Moorfields, Yorkshire Genealogy

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England Gotoarrow.png YorkshireGotoarrow.png Yorkshire Parishes K-RGotoarrow.png East Riding of Yorkshire Gotoarrow.png Moorfields

Parish History

Moorfields is an Ecclesiastical Parish in the county of Yorkshire, created in 1846 from Sheffield [St Peter and St Paul] Ancient Parish


MOORFIELDS , a chapelry in Sheffield parish, W. R. Yorkshire; within Sheffield borough. It was constituted in 1846; and its Post. From: Imperial

Moorfields , eccl. dist., in par. and bor. of Sheffield, S. dir. West-Riding Yorkshire, pop. 5793. From: Bartholomew

Resources

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

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


AO = Archive.org
FS = FamilySearch.org
ANC = http://www.ancestry.com/ (£)
HATH = HathiTrust.org
JMI = JoinerMarriageIndex.co.uk


MOORFIELDS CHAPELRY (1***) Online Records

Baptisms
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For a full list of all those chapels surrounding Moorfields and comprising the whole ancient parish of Sheffield to which it was attached, be certain to see "Church Records" on the SHEFFIELD 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.

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