Aughton, Yorkshire Genealogy

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Guide to Aughton, Yorkshire ancestry, family history, and genealogy: parish registers, transcripts, census records, birth records, marriage records, and death records.

Aughton, Yorkshire
Type Ancient Parish
Civil Jurisdictions
Hundred Harthill
County Yorkshire
Poor Law Union Howden
Registration District Howden; Pocklington
Records begin
Parish registers: 1610
Bishop's Transcripts: 1600
Ecclesiastical Jurisdictions
Rural Deanery Harthill and Hull
Diocese York
Province York
Legal Jurisdictions
Probate Court Exchequer and Prerogative Courts of the Archbishop of York
Location of Archive
Yorkshire Record Office

Parish History[edit | edit source]

AUGHTON (All Souls), a parish, partly in the union of Howden, and partly in that of Pocklington, Holme-Beacon division of the wapentake of Harthill, East Riding, Yorkshire, containing the chapelry of East Cottingwith and the township of Laytham, 634 inhabitants, of whom 217 are in the township of Aughton, 8½ miles NNW from Howden.[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 data content from chapelry registers of Aughton exists at some of the following websites and for the specified ranges of years:

AC = Ancestry - (£)[2]
FMP= findmypast - (£)[3]
FREG = FreeREG - free[4]
FS =
JOIN = - (£)
NBI = National Burial Index (findmypast) - (£)[5]
Aughton (1602) Online Parish Records
Indexes Images Indexes Images Indexes Images
AC 1606-1808 1606-1808 1606-1808
FMP 1611-1847 1611-1847 1617-1901 1617-1901 1617-1883 1617-1883
FREG 1610-1813 1602-1825 1602-1813
FS 1602-1901 1605-1901 1803, 1832-1833, 1839, 1852, 1867, 1882, 1885-1886, 1888, 1894, 1902-1929
JOIN None 1605-1825 None

List of Chapelries in this Parish[edit | edit source]

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.

Non-Conformists (All other Religions)[edit | edit source]

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.

Websites[edit | edit source]

References[edit | edit source]

  1. Lewis, Samuel A.,A Topographical Dictionary of England (1848), pp. 112-116. Date accessed: 07 January 2014.
  2. 'West Yorkshire, England, Baptisms, Marriages and Burials, 1512-1812,' Ancestry, accessed 10 May 2014.
  3. 'Yorkshire Parish Records - Parish List,' findmypast, accessed 30 September 2014.
  4. 'Yorkshire East Riding,' FreeREG, accessed 20 October 2014.
  5. 'National Burial Index - Yorkshire (East Riding) Coverage,' Federation of Family History Societies, accessed 17 October 2014.