Aughton, Yorkshire Genealogy

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England Gotoarrow.png YorkshireGotoarrow.png Yorkshire Parishes, A-I Gotoarrow.png East Riding of Yorkshhire Gotoarrow.png Aughton

Parish History

AUGHTON (All Souls), a parish, partly in the union of Howden, and partly in that of Pocklington, Holme-Beacon division of the wapentake of Harthill, East Riding, Yorkshire, containing the chapelry of East Cottingwith and the township of Laytham, 634 inhabitants, of whom 217 are in the township of Aughton, 8½ miles (N. N. W.) from Howden.[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

Online data content from chapelry registers of Aughton exists at some of the following websites and for the specified ranges of years:

AO =
FS =
ANC = (£)
AUGHTON PARISH (1602) Online Records
Indexes Images Indexes Images Indexes Images
FS 1602-1901 1605-1901 1803, 1832-1833, 1839, 1852, 1867, 1882, 1885-1886, 1888, 1894, 1902-1929
JMI None 1605-1825 None
ANC (£) 1606-1808 1606-1808 1606-1808
HATH None None None
AO None None None

For a full list of all those chapels surrounding **Chapelry** and comprising the whole ancient parish of Aughton to which it was attached, be certain to see "Church Records" on the Aughton page.

List of Chapelry's in this Parish

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, 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.

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.,A Topographical Dictionary of England (1848), pp. 112-116. Date accessed: 07 January 2014.