Beverley Saint John, Yorkshire Genealogy

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England Gotoarrow.png Yorkshire Gotoarrow.pngYorkshire Parishes Gotoarrow.png East Riding Gotoarrow.png Beverley Saint John

Parish History

Beverlely (St John with St Martin), consists of a market-town, four parishes (see Beverley St Mary with St Nicholas), and the head of a Union in East Riding,Yorkshire, which includes Aike, Eske, Molescroft, Storkhill with Sandholme, Thearne, Tickton with Hull-Bridge,Weel, and Woodmansey with Beverley-Park; The Minster, formerly the church belonging to the monastery of St. John, is now the parochial church of the united parishes of St. John and St. Martin: the living is a perpetual curacy. Other places of worship include: Baptists, the Society of Friends (Quakers'), I'ndependents, and Primitive and Wesleyan Methodists.[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

Online data content from parish registers of Beverley St Johns with St Martin exist at some of the following websites and for the specified ranges of years:

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BEVERLEY ST JOHN with ST MARTIN PARISH (1713) Online Records


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FS 1714-1864


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FMP (£) 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 1558.

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. Wilson, John M., Gazetteer of England & Wales, publ. London & Edinburgh: 1870.
  2. Lewis, Samuel A., A Topographical Dictionary of England, publ. London: 1848