Topcliffe, Yorkshire Genealogy
Guide to Topcliffe, Yorkshire ancestry, family history, and genealogy: parish registers, transcripts, census records, birth records, marriage records, and death records.
|Poor Law Union||Thirsk|
|Registration District||Ripon; Thirsk|
|Parish registers: 1570|
|Bishop's Transcripts: 1600|
|Probate Court||Court of the Peculiar of the Dean and Chapter of York; Exchequer and Prerogative Courts of the Archbishop of York; Court of the Peculiar of St Leonard's Hospital, York|
|Location of Archive|
|Yorkshire Record Office|
Parish History[edit | edit source]
Topcliffe with Dalton is an Ancient Parish in the county of Yorkshire.Other places in the parish include: Baddersby, Azenby, Catton, Crakehill, Dalton, Dalton near Thirsk, Eldmire, Eldmire with Crakehill, Elmer with Crakhall, Elmire, Elmire with Crakenhill, Elmyre with Crakehall, High and Low Catton, Rainton cum Newby, Rainton with Newby, Asenby, and Baldersby.
TOPCLIFFE (St. Columb), a parish, in the union of Thirsk, partly in the wapentake of Birdforth, and partly in the wapentake of Hallikeld, N. riding of York; containing 2964 inhabitants, of whom 706 are in the township of Topcliffe, 4½ miles (S. S. W.) from Thirsk. There are separate incumbencies at Dishforth, Marton, and Skipton. The Wesleyans have a place of worship. 
Resources[edit | edit source]
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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]
'The Church of England (Anglican) became the official state religion in 1534, with the reigning monarch as its Supreme Governor.
Non-Conformist refers to all other religious denominations that are not the official state religion.
Church of England[edit | edit source]
Due to the increasing access of online records:
- Individual parish coverage for databases in this table are inconsistent and should be verified
- Dates in the following table are approximate
Hover over the collection's title for more information
|Topcliffe Online Parish Records|
|FamilySearch Collections-North Riding|
|FamilySearch Marriage Bonds and Allegations-North Riding|
|FamilySearch Marriage Bonds and Allegations (Allertonshire)-North Riding|
|Parish Registers - FamilySearch Catalog|
|Bishop's Transcripts - FamilySearch Catalog|
|Find My Past-North Riding ($)|
|Find My Past Banns-North Riding ($)|
|Find My Past Marriage Licences-North Riding ($)|
|Ancestry Church of England Marriage Bonds-North Riding ($)|
|Ancestry-England & Wales, Birth, Christening, Marriage and Death Indexes ($)|
|Databases with Known Incomplete Parish Coverage|
|Boyd's Marriage Indexes-FMP (Free)|
|National Burial Index-FMP (Free)|
These databases have incomplete parish coverage.
- Joiner Marriage Index - North Riding ($)
- The Genealogist Parish Registers - North Riding ($)
- UK Websites for Parish Records - Links to online genealogical records
- Online Genealogical Index - Links to online genealogical records
Non-Conformists (All other Religions)[edit | edit source]
- 1717 England & Wales, Roman Catholics, 1717 at FindMyPast ($), index and images (coverage may vary)
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.
Poor Law Unions[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]
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]
- Lewis, Samuel A., Topographical Dictionary of England(1848), pp. 372-377. Date accessed: 16 October 2013.