Sutton on the Forest, Yorkshire Genealogy

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Guide to Sutton on the Forest, Yorkshire ancestry, family history, and genealogy: parish registers, transcripts, census records, birth records, marriage records, and death records.

Sutton on the Forest, Yorkshire
Sutton on the Forest All Hallows Yorkshire.jpg
Type Ancient parish
Civil Jurisdictions
Hundred Bulmer
County Yorkshire, England Genealogy
Poor Law Union Easingwold
Registration District Easingwold
Records begin
Parish registers: 1557
Bishop's Transcripts: 1603
Ecclesiastical Jurisdictions
Rural Deanery Bulmer
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]

Sutton on the Forest All Hallows is an Ancient Parish in the county of Yorkshire.Other places in the parish include: Huby, Thrush House Farm, and Suet Carr.

SUTTON-ON-THE-FOREST (All Saints), a parish, in the union of Easingwould, wapentake of Bulmer, N. riding of York. There is a place of worship for Wesleyans.[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 parish registers of Sutton on the Forest exists at some of the following websites and for the specified ranges of years:

FMP= FindMyPast - (£)[2]
FS = FamilySearch.org
JOIN = JoinerMarriageIndex.co.uk - (£)
SUTTON ON THE FOREST PARISH (1719) Online Records

Baptisms
Marriages
Burials

Indexes Images Indexes Images Indexes Images
FMP 1808-1865 1808-1865 1774-1926 1774-1926 1808-1856 1808-1856
FS 1719-1856

1719-1860, 1881

1835

JOIN None

1719-1837

None

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.

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

Census records[edit | edit source]

Census records from 1841 to 1911 are available online. For access, see England Census. 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]

Easingwold 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]

References[edit | edit source]

  1. Lewis, Samuel A., A Topographical Dictionary of England (1848), pp. 274-280. Date accessed: 16 October 2013.
  2. 'Yorkshire Parish Records - Parish List,' findmypast, accessed 30 September 2014.