Sherburn in Elmet, Yorkshire Genealogy
Guide to Sherburn in Elmet, Yorkshire ancestry, family history, and genealogy: parish registers, transcripts, census records, birth records, marriage records, and death records.
|Sherburn in Elmet, Yorkshire|
|Poor Law Union||Great Preston Gilbert Union|
|Registration District||Pontefract; Tadcaster|
|Parish registers: 1640; Separate registers exist for South Milford beginning 1846|
|Bishop's Transcripts: 1603|
|Rural Deanery||New Ainsty|
|Probate Court||Court of the Peculiar of the Prebend of Fenton|
|Location of Archive|
|Yorkshire Record Office|
Parish History[edit | edit source]
Sherburn in Elmet is an Ancient Parish in the county of Yorkshire.
Other places in the parish include: Barkston, South Milford, Huddleston, Huddleston and Lumby, Huddleston cum Lumby, Huddleston with Lumby, Lennerton, Linnerton, Lotherton cum Aberford, Lumby, Micklefield, Newthorpe, Rest Park, Sherburn with Lennerton, and Barkstone.
Non-Church of England denominations identified in Sherburn in Elmet include: Primitive Methodist, Roman Catholic, and Wesleyan Methodist.
SHERBURN (All Saints), a market-town and parish, in the Upper division of the wapentake of Barkstone-Ash, W. riding of York; comprising the townships of Barkstone, Huddlestone with Lumby, Lotherton, South Milford, Newthorpe, and Sherburn, and the chapelry of Micklefield; and containing 3757 inhabitants, of whom 1328 are in the town, 15 miles (S. W. by S.) from York, and 184 (N. by W.) from London. 
Resources[edit | edit source]
Church Records[edit | edit source]
Sherburn in Elmet parish registers of christenings, marriages and burials are available online for the following years:
|Sherburn in Elmet Online Parish Records|
|FS Catalog PRs|
|FS Catalog BTs|
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 West Yorkshire Archive Service.
References[edit | edit source]
- Lewis, Samuel A., A Topographical Dictionary of England (1848), pp. 69-74. Date accessed: 17 October 2013.