Anston cum Membris, Yorkshire Genealogy

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Parish History

Anston cum Membris is an Ecclesiastical Parish in the county of Yorkshire, created in 1736 from Laughton en le Morthen. Other places in the parish include: Membris, Woodsetts, South Anston, and North Anston.

ANSTON, NORTH and SOUTH (St. James), a parish, in the union of Worksop, South division of the wapentake of Strafforth and Tickhill, West Riding of Yorkshire with the township of Woodsetts.      There are places of worship for Independents and Wesleyans.[1]


Resources

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
FS = FamilySearch.org
JMI = JoinerMarriageIndex.co.uk
FMP = FindMyPast.co.uk
HATH = HathiTrust.org
AO = Archive.org
ANSTON CUM MEMBRIS PARISH (1544) Indexes
Baptisms Marriages Burials
FS 1707-1848 1707-1837 None
JMI None None
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FMP None
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None
HATH None
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AO None
None
None
WOODSETTS ST GEORGE Chapelry(1841) Indexes
Baptisms Marriages Burials
FS None
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JMI None None
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FMP None
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HATH None
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AO None
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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.

Contributor: Include here information for parish registers, Bishop’s Transcripts, non-conformist and other types of church records, such as parish chest records. Add the contact information for the office holding the original records. Add links to the Family History Library Catalog showing the film numbers in their collection

Census records

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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

Worksop Poor Law Union, Nottinghamshire

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

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

Web sites

References

 

  1. Lewis, Samuel A., A Topographical Dictionary of England(1848), pp. 58-62.