South Cave, Yorkshire Genealogy
Guide to South Cave, Yorkshire ancestry, family history, and genealogy: parish registers, transcripts, census records, birth records, marriage records, and death records.
|South Cave, Yorkshire|
|Poor Law Union||Beverly|
|Registration District||Beverley; Howden|
|Parish registers: 1558|
|Bishop's Transcripts: 1601|
|Rural Deanery||Harthill and Hull|
|Probate Court||Pre-1558 - Court of the Peculiar of St Leonard's Hospital, York; Post-1558 - Court of the Peculiar of the Prebend of South Cave|
|Location of Archive|
|Yorkshire Record Office|
This ancient parish (AP) was created before 1813. Church of England records began in 1558.
CAVE, SOUTH (All Saints), a parish, in the unions of Howden and Beverley, Hunsley-Beacon division of the wapentake of Harthill, E. riding of York, 27 miles (S. E.) from York, and 183 (N. by W.) from London. There are three places of worship belonging to Methodists, and a Roman Catholic chapel at Cave Castle.
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.
South Cave parish registers of christenings, marriages and burials are available online for the following years:
|South Cave 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.
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.
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.
- Samuel A. Lewis, Topographical Dictionary of England (1848), pp. 534-538. Adapted. Date accessed: 16 October 2013.