West Acklam, Yorkshire Genealogy

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


West Acklam, Yorkshire
Acklam St Mary Middlesborough.jpg
Type England Jurisdictions
Civil Jurisdictions
Hundred Langbaurgh
County Yorkshire, England Genealogy
Poor Law Union Stockton
Registration District Stockton
Records begin
Parish registers: 1737
Bishop's Transcripts: 1601
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[edit | edit source]

Acklam St Mary is an Ancient parish.  it should not be confused with Acklam, Yorkshire Genealogy

ACKLAM-IN-CLEVELAND, a parish, in the union of Stockton-upon-Tees, W. division of the liberty of Langbaurgh, N. riding of York, 3 miles (S. E. by E.) from Stockton. [1]

In 1870-72, John Marius Wilson, Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales described West Acklam like this:

ACKLAM (West), a parish in the district of Stock ton, and N. R. Yorkshire; 2 miles S of Newport r. station, and 4 ESE of Stockton. Post Town, Stainton under Stockton. Acres, 1,476. Real property, £1,029. Pop., 108. Houses, 19. The property is divided among a few. Acklam Hall is the seat of T. Hustler, Esq. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of York. Value, £77.* Patron, Y. Hustler, Esq. The church is good. Charities, £5.

Resources[edit | edit source]

Civil Registration[edit | edit source]

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[edit | edit source]

Online Records[edit | edit source]

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

FMP= FindMyPast - (£)[2]
FS = FamilySearch.org
JOIN = JoinerMarriageIndex.co.uk - (£)
WEST ACKLAM PARISH (1737) Online Records


Indexes Images Indexes Images Indexes Images
FMP 1735-1879 1735-1879 1737-1879 1737-1879 1736-1875 1736-1875
FS 1737-1874





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.

Bishop’s Transcripts Collection Ayrsome Friends in Ackland Yorkshire

The transcript collection reference DDR/EA/PBT/2/15 in the Durham University Library Archives and Special Collections cover the years 1875-1888 and are included in the FamilySearch Historical Records image collection of Durham Bishop’s Transcripts.
These images are of Quaker burials in the parish.

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.

Poor Law Unions[edit | edit source]

Stockton Poor Law Union, Durham Genealogy

Middlesbrough Poor Law Union, Yorkshire from 1876

Probate Records[edit | edit source]

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[edit | edit source]

Maps are a visual look at the locations in England. Gazetteers contain brief summaries about a place.

Websites[edit | edit source]

References[edit | edit source]

  1. Samuel A. Lewis, A Topographical Dictionary of England (1848), pp. 5-9. Date accessed: 14 October 2013.
  2. 'Yorkshire Parish Records - Parish List,' findmypast, accessed 30 September 2014.