Selby, Yorkshire Genealogy
Guide to Selby, Yorkshire ancestry, family history, and genealogy: parish registers, transcripts, census records, birth records, marriage records, and death records.
|Poor Law Union||Selby|
|Parish registers: 1579|
|Bishop's Transcripts: 1746|
|Rural Deanery||New Ainsty|
|Probate Court||Court of the Peculiar of Selby|
|Location of Archive|
|Yorkshire Record Office|
Parish History[edit | edit source]
SELBY (St. Mary and St. German), a market-town and parish, and the head of a union, in the Lower division of the wapentake of Barkstone-Ash, W. riding of York, 14½ miles (S. by E.) from York, and 177 (N. by W.) from London. There are places of worship for the Society of Friends, Independents, Wesleyans, and Unitarians; and a Roman Catholic chapel.
Neighboring Parishes[edit | edit source]
Resources[edit | edit source]
Civil Registration[edit | edit source]
Church Records[edit | edit source]
Online data content from chapelry registers of Selby exists at some of the following websites and for the specified ranges of years:
|BIVRI = British Isles Vital Records Index (Ancestry) - (£)|
|FMP= FindMyPast - (£)|
|FS = FamilySearch.org|
|SELBY PARISH (1664) Online Records|
Cemeteries[edit | edit source]
Parish Records[edit | edit source]
This ancient parish was created before 1813. Church of England records began in 1579.
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.
References[edit | edit source]
- Lewis, Samuel A., A Topographical Dictionary of England(1848), pp. 44-48. Date accessed: 18 October 2013.
- 'British Isles Vital Records Index - 2nd Ed. Breakdown of Records', Genoot, accessed 28 October 2014.
- 'Yorkshire Parish Records - Parish List,' findmypast, accessed 30 September 2014.