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[[Halifax St John the Baptist, Yorkshire|St John the Baptist* - 1503]]  
 
[[Halifax St John the Baptist, Yorkshire|St John the Baptist* - 1503]]  
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Halifax Christ Church -  
 
Halifax Christ Church -  
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[[Halifax Holy Trinity, Yorkshire|Halifax Holy Trinity - 1795]]  
 
[[Halifax Holy Trinity, Yorkshire|Halifax Holy Trinity - 1795]]  
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[https://familysearch.org/search/search/index/catalog-search#searchType=catalog&filtered=true&catSearchType=author_id&searchCriteria=495802 Halifax All Souls, Haley Hill - 1859] [https://familysearch.org/search/catalog/show?uri=http%3A%2F%2Fcatalog-search-api%3A8080%2Fwww-catalogapi-webservice%2Fitem%2F759317]  
 
[https://familysearch.org/search/search/index/catalog-search#searchType=catalog&filtered=true&catSearchType=author_id&searchCriteria=495802 Halifax All Souls, Haley Hill - 1859] [https://familysearch.org/search/catalog/show?uri=http%3A%2F%2Fcatalog-search-api%3A8080%2Fwww-catalogapi-webservice%2Fitem%2F759317]  
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[https://familysearch.org/search/catalog/show?uri=http%3A%2F%2Fcatalog-search-api%3A8080%2Fwww-catalogapi-webservice%2Fitem%2F759317 Halifax St Augustine - 1872]  
 
[https://familysearch.org/search/catalog/show?uri=http%3A%2F%2Fcatalog-search-api%3A8080%2Fwww-catalogapi-webservice%2Fitem%2F759317 Halifax St Augustine - 1872]  
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Halifax St Hilda - 187?  
 
Halifax St Hilda - 187?  
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Halifax St Jude - 188?  
 
Halifax St Jude - 188?  
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[https://familysearch.org/search/search/index/catalog-search#searchType=catalog&filtered=true&catSearchType=author_id&searchCriteria=257065 Halifax St James - 1831]  
 
[https://familysearch.org/search/search/index/catalog-search#searchType=catalog&filtered=true&catSearchType=author_id&searchCriteria=257065 Halifax St James - 1831]  
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Halifax St Mary - 1870  
 
Halifax St Mary - 1870  
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Halifax Old St Paul - 1772  
 
Halifax Old St Paul - 1772  
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[https://familysearch.org/search/search/index/catalog-search#searchType=catalog&filtered=true&catSearchType=author_id&searchCriteria=591060 Halifax St. Paul, King's-Cross - 1847]  
 
[https://familysearch.org/search/search/index/catalog-search#searchType=catalog&filtered=true&catSearchType=author_id&searchCriteria=591060 Halifax St. Paul, King's-Cross - 1847]  
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[https://familysearch.org/search/search/index/catalog-search#searchType=catalog&filtered=true&catSearchType=author_id&searchCriteria=502817 Halifax St Mary - 1869]  
 
[https://familysearch.org/search/search/index/catalog-search#searchType=catalog&filtered=true&catSearchType=author_id&searchCriteria=502817 Halifax St Mary - 1869]  
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[[Halifax St John in the Wilderness, Yorkshire|Halifax St John in the Wilderness]] - see Cragg Vale below  
 
[[Halifax St John in the Wilderness, Yorkshire|Halifax St John in the Wilderness]] - see Cragg Vale below  
  
 
   
 
   
  
The following Church of England district churches also lay within the civil parish boundaries of Halifax:  
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The following Church of England district churches also lay within the civil parish boundaries of Halifax:
 
 
 
 
  
 
*[[Elland, Yorkshire|Elland - 1600]]  
 
*[[Elland, Yorkshire|Elland - 1600]]  
*Briers - 1732 - see also Southowram
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*Briers - 1732 - see also Southowram  
 
*[[Heptonstall, Yorkshire|Heptonstall - 1593]]  
 
*[[Heptonstall, Yorkshire|Heptonstall - 1593]]  
 
*[https://familysearch.org/search/search/index/catalog-search#searchType=catalog&filtered=true&catSearchType=author_id&searchCriteria=488469 Barkisland - 1854]  
 
*[https://familysearch.org/search/search/index/catalog-search#searchType=catalog&filtered=true&catSearchType=author_id&searchCriteria=488469 Barkisland - 1854]  

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Halifax, in the West Riding of Yorkshire, by 1848 had over 130,000 inhabitants and "numerous churches". Since most 19th century historical treatises do not provide the complete parochial makeup for this very large township, here is as complete a list of the ancient(*) Parish of St John the Baptist Halifax (Church of England) and its chapels and churches (as of 1870) as can be compiled:

Church of England

St John the Baptist* - 1503

Halifax Christ Church -

Halifax Holy Trinity - 1795

Halifax All Souls, Haley Hill - 1859 [1]

Halifax St Augustine - 1872

Halifax St Hilda - 187?

Halifax St Jude - 188?

Halifax St James - 1831

Halifax St Mary - 1870

Halifax Old St Paul - 1772

Halifax St. Paul, King's-Cross - 1847

Halifax St Mary - 1869

Halifax St John in the Wilderness - see Cragg Vale below

 

The following Church of England district churches also lay within the civil parish boundaries of Halifax:

Online Rastrick Parish Register Images and Indexes
 
Baptisms
Marriages
Burials
Earliest
1718
1718
1718

Images
1718-1812 Ancestry baptisms, marriages, and burials[1]


Online Sowerby Bridge Christ Church Parish Register Images and Indexes
 
Baptisms
Marriages
Burials
Earliest
1709
1709
1709

Images
1709-1812 Ancestry baptisms, marriages, and burials[2]
  • Stainland - 1782
  • Stainland with Old Lindley - 1839
  • Warley St John the Evangelist - 188?

Nonconformist Chapels

[Be certain to see the Family History Library Catalog online for additional Halifax Nonconformist chapel registers for this populated region. Type "Halifax" and click on "Church records and/or Church records - Indexes"]

Presbyterian

Independent

Baptist

Congregational

United Reformed

Methodist New Connexion

Methodist Wesleyan


Primitive Methodist


Society of Friends


Roman Catholic


References

Lewis, Samuel A., A Topographical Dictionary of England (1848) London

Wilson, John Marius, Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales (abt 1870) London - Edinburgh

Jurisdiction 1851 Maps project at:  FamilySearch.org

Family History Library Catalog at:  FamilySearch.org

References

  1. West Yorkshire, England, Baptisms, Marriages, and Burials, 1512-1812 at Ancestry (£). Described as Rastrick, St Matthew. Partially indexed.
  2. West Yorkshire, England, Baptisms, Marriages, and Burials, 1512-1812 at Ancestry (£). Described as Sowerby Bridge, Christ Church. Partially indexed.