Bolsterstone, Yorkshire Genealogy

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

Bolsterstone, Yorkshire
Type England Jurisdictions
Civil Jurisdictions
Hundred Strafforth and Tickhill
County Yorkshire, England Genealogy
Poor Law Union Wortley
Registration District Wortley
Records begin
Parish registers: 1736
Bishop's Transcripts: 1778
Ecclesiastical Jurisdictions
Rural Deanery Doncaster
Diocese York
Province York
Legal Jurisdictions
Probate Court Exchequer and Prerogative Courts of the Archbishop of York
Location of Archive
Yorkshire Record Office

Chapel History[edit | edit source]

BOLSTERSTONE, a chapelry, in the parish of Ecclesfield, union of Wortley, N. division of the wapentake of Strafforth and Tickhill, W. riding of York, 8½ miles (N. W. by N.) from Sheffield. There is a place of worship for dissenters.[1]

BOLSTERSTONE, a chapelry in Ecclesfield parish, W. R. Yorkshire; on the river Don, 1 ¼ mile SW of Deepcar r. station, and 8 NW by N of Sheffield. There is a Roman Catholic chapel.[2]

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 Bolsterstone exists at least 1736, with some online at the following websites and for the specified ranges of years:

FMP= findmypast - (£)
FS =
BOL = Bolsterstone Web


Indexes Images Indexes Images Indexes Images

1736-1814 1736-1814
FS 1777-1878



BOL 1778-1872

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.

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.

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. 295-302. Date accessed: 03 January 2014.
  2. John Marius Wilson, Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales1870-72 Date accessed: 03rd January 2014