Thornton with Allerthorpe, Yorkshire Genealogy

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England Gotoarrow.png Yorkshire Gotoarrow.png Yorkshire Parishes, S-YGotoarrow.png East Riding Gotoarrow.png Thornton with Allerthorpe

Parish History

Thornton with Allerthorpe is an Ancient Parish in the county of Yorkshire.

Other places in the parish include: Allerthorpe, Melbourne, Waplington, Storwood, and Storthwaite.

Non-Church of England denominations identified in Thornton with Allerthorpe include: Primitive Methodist and Wesleyan Methodist.


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 

Records begin with  Parish Registers for Thornton with Allerthorpe: 1615  Bishops Transcripts 1602
Separate registers exist for Allerthorpe.  Parish Registers:  1616  Bishops Transcript s 1600

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, non conformist 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

Non Conformist Churches

Census records

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

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Web sites

Contributor: add any relevant sites that aren’t mentioned above.