Sculcoates St Paul, Yorkshire Genealogy

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Sculcoates St Paul

Guide to Sculcoates St Paul, Yorkshire ancestry, family history, and genealogy: parish registers, transcripts, census records, birth records, marriage records, and death records.

Sculcoates St Paul, Yorkshire
Type Ecclesiastical Parish
Civil Jurisdictions
Hundred Kingston-upon-Hull
County Yorkshire
Poor Law Union Sculcoates
Registration District Sculcoates
Records begin
Parish registers: 1846; Separate registers exist for Kingston upon Hull Christ Church, Worship Street beginning 1822
Bishop's Transcripts: None; Separate records exist for Kingston upon Hull Christ Church, Worship Street beginning 1822
Ecclesiastical Jurisdictions
Rural Deanery Harthill and Hull
Diocese York
Province York
Legal Jurisdictions
Probate Court Exchequer and Prerogative Courts of the Archbishop of York
Location of Archive
Yorkshire Record Office

Parish History

Sculcoates St Paul is an Ecclesiastical Parish in the county of Yorkshire, created in 1844 from Sculcoates [All Saints, formerly St Mary;s] Ancient Parish; located on St Paul Street and Cannon Street.

Other places in the parish include: Kingston upon Hull Christ Church, Worship Street. SCULCOATES (St. Mary), a parish, and the head of a union, in the borough of Hull, locally in the E. riding of York.. A church district named St. Paul's was formed in July 1844 by the Ecclesiastical Commissioners.[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 Sculcoates St. Paul exists at some of the following websites and for the specified ranges of years:

IARC = Internet Archive - free
FS =
AC = (£)
HATH = - free
JOIN = - (£)
Indexes Images Indexes Images Indexes Images
FS 1538-1870 1545-1866, 1880-1882
JOIN None 1575-1753 None
AC 1538-1772 1538-1772 1538-1772

For a full list of all those chapels surrounding **Chapelry** and comprising the whole ancient parish of Sculcoates St. Paul to which it was attached, be certain to see "Church Records" on the Sculcoates St. Paul page.

To find the names of the neighboring 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.

Non Conformist Churches

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. Lewis, Samuel A.,A Topographical Dictionary of England (1848), pp. 34-36. Adapted. Date accessed: 18 October 2013.