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New Parish Table[edit source]

Bradford parish registers of christenings, marriages and burials are available online for the following years:

FS = FamilySearch - free
FMP = Yorkshire Baptisms, Marriages, Burials (FindMyPast) - ($)
FMP BTs = Yorkshire Bishop's Transcripts of Baptisms, Marriages, Burials (FindMyPast) - ($)
FMP Banns = Yorkshire Banns (FindMyPast) - ($)
FMP Marr = Yorkshire, Archbishop Of York Marriage Licences Index, 1613-1839 (FindMyPast) - ($)
ANC 1 = West Yorkshire, England, Church of England Baptisms, Marriages and Burials, 1512-1812 (Ancestry) - ($)
ANC 2 = West Yorkshire, England, Church of England Records (Ancestry) - ($)
BOYD = England, Boyd's Marriage Indexes, 1538-1850 (FindMyPast) - free
IGI = International Genealogical Index (FamilySearch) - free[1]
FS Catalog PRs = FamilySearch Catalog Parish registers - free
FS Catalog BTs = FamilySearch Catalog Bishop's transcripts - free
Bradford Online Parish Records
Baptisms
Marriages
Burials
Indexes Images Indexes Images Indexes Images
FS 1538-1975
1538-1973
1538-1991
FMP 1538-2000
1534-1942
1537-2016
FMP BTs 1558-1914
1558-1899
1560-1919
FMP Banns

1600-1932


FMP Marr

1613-1839


ANC 1 1512-1812
1512-1812
1512-1812
ANC 2 1813-1910
1813-1935
1813-1985
BOYD

1538-1850


IGI



FS Catalog PRs


FS Catalog BTs


To find the names of the neighboring parishes, use England Jurisdictions 1851 Map. 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 West Yorkshire Archive Service.


The churches dedicated to St. James and St. John are listed under Horton, St. Jude's church is listed under the township of Manningham. There are other churches that have been erected at Bradford. These include:

  • All Saints Church, Bradford
  • Christ Church, Bradford
  • Holy Trinity, Bradford
  • St Andrews, Bradford
  • St Chrysostom Bradford
  • St Clement's, Bradford
  • St John, Bradford
  • St Jude, Bradford
  • St Michael, Bradford
  • St Phillip's Church, Bradford
  • St Thomas, Bradford Moor
  • St Augustine's Church, Bandfoot
  • St Matthew's, Bierley,
  • St John the Evangelist Bierly
  • Bowling St. John
  • Buttershaw St Paul
  • Clayton St John the Baptist
  • Cullingworth
  • Daisy-Hill
  • Denholme-Gate
  • Denholme St Paul's
  • Eccleshill
  • Fairweather Green St. Saviour's
  • Great Horton St. John the Evangelist - 1809
  • Greengates St. John the Evangelist
  • Haworth St. Michael and all All Angels
  • Horton All Saints - 1840
  • Horton St. James - 1840
  • Laister-Dyke
  • Little Horton All Saints
  • Low Moor St. Mark's
  • New Leeds
  • Manningham St. Jude
  • Manningham St. Luke
  • Manningham St. Mary Magdalene
  • Manninghame St. Paul's
  • Oxenhope St. Mary the Virgin
  • Shearbridge St Columba's
  • Shipley
  • St. Paul's
  • Stanbury St. Gabriel's
  • Thorpe Edge St. John the Divine
  • Thornton St. Jame's
  • West Bowling St. Stephen's
  • Wibsey St. Paul's[2]

Old Parish Table[edit source]

The churches dedicated to St. James and St. John are listed under Horton, St. Jude's church is listed  under the township of Manningham. There are other churches that have been erected at Bradford. These include:

