New Mill, Yorkshire Genealogy

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Yorkshire Parishes K-R
West Riding of Yorkshire
New Mill

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

New Mill, Yorkshire
Type Ecclesiastical Parish
Civil Jurisdictions
Hundred Agbrigg
County Yorkshire
Poor Law Union Huddersfield
Registration District Huddersfield
Records begin
Parish registers: 1830
Bishop's Transcripts: 1832
Ecclesiastical Jurisdictions
Rural Deanery Pontefract
Diocese Pre-1836 - York; Post-1835 - Ripon
Province York
Legal Jurisdictions
Probate Court Exchequer and Prerogative Courts of the Archbishop of York
Location of Archive
Yorkshire Record Office

Parish History

NEW-MILL, an ecclesiastical district, in the parish of Kirk-Burton, union of Huddersfield, Upper division of the wapentake of Agbrigg, W. riding of York,6 miles (E.) from Huddersfield, on the road to Sheffield. There is a place of worship for Wesleyans. [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 New Mill exists at some of the following websites and for the specified ranges of years:

FS =
AC = Ancestry - (£)[2]
JOIN = - (£)
  NEW MILL CHAPELRY (1832) Online Records


Indexes Images Indexes Images Indexes Images
FS 1832-1837

1840, 1846, 1847





AC None



KIRK BURTON PARISH (1540) Online Records


Indexes Images Indexes Images Indexes Images
AC 1541-1910 1541-1910 1541-1935 1541-1935 1541-1945 1541-1945
FS 1540-1837 None 1813-1837 None Add None
JOIN None None 1541-1654,
None None None

For a full list of all those chapels surrounding New Mill and comprising the whole ancient parish of Kirk-Burton to which it was attached, be certain to see "Church Records" on the KIRK-BURTON 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

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. 394-398. Date accessed: 23 October 2013.
  2. 'West Yorkshire, England, Baptisms, Marriages and Burials, 1512-1812,' Ancestry, accessed 10 May 2014.