Murton (near York), Yorkshire Genealogy

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North Riding of Yorkshire
Murton (near York)

Guide to Murton (near York), Yorkshire ancestry, family history, and genealogy: parish registers, transcripts, census records, birth records, marriage records, and death records.

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

Parish History

MURTON,  a chapelry, in the parish of Osbaldwick, union of York, wapentake of Bulmer, N. riding of York, 3 miles (E. by N.) from York.[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 MURTON (NEAR YORK) exists at some of the following websites and for the specified ranges of years:

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MURTON (NEAR YORK) (1***) Online Records


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For a full list of all those chapels surrounding Murton (near York) and comprising the whole ancient parish of Osbaldwick to which it was attached, be certain to see "Church Records" on the OSBALDWICK 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.

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.

Maps and Gazetteers

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  1. Samuel A. Lewis, A Topographical Dictionary of England (1848), pp. 359-362. Date accessed: 23 October 2013.
  2. 'West Yorkshire, England, Baptisms, Marriages and Burials, 1512-1812,' Ancestry, accessed 10 May 2014.