Romanby (near Northallerton),Yorkshire

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Romanby St James

Parish History[edit | edit source]

Romanby was a township chapelry in Northallerton, Yorkshire Genealogy.

ROMANBY, a township, in the parish and union of Northallerton, wapentake of Allertonshire, N. riding of York, ¾ of a mile (S. W.) from Northallerton; containing 371 inhabitants. It comprises by computation 2250 acres of land, the property of various owners: the Bishop of Ripon is lord of the manor. The village is pleasantly situated on the Roman road from Thirsk to Catterick, from which circumstance it derived its name. The impropriate tithes have been commuted for £147. 3. 10., and the vicarial for £85. 16.

From: Topographical Dictionary of England (1848), pp. 690-695. URL: Date accessed: 06 April 2011.

The present church of St James dates from 1882

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]

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

Romanby Bishop's Transcripts are referred to Durham Bishop's Transcripts: The Howe Manuscript Collection All Romanby transcripts are with Northallerton, Yorkshire Genealogy transcripts.

Non-Conformist Churches[edit | edit source]

Census Records[edit | edit source]

Poor Law Unions[edit | edit source]

Probate records
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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.

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