Acklam, Yorkshire Genealogy

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Parish History[edit | edit source]

ACKLAM (St. John the Baptist), a parish, in the union of Malton, wapentake of Buckrose, East Riding of York; containing the townships of Acklam-with-Barthorpe, and Leavening, 7¼ miles S from Malton. The church, rebuilt in 1790, is a neat structure with a square tower. There are places of worship for Primitive Methodists and Wesleyans.[1]

East Acklam (St John the Baptist) should not be confused with West Acklam, Yorkshire Genealogy

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]

Acklam parish registers of christenings, marriages and burials are available online for the following years:

BIVRI = British Isles Vital Records Index (Ancestry) - (£)[2]
FMP= findmypast - (£)[3]
NBI = National Burial Index (findmypast) - (£)[4]
Acklam Online Parish Records
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BIVRI 1708-1812, 1861-1889

FMP 1837-1930 1837-1930 1878-1988 1878-1988
IGI 1708-1888



This ancient parish (AP) was created before 1813. Church of England records began in 1716.

Census Records[edit | edit source]

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.

Websites[edit | edit source]

References[edit | edit source]

  1. Lewis, Samuel A., A Topographical Dictionary of England (1848), pp. 5-9. Adapted. Accessed November 1, 2013.
  2. 'British Isles Vital Records Index - 2nd Ed. Breakdown of Records', Genoot, accessed 27 October 2014.
  3. 'Yorkshire Parish Records - Parish List,' findmypast, accessed 13 October 2014.
  4. 'National Burial Index - Yorkshire (East Riding) Coverage,' Federation of Family History Societies, accessed 17 October 2014.