Easby, Yorkshire Genealogy

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

Easby, Yorkshire
Easby St Agatha Yorkshire.jpg
Type England Jurisdictions
Civil Jurisdictions
Hundred East Gilling; West Gilling
County Yorkshire, England Genealogy
Poor Law Union Richmond
Registration District Richmond
Records begin
Parish registers: 1670
Bishop's Transcripts: 1663
Ecclesiastical Jurisdictions
Rural Deanery Richmond
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 - Richmond
Location of Archive
Yorkshire Record Office

Parish History[edit | edit source]

Easby St Agatha is an Ancient Parish in the county of Yorkshire.Other places in the parish include: Brompton on Swale, Brompton upon Swale, Brompton upon Swale with Citadilla, Aske, Skeeby, Waithwith Grange, and Citadilla.

EASBY (St. Agatha), a parish, in the union of Richmond, partly in the wapentake of Gilling-West,and partly in that of Gilling-East, N. riding of York; Swale, Easby, and Skeeby; and containing 771 inhabitants, of whom 105 are in the township of Easby,1 mile (E. S. E.) from Richmond. [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 Easby exists at some of the following websites and for the specified ranges of years:

FS = FamilySearch.org
JOIN = JoinerMarriageIndex.co.uk - (£)
NBI = National Burial Index (findmypast) - (£)[2]
EASBY PARISH (1801) Online Records


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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 was created before 1813.  Church of England records began in 1670.

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]

Richmond Poor Law Union, Yorkshire Genealogy

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. Samuel A. Lewis, A Topographical Dictionary of England (1848), pp. 124-127. Date accessed: 9 Oct 2013.
  2. 'National Burial Index - Yorkshire (North Riding) Coverage,' Federation of Family History Societies, accessed 20 October 2014.