Kirkby Fleetham, Yorkshire Genealogy

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

Kirkby Fleetham, Yorkshire
St Mary Kirkby Fleetham Yorkshire.jpg
Type Ancient Parish
Civil Jurisdictions
Hundred East Hang
County Yorkshire
Poor Law Union Bedale
Registration District Bedale
Records begin
Parish registers: 1591
Bishop's Transcripts: 1657
Ecclesiastical Jurisdictions
Rural Deanery Catterick
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 - Catterick
Location of Archive
Yorkshire Record Office

Parish History[edit | edit source]

Kirkby Fleetham St Mary is an Ancient Parish in the county of Yorkshire. Other places in the parish include: Great and Little Fencotes, Great Fencote, Little Fencote, South Fencote, Low Street, Salutation, and Low Fields.

KIRKBY-FLEETHAM (St. Mary), a parish, in the union of Bedale, wapentake of Hang-East, N. riding of York, 4 miles (S. E. by E.) from Catterick. It includes the hamlets of Great and Little Fencotes, Low Fields, Low-Street, and Salutation. [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 Kirkby Fleetham exists at some of the following websites and for the specified ranges of years:

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KIRKBY FLEETHAM PARISH (1591) Online Records


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To find the names of the neighboring parishes, use England Jurisdictions 1851 Map. In this site, search for the name of the parish, click on the location "pin", click Options and click List contiguous parishes.

Records are also available at the North Yorkshire County Record Office.

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 Records and Indexes Online. 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]

Bedale Poor Law Union, Yorkshire

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]

Reflist[edit | edit source]

  1. Samuel A. Lewis, A Topographical Dictionary of England (1848), pp. 689-692. Date accessed: 21 October 2013.