York Town, Surrey Genealogy

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York Town, Surrey family history and genealogy research page. Guide to parish registers (baptisms, christenings, marriages, and burials), civil registration (births, marriages, and deaths), census records, history, wills, cemetery, online transcriptions and indexes, an interactive map and website resources.

Parish History

'YORK-TOWN, a chapelry in Ash parish, Surrey; near Tongham r. station, and near Aldershot. It was constituted in 1851; and it has a post-office under Farnborough Station. Pop., 1,407. Houses, 256. The living is a p. curacy in the diocese of Winchester. Value, £198. Patron, the Bishop of W.'[1]

Gotoarrow.png See also Ash Parish

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 York Town, Surrey Genealogy Parish Register Images and Indexes
 
Baptisms
Marriages
Burials
Earliest
1841
1852
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Indexes 1841-1875 FamilySearch[2] 1852-1876 FamilySearch[3]

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

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

Surrey will abstracts (1470-1858) are available online at British Origins (£).[4]

Records of wills, administrations, inventories, indexes, etc. were filed by the court with jurisdiction over this parish. Go to Surrey Probate Records to find the name of the court having primary jurisdiction. Scroll down in the article to the section Court Jurisdictions by Parish.

Cemetery

Camberley St Michael (aka York Town) Churchyard database at Find A Grave. (85+ entries)

Maps and Gazetteers

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

Web sites

References

  1. John Marius Wilson, Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales (1870).
  2. Batch C132651, see: Hugh Wallis, 'IGI Batch Numbers for Surrey, England,' IGI Batch Numbers, accessed 2 April 2012.
  3. Batches C132651, M132651, see: Hugh Wallis, 'IGI Batch Numbers for Surrey, England,' IGI Batch Numbers, accessed 2 April 2012.
  4. 'About Surrey and South London Will Abstracts 1470-1858,' Origins.net, accessed 27 June 2012.