Sprotborough, Yorkshire Genealogy

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

Sprotborough, Yorkshire
Sprotborough St+Mary Doncaster Yorkshire.jpg
Type Ancient Parish
Civil Jurisdictions
Hundred Strafforth and Tickhill
County Yorkshire
Poor Law Union Doncaster
Registration District Doncaster
Records begin
Parish registers: 1559
Bishop's Transcripts: 1600
Ecclesiastical Jurisdictions
Rural Deanery Doncaster
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]

Sprotborough St Mary is an Ancient Parish which included Cadeby, Sprotborough with Cusworth and Doncaster Bridge, and Cusworth. The civil parish is Sprotborough and Cusworth

The Parish Church of St Mary has been designated as a grade I listed building British listed building

See also Spotborough Wikipedia

SPROTBOROUGH (St. Mary), a parish, in the union of Doncaster, N. division of the wapentake of Strafforth and Tickhill, W. riding of York; containing, with the township of Cadeby, 534 inhabitants,of whom 381 are in Sprotborough township, 2¾ miles(W. S. W.) from Doncaster. [1]

Neighboring Parishes[edit | edit source]

Arksey, Yorkshire Doncaster, Yorkshire Balby with Hexthorpe, Yorkshire Warmsworth, Yorkshire Conisbrough, Yorkshire Mexborough, Yorkshire High Melton, Yorkshire Marr, Yorkshire Brodsworth, Yorkshire

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 parish registers of Sprotborough exists at some of the following websites and for the specified ranges of years:

BIVRI = British Isles Vital Records Index (Ancestry) - (£)[2]
FS = FamilySearch.org
JOIN = JoinerMarriageIndex.co.uk - (£)
SPROTBROUGH PARISH (1559) Online Records


Indexes Images Indexes Images Indexes Images
BIVRI 1559-1900

FS 1559-1900




1559-1640, 1653-1837


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.

References[edit | edit source]

  1. Lewis, Samuel A. A Topographical Dictionary of England (1848), pp. 159-164. Date accessed: 16 October 2013.
  2. 'British Isles Vital Records Index - 2nd Ed. Breakdown of Records', Genoot, accessed 28 October 2014.