Fulfords Ambo, Yorkshire Genealogy

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


Fulfords Ambo, Yorkshire
Type Ecclesiastical Parish
Civil Jurisdictions
Hundred Ouse and Derwent
County Yorkshire, England Genealogy
Poor Law Union York
Registration District York
Records begin
Parish registers: 1653
Bishop's Transcripts: 1603
Ecclesiastical Jurisdictions
Rural Deanery City of York
Diocese York
Province York
Legal Jurisdictions
Probate Court Exchequer and Prerogative Courts of the Archbishop of York
Location of Archive
Yorkshire Record Office

Parish History[edit | edit source]

FULFORD (St. Oswald), a parish, in the union of York, wapentake of Ouse and Derwent, East Riding of York containing the township of Fulford-Water and the township of Fulford-Gate, 2 miles S from York, on the road to Selby. Church of England records began in 1653. There is a place of worship for Wesleyans.[1]

FULFORD-AMBO, a parish in York district, East Riding Yorkshire; on the River Ouse, near the Great Northern railway, 2 miles S of York. It consists of the townships of Fulford-Gate and Fulford-Water. The church was rebuilt in 1866. There is a Wesleyan 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 Fulford 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) - (£)[3]
Fulford Ambo (1716) Online Parish 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.

Non-Conformists (All other Religions)[edit | edit source]

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. Samuel A. Lewis, A Topographical Dictionary of England (1848), pp. 272-275. Date Accessed: 7 November 2013.
  2. John M. Wilson, Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales (1870-72) Adapted 26 March 2013.
  3. 'National Burial Index - Yorkshire (City and Ainsty) Coverage,' Federation of Family History Societies, accessed 16 October 2014.