Bellerby, Yorkshire Genealogy

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

Bellerby, Yorkshire
St John the Evangelist Bellerby Yorkshire.jpg
Type Ecclesiastical Parish
Civil Jurisdictions
Hundred West Hang
County Yorkshire, England Genealogy
Poor Law Union Leyburn
Registration District Leyburn
Records begin
Parish registers: 1847
Bishop's Transcripts: 1847
Ecclesiastical Jurisdictions
Rural Deanery Catterick
Diocese Pre-1836 - York; Post-1835 - Ripon
Province York
Legal Jurisdictions
Probate Court Court of the Bishop (Consistory) of the Commissary of the Archdeaconry of Richmond Eastern Deaneries - Catterick
Location of Archive
Yorkshire Record Office


Chapel History[edit | edit source]

BELLERBY (St John the Evangelist), a chapelry, in Spennithorn parish in the union of Leyburn, wapentake of Hang-West,North Riding Yorkshire; There is a place of worship for Methodist and Wesleyan Methodist. [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 Bellerby exists at some of the following websites and for the specified ranges of years:

IARC = Archive.org
FS = FamilySearch.org
FMP = findmypast (£)
HATH = HathiTrust.org
JOIN = JoinerMarriageIndex.co.uk - (£)
BELLERBY CHAPELRY (1847) Online Records

Baptisms
Marriages
Burials

Indexes Images Indexes Images Indexes Images
FS 1847-1861

1847-1878

1848-1861

JOIN None

None

None

FMP (£) None

None

None

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.

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

Census records[edit | edit source]

Census records from 1841 to 1911 are available online. For access, see England Census. Census records from 1841 to 1891 are also available on film through a Family History Center or at the Family History Library.


Poor Law Unions[edit | edit source]

Leyburn Poor Law Union, Yorkshire

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. 203-207. Date accessed: 06 January 2014