  • All Saints Church, Bradford
  • Christ Church, Bradford
  • Holy Trinity, Bradford
  • St Andrews, Bradford
  • St Chrysostom Bradford
  • St Clement's, Bradford
  • St John, Bradford
  • St Jude, Bradford
  • St Michael, Bradford
  • St Phillip's Church, Bradford
  • St Thomas, Bradford Moor
  • St Augustine's Church, Bandfoot
  • St Matthew's, Bierley,
  • St John the Evangelist Bierly
  • Bowling St. John
  • Buttershaw St Paul
  • Clayton St John the Baptist
  • Cullingworth
  • Daisy-Hill
  • Denholme-Gate
  • Denholme St Paul's
  • Eccleshill
  • Fairweather Green St. Saviour's
  • Great Horton St. John the Evangelist - 1809
  • Greengates St. John the Evangelist
  • Haworth St. Michael and all All Angels
  • Horton All Saints - 1840
  • Horton St. James - 1840
  • Laister-Dyke
  • Little Horton All Saints
  • Low Moor St. Mark's
  • New Leeds
  • Manningham St. Jude
  • Manningham St. Luke
  • Manningham St. Mary Magdalene
  • Manninghame St. Paul's 
  • Oxenhope St. Mary the Virgin
  • Shearbridge St Columba's
  • Shipley
  • St. Paul's
  • Stanbury St. Gabriel's
  • Thorpe Edge St. John the Divine
  • Thornton St. Jame's
  • West Bowling St. Stephen's
  • Wibsey St. Paul's[3]

Non Conformists[edit source]

Bradford is very diverse, ethnically. There have been waves of immigrants over the past hundred years, and they are represented by the following Christian Groups:

  • Baptists
  • Chinese Christian
  • Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints
  • Greek Orthodox
  • Independents
  • Jehovah's Witnesses
  • Methodist
  • Presbyterian
  • Primitive Methodists
  • Quakers/Society of Friends
  • Roman Catholic
  • Salvation Army Church
  • Seventh Day Adventists
  • Unitarians
  • Wesleyan Methodist

Non Christian faiths include the following:

  • Buddhist
  • Hindu
  • Jewish
  • Muslim
  • Sikh

Online Records[edit source]

Online data content from the parish registers of St Peter Bradford and its attached chapelry registers within its ancient boundary exists at some of the following websites and for the specified ranges of years:

AC = Ancestry - (£)[4]
IARC = Archive.org
FREG = FreeREG - free[5]
FS = FamilySearch.org
HATH = HathiTrust.org
JOIN = JoinerMarriageIndex.co.uk - (£)
OXTRST = OxenhopeBurialGrndsTrust
BRADFORD PARISH (1596) Online Records

Baptisms
Marriages
Burials

Indexes Images Indexes Images Indexes Images
AC 1596-1812 1596-1812 1596-1812 1596-1812 1596-1812 1596-1812
FREG 1601-1812
FS 1666-1912

1715-1880

1675-1930

HATH None

1596-1708

None

BRADFORD ALL SAINTS (1813) a.k.a. Horton All Saints

Baptisms
Marriages
Burials

Indexes Images Indexes Images Indexes Images
FS 1813-1833

None

None

BRADFORD CHRIST CHURCH (1815) Online Records

Baptisms
Marriages
Burials

Indexes Images Indexes Images Indexes Images
FS 1838-1910

1859

None

BRADFORD HOLY TRINITY (1864) Online Records

Baptisms
Marriages
Burials

Indexes Images Indexes Images Indexes Images
FS 1864-1871 (part)

None

None

BRADFORD ST ANDREWS Chapelry (1853) Online Records

Baptisms
Marriages
Burials

Indexes Images Indexes Images Indexes Images
FS 1853-1860

None

None

BRADFORD ST CLEMENTS (1894) Online Records

Baptisms
Marriages
Burials

Indexes Images Indexes Images Indexes Images
BRADFORD ST CHRYSOSTOM (1878) Online Records

Baptisms
Marriages
Burials

Indexes Images Indexes Images Indexes Images
FS 1878-1893

None

None

BRADFORD ST JOHN Chapelry (1854) Online Records

Baptisms
Marriages
Burials

Indexes Images Indexes Images Indexes Images
BRADFORD ST JUDE Chapelry (1857) Online Records

Baptisms
Marriages
Burials

Indexes Images Indexes Images Indexes Images
FS 1857-1863
None

None

BRADFORD ST MICHAEL Chapelry (1867)

Baptisms
Marriages
Burials

Indexes Images Indexes Images Indexes Images
FS 1867-1884

None

None

BRADFORD ST PHILIPS Church (1861)

