South Otterington, Yorkshire Genealogy
Guide to South Otterington, Yorkshire ancestry, family history, and genealogy: parish registers, transcripts, census records, birth records, marriage records, and death records.
|South Otterington, Yorkshire|
|Poor Law Union||Thirsk|
|Parish registers: 1715|
|Bishop's Transcripts: 1601|
|Probate Court||Exchequer and Prerogative Courts of the Archbishop of York|
|Location of Archive|
|Yorkshire Record Office|
South Otterington St Andrew is an Ancient Parish.
The church of ST. ANDREW consists of a chancel measuring internally 22 ft. 8 in. by 18 ft. 1 in., nave 48 ft. 10 in. by 25 ft. 9 in., north aisle 8 ft. 1 in. wide, west tower 13 ft. square and a south porch. It is an entirely modern building of stone in the Norman style and was erected in 1846.
There are three small bells in the tower by C. & G. Mears, 1847.
The plate consists of a silver cup without marks, probably of the end of the 17th century, and a pewter flagon and two pewter plates.
The registers begin in 1689.
From A History of the County of York North Riding: Volume 2 (1923), pp. 50-51. URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=64609&strquery=South Otterington Date accessed: 15 May 2011
OTTERINGTON, SOUTH (St. Andrew), a parish, in the union of Thirsk, wapentake of Birdforth, N. riding of York, 5 miles (S. by E.) from Northallerton. 
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.
Online data content from parish registers of South Otterington exists at some of the following websites and for the specified ranges of years:
|IARC = Archive.org|
|FS = FamilySearch.org|
|ANC = ancestry.co.uk (£)|
|HATH = HathiTrust.org|
|JOIN = JoinerMarriageIndex.co.uk - (£)|
|SOUTH OTTERINGTON PARISH (1731) Online Records|
|| 1731-1844, 1847
For a full list of all those chapels surrounding **Chapelry** and comprising the whole ancient parish of South Otterington to which it was attached, be certain to see "Church Records" on the South Otterington page.
To find the names of the neighbouring 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.
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.
Poor Law Unions
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, A Topographical Dictionary of England (1848), pp. 491-495. Date accessed: 16 October 2013.