Arkengarthdale, Yorkshire Genealogy

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England Gotoarrow.png YorkshireGotoarrow.png Yorkshire Parishes Gotoarrow.png North Riding Gotoarrow.png Arkengarthdale

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Parish History

Arkengarthdale (St Mary the Virgin) is an Ancient parish.
Arkengarthdale parish, in the union of Richmond, wapentake of Gilling-West, North Riding of Yorkshire, is 12 miles (W. by N.) from Richmond. There are places of worship for Primitive Mehodists and Wesleyans at Langthwaithe.[1]


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 =
Arkengarthdale PARISH (1770) Indexes
Baptisms Marriages Burials
FS 1770-1886 1754-1875 1770-1772, 1776-1848
JMI None 1813-1837 None

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.

This ancient parish (AP) was created before 1813.  Church of England records began in 1560.

Contributor: Include here information for parish registers, Bishop’s Transcripts, nonconformist 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.

See GENUKI for location of Parish records from 1727.

Census records


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

Richmond Poor Law Union, Yorkshire

Reeth Poor Law Union, Yorkshire

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


  1. Lewis, Samuel A.,  A Topographical Dictionary of England(1848), pp. 69-73