Wales, Yorkshire Genealogy

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

  

Wales, Yorkshire
Wales St John the Baptist Rotherham Yorkshire.jpg
Type England Jurisdictions
Civil Jurisdictions
Hundred Strafforth and Tickhill
County Yorkshire, England Genealogy
Poor Law Union Worksop
Registration District Worksop
Records begin
Parish registers: 1578
Bishop's Transcripts: 1600
Ecclesiastical Jurisdictions
Rural Deanery Doncaster
Diocese York
Province York
Legal Jurisdictions
Probate Court Court of the Peculiar of the Chancellor of York with the Prebendal Jurisdiction of Laughton en le Morthen
Location of Archive
Yorkshire Record Office

Parish History[edit | edit source]

WALES (St. John), a parish, in the union of Worksop, S. division of the wapentake of Strafforth and Tickhill, W. riding of York, 10 miles (E. by S.)from Sheffield. [1]

Wales St John the Baptist is an Ecclesiastical Parish in the Rotherham district of South Yorkshire, created in 1723 from chapelry in  Laughton en le Morthen, Yorkshire Genealogy Ancient Parish.Other places in the parish include: Norwood and Bedgralve, Kiveton Park, Kiveton, and Waleswood.

The Parish church of St John the Baptist has been designated a grade II* listed building British listed building

See Wales South Yorkshire Wikipedia Kiveton Park Wikipedia

Resources[edit | edit source]

Find Neighboring Parishes[edit | edit source]

Use England Jurisdictions 1851 Map

  • Type the name of the parish in the search bar
  • Click on the location pin on the map
  • Choose Options from the pop up box
  • Click "List Contiguous Parishes" to find the neighboring parishes

Civil Registration[edit | edit source]

For history of civil registration in this area see Worksop Registration District

Church Records[edit | edit source]

The Church of England (Anglican) became the official state religion in 1534, with the reigning monarch as its Supreme Governor.
Non-Conformist refers to all other religious denominations that are not the official state religion.

Church of England[edit | edit source]

Due to the increasing access of online records:

  • Individual parish coverage for databases in this table are inconsistent and should be verified
  • Dates in the following table are approximate

Hover over the collection's title for more information

Wales Online Parish Records
Collections
Baptisms
Marriages
Burials
Indexes and images
Indexes only
Indexes and images
Indexes only
Indexes and images
Indexes only
FamilySearch Collections-Yorkshire
1500s-1900s
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1500s-1900s
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1500s-1900s
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FamilySearch Parish Registers-Yorkshire
1500s-1900s
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1500s-1900s
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1500s-1900s
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Bishop's Transcripts - FamilySearch Catalog
1700s-1800s
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1700s-1800s
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1700s-1800s
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FreeREG
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1500s-1900s
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1500s-1900s
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1500s-1900s
Find My Past-Yorkshire ($)
1500s-1900s
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1500s-1900s
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1500s-1800s
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Find My Past Bishop's Transcripts-Yorkshire ($)
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1500s-1900s
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1500s-1900s
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Find My Past Banns-Yorkshire ($)
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1600s-1800s
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Ancestry Church of England (Early)-West Riding ($)
1500s-1800s
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1500s-1800s
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1500s-1800s
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Ancestry Church of England (Late)-West Riding ($)
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1800s-1900s
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1800s-1900s
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1800s-1900s
Ancestry-England & Wales, Birth, Christening, Marriage and Death Indexes ($)
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1800s-1900s
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1800s-1900s
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1800s-1900s
Databases with Known Incomplete Parish Coverage
Boyd's Marriage Indexes-FMP (Free)
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1500s-1800s
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National Burial Index-FMP (Free)
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1600s-1900s

Other Websites These databases have incomplete parish coverage.

Non-Conformists (All other Religions)[edit | edit source]

Census Records[edit | edit source]

Census records from 1841 to 1911 are available online. For access, see England Census. Census records from 1841 to 1891 are also available on film through a Family History Center or at the Family History Library.


See Yorkshire Census

Parish Records[edit | edit source]

This ancient parish (AP) was created before 1813.  Church of England records began in 1579.

Link to the FamilySearch Catalogue and the films in their collection. Wales

Poor Law Unions[edit | edit source]

Worksop Poor Law Union, Nottinghamshire Genealogy


Bibiography[edit | edit source]

Genealogy and History Websites[edit | edit source]

References[edit | edit source]

  1. Lewis, Samuel A., A Topographical Dictionary of England(1848), pp. 436-439. Date accessed: 14 October 2013.