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Coxwold, Yorkshire Genealogy

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Guide to Coxwold, Yorkshire ancestry, family history, and genealogy: parish registers, transcripts, census records, birth records, marriage records, and death records.

Coxwold, Yorkshire
Coxwold St Michael Yorkshire.jpg
Type Ancient Parish
Civil Jurisdictions
Hundred Birdforth
County Yorkshire
Poor Law Union Easingwold
Registration District Easingwold; Helmsley; Thirsk
Records begin
Parish registers: 1583
Bishop's Transcripts: 1601
Ecclesiastical Jurisdictions
Rural Deanery Bulmer
Diocese York
Province York
Legal Jurisdictions
Probate Court Exchequer and Prerogative Courts of the Archbishop of York
Location of Archive
Yorkshire Record Office

Parish History[edit | edit source]

Coxwold St Michael is an Ancient Parish in the county of Yorkshire, which is extensive.Other places in the parish include: Angram Grange, Yearsley, Byland Abbey, Byland cum Membris, Grange Angram, Newbrough, Newburgh, Oulston, Thornton cum Baxby, Thornton on the Hill, Thornton on the Hill and Baxby, Thornton on the Hill cum Baxby, Wass, Wildon Grange, and Baxby.

The Church of St Michael Thirsk Bank Coxwold has been designated as a grade I listed building British Listed Building
Coxwold is a village and civil parish in the Hambleton district of North Yokshire
See also Coxwold Wikipedia and  A Topographical Dictionary of England (1848), pp. 713-717  here .

Yearsley Church of Holy Trinity was formed from this parish in 1855 for a time as an ecclesiastical parish but was reunited. The civil parish of Yearsley was created in 1866 see also Yearsley Wikipedia

The Church of Holy Trinity was built in 1839 as a a chapel of ease in Well Lane Yearsley and has been designated as a grade II listed building British listed building

Resources[edit | edit source]

Civil Registration[edit | edit source]

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[edit | edit source]

Coxwold parish registers of christenings, marriages and burials are available online for the following years:

FS = FamilySearch - free
FMP = Yorkshire Baptisms, Marriages, Burials (FindMyPast) - ($)
FMP BTs = Yorkshire Bishop's Transcripts of Baptisms, Marriages, Burials (FindMyPast) - ($)
FMP Banns = Yorkshire Banns (FindMyPast) - ($)
FMP Marr = Yorkshire, Archbishop Of York Marriage Licences Index, 1613-1839 (FindMyPast) - ($)
JOIN = The Joiner Marriage Index - ($)
BOYD = England, Boyd's Marriage Indexes, 1538-1850 (FindMyPast) - free
NBI = National Burial Index (FindMyPast) - free
IGI = International Genealogical Index (FamilySearch) - free[1]
FS Catalog PRs = FamilySearch Catalog Parish registers - free
FS Catalog BTs = FamilySearch Catalog Bishop's transcripts - free
Coxwold Online Parish Records
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FS 1538-1975
FMP 1538-2000
FMP BTs 1558-1914
FMP Banns


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FS Catalog PRs

FS Catalog BTs

To find the names of the neighboring parishes, use England Jurisdictions 1851 Map. In this site, search for the name of the parish, click on the location "pin", click Options and click List contiguous parishes.

Records are also available at the North Yorkshire County Record Office.

Census records[edit | edit source]

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[edit | edit source]

Easingwold Poor Law Union, Yorkshire

Probate records[edit | edit source]

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[edit | edit source]

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

Websites[edit | edit source]