Wharram le Street, Yorkshire Genealogy
Guide to Wharram le Street, Yorkshire ancestry, family history, and genealogy: parish registers, transcripts, census records, birth records, marriage records, and death records.
|Wharram le Street, Yorkshire|
|Poor Law Union||Malton|
|Parish registers: 1538|
|Bishop's Transcripts: 1631|
|Probate Court||Court of the Peculiar of the Dean and Chapter of York|
|Location of Archive|
|Yorkshire Record Office|
Parish History[edit | edit source]
WHARRAM-LE-STREET (St. Mary), a parish, in the union of Malton, wapentake of Buckrose, E. riding of York, 6¾ miles (S. E. by E.) from Malton. The parish is on the road between Malton and Beverley.
The Ancient Parish of Wharram-le-Street is in the village and civil parish of Wharram in the Ryedale district of North Yorkshire and near to the deserted mediaeval village of Wharram Percy, Yorkshire See Wharram-le-Street Wikipedia
The 12th century church of St Mary has been designated as a grade I listed building British listed building
The ruined church of St Martin Wharram Percy has been designated as a grade II* listed building British listed building
This ancient parish (AP) was created before 1813. Church of England records began in 1538.
To find the names of the neighboring 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.
Resources[edit | edit source]
Civil Registration[edit | edit source]
Records from the Ryedale registration district held at the North Yorkshire Registration Service are included in the online index available at Yorkshire BMD for post 1837 events; view the coverage table to check progress on the availability of index search.
- Church of England marriages.
- Civil Marriages at register offices, or non-conformist churches where a registrar was required to be present at the ceremony.
- Authorised Person marriages. These cover the non-conformist places of worship which applied to keep their own registers as a result of the Marriage Act, 1898 (bringing them into line with Jewish and Quaker marriages which had this status since 1837). In such cases an 'Authorised Person' (usually the minister or priest) recorded the ceremony instead of the registrar. Earlier weddings in these places would be included with civil marriage registers.
A secondary index of 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 however this secondary index may omit the event and may not contain the detail of the Yorkshire BMD index
Church Records[edit | edit source]
Wharram le Street parish registers of christenings, marriages and burials are available online for the following years:
|Wharram le Street Online Parish Records|
|FS Catalog PRs|
|FS Catalog BTs|
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[edit | edit source]
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[edit | edit source]
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]
- Lewis, Samuel A., A Topographical Dictionary of England (1848), pp. 534-537. Adapted. Date accessed: 14 October 2013.