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Revision as of 18:13, 10 May 2014

England Gotoarrow.png Yorkshire Gotoarrow.png Yorkshire Parishes, S-YGotoarrow.png West Riding of Yorkshire Gotoarrow.png Wath upon Dearne

Parish History[edit | edit source]

WATH-UPON-DEARNE (All Saints), a parish, in the union of Rotherham, N. division of the wapentake of Strafforth and Tickhill, W. riding of York; containing, with the township of Brampton-Bierlow, and the chapelries of Nether Hoyland, Swinton, and Wentworth, 8911 inhabitants, of whom 1453 are in Wath township, 5¾ miles (N.) from Rotherham. [1]

Resources[edit | edit source]

Civil Registration[edit | edit source]

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[edit | edit source]

Online Records[edit | edit source]

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

AO = Archive.org
FS = FamilySearch.org
ANC = ancestry.co.uk (£)
HATH = HathiTrust.org
JOIN = JoinerMarriageIndex.co.uk
WATH UPON DEARNE PARISH (1598) Online Records

Baptisms
Marriages
Burials

Indexes Images Indexes Images Indexes Images
FS 1598-1910

1598-1930

None

JOIN None

1598-1799

None

AC 1598-1779

1598-1779

1598-1779


For a full list of all those chapels surrounding Warrington-Padgate Christ Church and comprising the whole ancient parish of Wath upon Dearne to which it was attached, be certain to see "Church Records" on the Wath upon Dearne page.

This ancient parish (AP) was created before 1813. Church of England records began in 1598.

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[edit | edit source]

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[edit | edit source]

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[edit | edit source]

Maps are a visual look at the locations in England. Gazetteers contain brief summaries about a place.

Web sites[edit | edit source]

References[edit | edit source]

  1. Lewis, Samuel A., A Topographical Dictionary of England (1848), pp. 486-490. Date accessed: 14 October 2013.