Fraisthorpe, Yorkshire Genealogy

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

Fraisthorpe, Yorkshire
Type Ecclesiastical Parish (England)
Civil Jurisdictions
Hundred Dickering
County Yorkshire, England Genealogy
Poor Law Union Bridlington
Registration District Bridlington
Records begin
Parish registers: 1595
Bishop's Transcripts: 1600
Ecclesiastical Jurisdictions
Rural Deanery Dickering
Diocese York
Province York
Legal Jurisdictions
Probate Court Court of the Archdeaconry of East Riding
Location of Archive
Yorkshire Record Office

Parish History[edit | edit source]

FRAISTHORPE, a parish, in the union of Bridlington, wapentake of Dickering, East Riding of York, 4 miles SSW from Bridlington. The village of Auburn, here, has been reduced, by the encroachments of the sea, to a single farm containing about 300 acres of land; its chapel was totally destroyed by the waters.[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 Fraisthorpe exists at some of the following websites and for the specified ranges of years:

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Fraisthorpe (1736) Online Parish Records


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For a full list of all those chapels surrounding Warrington-Padgate Christ Church and comprising the whole ancient parish of Fraisthorpe to which it was attached, be certain to see "Church Records" on the FRAISTHORPE PARISH page.

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.

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. 263-266. Date Accessed: 7 November 2013