Kilburn, Yorkshire Genealogy

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Parish History

Kilburn St Mary is an Ecclesiastical Parish in the county of Yorkshire, created in 1732 from chapelry in  Coxwold, Yorkshire Ancient Parish.

Other places in the parish include: Hood Grange, Wass, Thorpe le Willows, and Oldstead.

KILBURN (St. Mary), a parish, in the unions of Thirsk and Helmsley, wapentake of Birdforth, N. riding of York, 7 miles (E. by S.) from Thirsk; comprising the townships of Kilburn, Oldstead, Thorpele-Willows, and Wass; and containing 837 inhabitants, of whom 556 are in the township of Kilburn. There is a place of worship for Wesleyans.[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 Records
KILBURN PARISH (1575) Indexes

Baptisms Marriages Burials
FS 1575-1625, 1636-1867 1602-1660, 1666-1847

Deposited registers at North Yorkshire Record Office

Baptisms: 1575-1898
Marriages: 1602-1994
Burials: 1600-1884

Bishop's Transcripts:

1601, 1602, 1604, 1605, 1608-1610, 1632-1639, 1661-1673, 1675, 1694,1696-1698, 1702, 1703, 1705-1718, 1720-1807, 1809-1864, 1867

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.

Poor Law Unions

Easingwold Poor Law Union, Yorkshire

Thirsk Poor Law Union, Yorkshire

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