Halifax Holy Trinity, Yorkshire Genealogy

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England  Gotoarrow.png  Yorkshire Gotoarrow.png  Yorkshire Parishes, A-I Gotoarrow.png  West Riding Gotoarrow.png Halifax Holy Trinity

Parish History

Halifax Holy Trinity was a chapel of ease built within the parish of Halifax St John the Baptist.

'The church dedicated to 'Holy Trinity, situated in the western portion of the town, was built in 1798, by Dr. Coulthurst, then vicar, and is a handsome structure in the Grecian style, with a campanile turret surmounted by a dome, and embellished with pilasters of the Ionic order: the living is a perpetual curacy; net income, £130; patron, John Whitacre, Esq.'[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 Halifax Holy Trinity, Yorkshire Genealogy Parish Register Images and Indexes
1798-1812 Ancestry baptisms, marriages, and burials[2]

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. Topographical Dictionary of England (1848).
  2. West Yorkshire, England, Baptisms, Marriages, and Burials, 1512-1812 at Ancestry (£). Described as Halifax Holy Trinity. Partially indexed.