Welton, Yorkshire Genealogy

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


Welton, Yorkshire
Type Ancient Parish
Civil Jurisdictions
Hundred Howdenshire
County Yorkshire
Poor Law Union Sculcoates
Registration District Sculcoates
Records begin
Parish registers: 1713
Bishop's Transcripts: 1626
Ecclesiastical Jurisdictions
Rural Deanery Harthill and Hull
Diocese York
Province York
Legal Jurisdictions
Probate Court Court of the Peculiar of the Dean and Chapter of Durham within the Jurisdiction of Howden and Howdenshire
Location of Archive
Yorkshire Record Office

Parish History[edit | edit source]

WELTON (St. Helen), a parish, in the union of Sculcoates, wapentake of Howdenshire, East Riding of York; containing the chapelry of Melton, 4 miles SE from South Cave, and 10 W by S from Hull. There is a place of worship for Wesleyans.[1]

Church Records[edit | edit source]

Online data content from chapelry registers of Welton exists at some of the following websites and for the specified ranges of years:

IARC = Internet Archive - free
FS = FamilySearch.org
AC = http://www.ancestry.com/ (£)
HATH = HathiTrust.org - free
JOIN = JoinerMarriageIndex.co.uk - (£)
Welton (1723) Online Parish Records


Indexes Images Indexes Images Indexes Images
FS 1723-1852

1724-1844, 1861, 1866



AC None



For a full list of all those chapels surrounding Welton and comprising the whole ancient parish of Welton to which it was attached, be certain to see "Church Records" on the Welton page.

This ancient parish (AP) was created before 1813. Church of England records began in 1713.

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-Conformists (All other Religions)[edit | edit source]

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.

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.

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. 506-509. Adapted. Date accessed: 14 October 2013.