Seamer with Cayton and East Ayton, Yorkshire Genealogy
Guide to Seamer with Cayton and East Ayton, Yorkshire ancestry, family history, and genealogy: parish registers, transcripts, census records, birth records, marriage records, and death records.
|Seamer with Cayton and East Ayton, Yorkshire|
|Poor Law Union||Scarborough|
|Parish registers: 1559; Separate registers exist for Seamer St John the Baptist beginning 1684|
|Bishop's Transcripts: 1601; Separate records exist for Seamer St John the Baptist beginning 1604|
|Probate Court||Exchequer and Prerogative Courts of the Archbishop of York|
|Location of Archive|
|Yorkshire Record Office|
Seamer with Cayton and East Ayton is an Ancient Parish in the county of Yorkshire.
Other places in the parish include: Seamer St John the Baptist, Cayton, Irton, Cayton with Deepdale and Killerby, East Ayton, and Cayton near Scarborough.
Non-Church of England denominations identified in Seamer with Cayton and East Ayton include: Primitive Methodist and Wesleyan Methodist.
SEAMER (St Martin), a parish, in the union of Scarborough, Pickering lythe, N. riding of York; containing, with the townships of East Ayton and Irton, 1121 inhabitants, of whom 625 are in Seamer township, 4½ miles (S. W. by S.) from Scarborough. This parish was annexed (united) with the parish of Cayton . There was also a chapel of ease built from at least the 14th century at East Ayton, called St John the Baptist . The Wesleyans have a place of worship here.
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.
Seamer with Cayton and East Ayton parish registers of christenings, marriages and burials are available online for the following years:
|Seamer with Cayton and East Ayton Online Parish Records|
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To find the names of the neighboring parishes, use England Jurisdictions 1851 Map. 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.
Non Conformist Churches
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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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- Lewis, Samuel A., A Topographical Dictionary of England (1848), pp. 36-40. Adapted. Accessed: 16 Apr 2013.