Beverley Saint Nicholas, Yorkshire Genealogy
Guide to Beverley Saint Nicholas, Yorkshire ancestry, family history, and genealogy: parish registers, transcripts, census records, birth records, marriage records, and death records.
|Beverley Saint Nicholas, Yorkshire|
|County||Yorkshire, England Genealogy|
|Poor Law Union||Beverly|
|Parish registers: 1561|
|Bishop's Transcripts: 1600; Separate records exist for Beverley St Nicholas beginning 1601|
|Rural Deanery||Harthill and Hull|
|Probate Court||Court of the Peculiar of the Provost of the Collegiate Church of St John, Beverley|
|Location of Archive|
|Yorkshire Record Office|
Parish History[edit | edit source]
BEVERLEY, a borough, market-town, and the head of a union, in the East Riding of York, 9 miles NW from Hull, 29 ESE from York, and 183 N from London; comprising the parishes of St. John, St. Martin, St. Mary, and St. Nicholas, the first of which includes the townships of Aike, Eske, Molescroft, Storkhill with Sandholme, Thearne, Tickton with Hull-Bridge, Weel, and Woodmansey with Beverley-Park; and containing 8759 inhabitants. There are places of worship in the town for Baptists, the Society of Friends, Independents, and Primitive and Wesleyan Methodists.
BEVERLEY, a town, four parishes, a sub-district, and a district in East Riding Yorkshire. St. Nicholas' parish Pop., 1,410. Houses, 337. 
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Civil Registration[edit | edit source]
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Church Records[edit | edit source]
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Church of England[edit | edit source]
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|Beverley Saint Nicholas Online Parish Records|
|FamilySearch Collections-East Riding|
|Parish Registers - FamilySearch Catalog|
|Bishop's Transcripts - FamilySearch Catalog|
|Find My Past-East Riding ($)|
|Find My Past Bishop's Transcripts-East Riding ($)|
|Find My Past Banns-East Riding ($)|
|Find My Past Marriage Licences-East Riding ($)|
|Ancestry Marriage Bonds-East Riding ($)|
|Ancestry-England & Wales, Birth, Christening, Marriage and Death Indexes ($)|
|Databases with Known Incomplete Parish Coverage|
|Boyd's Marriage Indexes-FMP (Free)|
|National Burial Index-FMP (Free)|
These databases have incomplete parish coverage.
- Joiner Marriage Index - East Riding ($)
- The Genealogist Parish Registers - East Riding ($)
- 1611-1861 Archdeaconry of Richmond, England, Church of England Marriage Bonds, 1611-1861 at Ancestry – index & images ($)
- UK Websites for Parish Records - Links to online genealogical records
- Online Genealogical Index - Links to online genealogical records
Non-Conformists (All other Religions)[edit | edit source]
- 1717 England & Wales, Roman Catholics, 1717 at FindMyPast ($), index and images (coverage may vary)
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]
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