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

Marton, Yorkshire
Marton St Cuthbert Middlebrough.jpg
Type Ancient Parish
Civil Jurisdictions
Hundred Langbaurgh
County Yorkshire
Poor Law Union Stokesley
Registration District Stokesley
Records begin
Parish registers: 1572
Bishop's Transcripts: 1601
Ecclesiastical Jurisdictions
Rural Deanery Cleveland
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]

Marton in Cleveland St Cuthbert is an Ancient Parish Other places in the parish include: Langlands, Tolesby, and Newham. This parish should not be confused with Marton cum Grafton Marton cum Moxby, Yorkshire MARTON (St. Cuthbert), a parish, in the union of Stokesley, W. division of the liberty of Langbaurgh, N. riding of York, 6 miles (E. S. E.) from Stockton-on-Tees; containing 410 inhabitants. The parish is in the district of Cleveland. There are places of worship for Wesleyans.[1]


MARTON, a township, in the parish of Swine, union of Skirlaugh, Middle division of the wapentake of Holderness, E. riding of York, 9½ miles (N. E. byN.) from Hull; containing 119 inhabitants. There is a Roman Catholic chapel.[2]


MARTON, a township, in the parish of Sinnington, union and lythe of Pickering,N. riding of York, 4¾ miles (W. by S.) from Pickering; containing 240 inhabitants. [3] ALSO

MARTON (St. Peter), a parish, in the union of Skipton, E. division of the wapentake of Staincliffe and Ewcross, W. riding of York, 5½ miles (W. by S.) from Skipton; containing 381 inhabitants. [4]

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 Marton exists at some of the following websites and for the specified ranges of years:

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AC = Ancestry - (£)[5]
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MARTON PARISH (1727) 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 (AP) was created before 1813. Church of England records began in 1539 (Marton Cum Moxby), 1548 (Marton In Craven), and 1572 (Marton In Cleveland).

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]

Stokesley Poor Law Union, Yorkshire

Middlesbrough Poor Law Union, Yorkshire from 1876

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. 269-271.
  2. Lewis, Samuel A., A Topographical Dictionary of England (1848), pp. 269-271.
  3. Lewis, Samuel A., A Topographical Dictionary of England (1848), pp. 269-271.
  4. Lewis, Samuel A., A Topographical Dictionary of England (1848), pp. 269-271.
  5. 'West Yorkshire, England, Baptisms, Marriages and Burials, 1512-1812,' Ancestry, accessed 10 May 2014.