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Revision as of 00:24, 27 November 2012

England Gotoarrow.png YorkshireGotoarrow.png Yorkshire Parishes Gotoarrow.png West Riding Gotoarrow.png Armley

Chapel History

ARMLEY (St. Bartholomew), a chapelry, in the parish of St. Peter, of the borough of Leeds, West Riding Yorkshire, 2½ miles (W. by N.) from Leeds. The living is a perpetual curacy. There are places of worship for Wesleyans, Primitive Methodists, and Methodists of the New Connexion.[1] [2]


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
ARMLEY PARISH (1665) Indexes
Baptisms Marriages Burials
FS 1664-1845
1665-1697, 1725-1747, 1751-1752
JMI None None
FMP None 1665-1753
HATH 1667-1695
AO 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.

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


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.

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., Topographical Dictionary of England, publ. London: 1831; see at http://www.british-history.ac.uk/source.aspx?pubid=445
  2. Lewis, Samuel, A., A Topographical Dictionary of England(1848), pp. 69-73