Shelf, Yorkshire Genealogy
Guide to Shelf, Yorkshire ancestry, family history, and genealogy: parish registers, transcripts, census records, birth records, marriage records, and death records.
|Poor Law Union||Halifax|
|Parish registers: 1850|
|Bishop's Transcripts: None|
|Diocese||Pre-1836 - York; Post-1835 - Ripon|
|Probate Court||Exchequer and Prerogative Courts of the Archbishop of York|
|Location of Archive|
|Yorkshire Record Office|
Parish History[edit | edit source]
SHELF, a township, in the chapelry of Coley, parish and union of Halifax, wapentake of Morley, W. riding of York, 3¼ miles (N. E. by N.) from Halifax. Here are places of worship for Independents, Primitive Methodists, and Wesleyans.
Resources[edit | edit source]
Civil Registration[edit | edit source]
Church records[edit | edit source]
Online data content from chapelry registers of Shelf exists at some of the following websites and for the specified ranges of years:
|IARC = Internet Archive - free|
|FS = FamilySearch.org|
|ANC = ancestry.co.uk (£)|
|HATH = HathiTrust.org - free|
|JOIN = JoinerMarriageIndex.co.uk - (£)|
|SHELF CHAPELRY (1807) Online Records|
||1821, 1864, and 1877
For a full list of all those chapels surrounding Shelf and comprising the whole ancient parish of Halifax to which it was attached, be certain to see "Church Records" on the Halifax parish page.
To find the names of the neighboring 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 Conformist Churches[edit | edit source]
Census records[edit | edit source]
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]
Websites[edit | edit source]
Contributor: add any relevant sites that aren’t mentioned above.
References[edit | edit source]
- Lewis, Samuel A.,A Topographical Dictionary of England (1848), pp. 66-69. Date accessed: 17 October 2013.