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Great Driffield, Yorkshire Genealogy

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England Gotoarrow.png Yorkshire Gotoarrow.png Yorkshire Parishes, A-I Gotoarrow.png East Riding of Yorkshire Gotoarrow.png Great Driffield

Parish History[edit | edit source]

DRIFFIELD, GREAT (All Saints), a market-town and parish, and the head of a union, in the Bainton-Beacon division of the wapentake of Harthill, E. riding of York, 29 miles (E. by N.) from York, and 193 (N.) from London. It contains the chapelry of Little Driffield and the township of Emswell with Kelley-thorpe. Church of England records began in 1556. There are places of worship for Baptists, Independents, and Wesleyan and Primitive Methodists. [1]

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]

Online Records[edit | edit source]

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

AO = Archive.org
FS = FamilySearch.org
ANC = ancestory.co.uk (£)
HATH = HathiTrust.org
JMI = JoinerMarriageIndex.co.uk
GREAT DRIFFIELD PARISH (1710) Online Records

Baptisms
Marriages
Burials

Indexes Images Indexes Images Indexes Images
FS 1710-1875

1710-1882

1848-1890

JMI None

1710-1837

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ANC None

None

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HATH None

None

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AO None

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List of Chapelry's in this Parish[edit | edit source]


For a full list of all those chapels surrounding Warrington-Padgate Christ Church and comprising the whole ancient parish of Driffield to which it was attached, be certain to see "Church Records" on the DRIFFIELD PARISH page.


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.


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.


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]

References[edit | edit source]

  1. Samuel A. Lewis, A Topographical Dictionary of England(1848. Date Accessed: 7 November 2013.


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