Baptisms
Marriages
Burials

Indexes Images Indexes Images Indexes Images
BRADFORD ST THOMAS Chapelry (1862) Online Records

Baptisms
Marriages
Burials

Indexes Images Indexes Images Indexes Images
FS 1862-1880

None

None

BIERLEY CHAPELRY (1824) Online records

Baptisms
Marriages
Burials

Indexes Images Indexes Images Indexes Images
FS 1824-1890

None

1847-1855

FS (Bts) 1847-1862




 BUTTERSHAW CHAPELRY (1829) Online Records

Baptisms
Marriages
Burials

Indexes Images Indexes Images Indexes Images
FS 1829-1910

1842-1912

1838-1908

CLAYTON CHAPELRY (1851) Online Records

Baptisms
Marriages
Burials

Indexes Images Indexes Images Indexes Images
DENHOLME GATE CHAPELRY (1674) Online Records

Baptisms
Marriages
Burials

Indexes Images Indexes Images Indexes Images
FS 1674, 1846-1848

1674, 1847-1848

1674, 1846-1848

ECCLESHILL CHAPELRY (1844) Online Records - see also Dewsbury Parish

Baptisms
Marriages
Burials

Indexes Images Indexes Images Indexes Images
FS 1844-1896

None

1825-1838

HAWORTH CHAPELRY (1600) Online Records

Baptisms
Marriages
Burials

Indexes Images Indexes Images Indexes Images
AC 1645-1910
1645-1910
1645-1935
1645-1935
1645-1884
1645-1884
FS 1645-1847

1645-1837

1736-1847

JOIN None

1813-1837

None

GREAT HORTON ALL SAINTS Chapelry(1809) online records

Baptisms
Marriages
Burials

Indexes Images Indexes Images Indexes Images
FS 1809-1897

None

None

LITTLE HORTON ST JAMES Chapelry (1838) online records

Baptisms
Marriages
Burials

Indexes Images Indexes Images Indexes Images
HORTON ST JOHN (1840) Online records

Baptisms
Marriages
Burials

Indexes Images Indexes Images Indexes Images
                                   HORTON ST OSWALDS CHAPELRY (1902) Online Records

             Baptisms           Marriages               Burials
AC [1]




LAISTER-DYKE CHAPELRY (1861) Online Records

Baptisms
Marriages
Burials

Indexes Images Indexes Images Indexes Images
                                                LOWMOOR ST MARK CHAPELRY (1858) Online Records

           Baptisms                Marriages                   Burials
FS 1887-1899
None
None
                                           MANNINGHAM ST JUDE CHAPELRY (1843) Online Records

             Baptisms               Marriages             Burials
FS 1843-1861




                                          MANNINGHAM ST MARY CHAPELRY (1878) Online records

            Baptisms              Marriages            Burials
FS 1878-1896
None
None
                                           MANNINGHAM ST PAUL CHAPELRY (1843) Online Records

             Baptisms
            Marraiges
           Burials        
FS 1843-1897
None
None
                                            OXENHOPE ST MARY THE VIRGIN (1847) online records

           Baptisms
           Marriages
          Burials
OXTRST
None

None

1800-1900
THORNTON ST. JAME'S CHAPELRY (1682) Online Records

Baptisms
Marriages
Burials

Indexes Images Indexes Images Indexes Images      
FS 1682-1837
None
None
                                                              WIBSEY CHAPELRY (1661)

             Baptisms              Marriages                    Burials
FS 1730-1835
1730-1753
1721-1747;1755-1757; 1763-1765;1777-1812

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 1599.

  1. ArcherSoftware.co.uk
  2. Lewis, Samuel A., A Topographical Dictionary of England (1848), pp. 326-331. Date accessed: 23 December 2013.
  3. Lewis, Samuel A., A Topographical Dictionary of England (1848), pp. 326-331. Date accessed: 23 December 2013.
  4. 'West Yorkshire, England, Baptisms, Marriages and Burials, 1512-1812,' Ancestry, accessed 12 May 2014.
  5. 'Yorkshire West Riding,' FreeREG, accessed 22 October 2014.