]
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]
- Samuel A. Lewis, A Topographical Dictionary of England (1848), pp. 203-208. Date accessed: 22 October 2013.
- 'National Burial Index - Yorkshire (City and Ainsty) Coverage,' Federation of Family History Societies, accessed 20 October 2014.