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[[England]]  [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]  [[Yorkshire]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]  [[Yorkshire Parishes, A-I]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[West Riding of Yorkshire Parishes|West Riding]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] Halifax St Ann in the Grove
 
 
== Parish History  ==
 
 
Halifax Old St Paul, was built as an ecclesiastical parish within Halifax Township in the year 1772. It subdivided the ancient parish of HALIFAX St. John the Baptist), and is partly in the union of Todmorden, but chiefly in that of Halifax, wapentake of Morley, W. riding of York; comprising the market-town and borough of Halifax, the parochial chapelries of Elland and Heptonstall, and the townships of Barkisland, Erringden, Fixby, Hipperholme with Brighouse, Langfield, Midgley, Norland, Ovenden, North and SouthOwram, Rastrick, Rishworth, Shelf, Skircoat, Sowerby, Soyland, Stainland with Old Lindley, Stansfield, Wadsworth, and Warley; the whole containing 130,743 inhabitants, of whom 19,881 are in the town, 42 miles(S. W.) from York, and 197 (N. N. W.) from London. Old St Paul's was destroyed by 1850, and a chapel called New St Paul's built in place of it. <ref>Lewis, Samuel A., ''[http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=50998 A Topographical Dictionary of England] (1848), pp. 372-379. Adapted. Date accessed: 04 June 2013.</ref> <br>
 
 
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== Resources  ==
 
 
==== Civil Registration  ====
 
 
Birth, marriages and deaths were kept by the government, from July 1837 to the present day. The [[England Civil Registration|civil registration]] article tells more about these records. There are several Internet sites with name lists or indexes. A popular site is [http://freebmd.org.uk/ FreeBMD].
 
 
==== Church records  ====
 
 
 
===== '''Online Records'''  =====
 
===== '''Online Records'''  =====
  
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To find the names of the neighbouring parishes, use [http://maps.familysearch.org/ 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.
 
To find the names of the neighbouring parishes, use [http://maps.familysearch.org/ 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  ====
 
 
{{Expand section|any unique information, such as ''the census for X year was destroyed''}}
 
 
==== Probate records  ====
 
 
Records of wills, administrations, inventories, indexes, etc. were filed by the court with jurisdiction over this parish. Go to [[Yorkshire Probate Records|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.<br>
 
 
*[http://maps.familysearch.org/ England Jurisdictions 1851]
 
*[http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/index.jsp Vision of Britain]
 
 
== Web sites  ==
 
 
{{expand section|any additional relevant sites that aren't mentioned above}}
 
 
== Reference  ==
 
 
{{reflist}}
 
 
[[Category:Yorkshire]] [[Category:West_Riding_of_Yorkshire_Parishes]]
 

Revision as of 15:37, 24 June 2013

Online Records[edit | edit source]

Online data content from chapelry registers of Halifax Old St Paul may exist at some of the following websites:

AO = Archive.org
FS = FamilySearch.org
ANC = http://www.ancestry.com/ (£)
HATH = HathiTrust.org
JMI = JoinerMarriageIndex.co.uk
HALIFAX OLD ST PAUL CHAPELRY (1772) Online Records

Baptisms
Marriages
Burials

Indexes Images Indexes Images Indexes Images
FS None
None
None
JMI None

None
None

ANC (£) None
None
None
HATH None
None
None
AO None
None
None
HALIFAX ST JOHN THE BAPTIST PARISH (1538) Online Records

Baptisms
Marriages
Burials

Indexes Images Indexes Images Indexes Images
AC 1538-1910 1538-1910 1538-1935 1538-1935 1538-1916 1538-1916
FS 1538-1593,
1720-1847
None 1538-1593,
1720-1837
None Add None
JMI None None 1538-1599 None None None


For a full list of all those chapels surrounding Halifax Old St Paul and comprising the whole ancient parish of Halifax St John the Baptist to which it was attached, be certain to see "Church Records" on the Halifax St John the Baptist 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. 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.