Ugglebarnby, Yorkshire Genealogy

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North Riding of Yorkshire

Guide to Ugglebarnby, Yorkshire ancestry, family history, and genealogy: parish registers, transcripts, census records, birth records, marriage records, and death records.

Ugglebarnby, Yorkshire
All Saints Ugglebarnby Yorkshire.jpg
Type Ecclesiastical Parish
Civil Jurisdictions
Hundred Whitby-Strand
County Yorkshire
Poor Law Union Whitby
Registration District Whitby
Records begin
Parish registers: 1732
Bishop's Transcripts: 1638
Ecclesiastical Jurisdictions
Rural Deanery Cleveland
Diocese York
Province York
Legal Jurisdictions
Probate Court Exchequer and Prerogative Courts of the Archbishop of York
Location of Archive
Yorkshire Record Office

Parish History

Ugglebarnby All Saints is an Ecclesiastical Parish in the county of Yorkshire, created in 1748 from chapelry in Whitby, Yorkshire Ancient Parish. Other places in the parish include: Little Beck and Iburn Dale. UGGLEBARNBY, a chapelry, in the parish and union of Whitby, liberty of Whitby-Strand, N. riding of York, 4 miles (S. S. W.) from Whitby. Ugglebarnby belonged to Whitby Abbey, and at the Dissolution came into the possession of the Archbishop of York. [1]


Civil Registration

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.

Church records

Online Records

Online data content from chapelry registers of Whitby exists at some of the following websites and for the specified ranges of years:

BIVRI = British Isles Vital Records Index (Ancestry) - (£)[2]
FS =
UGGLEBARNBY CHAPELRY (1742) Online Records


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BIVRI 1742-1812

FS 1742-1812

For a full list of all those chapels surrounding Ugglebarnby and comprising the whole ancient parish of Whitby to which it was attached, be certain to see "Church Records" on the Whitby 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.

Non Conformist Churches

Census records

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

Whitby Poor Law Union, Yorkshire

Probate records

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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Contributor: add any relevant sites that aren’t mentioned above.


  1. Lewis, Samuel A., A Topographical Dictionary of England (1848), pp. 411-414. Date accessed: 16 October 2013.
  2. 'British Isles Vital Records Index - 2nd Ed. Breakdown of Records', Genoot, accessed 27 October 2014.