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== Parish History  ==
 
== Parish History  ==
  
WRAGBY (St. Michael), '''a parish''', chiefly in the Upper division of the wapentake of Osgoldcross, but partly in the wapentake of Staincross, W. riding of York, 5 miles (S. W.) from Pontefract; containing 855 inhabitants.<ref> Lewis, Samuel A., ''A Topographical Dictionary of England ''(1848), pp. 692-695. URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=51432</ref>  
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WRAGBY (St. Michael), '''a parish''', chiefly in the Upper division of the wapentake of Osgoldcross, but partly in the wapentake of Staincross, W. riding of York, 5 miles (S. W.) from Pontefract; containing 855 inhabitants.<ref> Lewis, Samuel A., ''[http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=51432 A Topographical Dictionary of England ]''(1848), pp. 692-695.</ref>  
  
 
== Resources  ==
 
== Resources  ==

Revision as of 22:26, 18 March 2013

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Parish History

WRAGBY (St. Michael), a parish, chiefly in the Upper division of the wapentake of Osgoldcross, but partly in the wapentake of Staincross, W. riding of York, 5 miles (S. W.) from Pontefract; containing 855 inhabitants.[1]

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

AC = Ancestry.co.uk (£)
JMI = Joiner Marriage Index (£)
WRAGBY PARISH (1538) Online Records

Baptisms
Marriages
Burials

Indexes Images Indexes Images Indexes Images
AC 1538-1910 1538-1910 1538-1935 1538-1935 1538-1985 1538-1985
JMI None None 1538-1812 None None None

This ancient parish (AP) was created before 1813.  Church of England records began in 1538.

To find the names of the neighboring 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

References

  1. Lewis, Samuel A., A Topographical Dictionary of England (1848), pp. 692-695.