Arkendale, Yorkshire Genealogy

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

Arkendale, Yorkshire
Type Ecclesiastical Parish
Civil Jurisdictions
Hundred Claro
County Yorkshire, England Genealogy
Poor Law Union Great Ouseburn Gilbert Union
Registration District Knaresborough
Records begin
Parish registers: 1780
Bishop's Transcripts: 1813
Ecclesiastical Jurisdictions
Rural Deanery Boroughbridge
Diocese Pre-1836 - York; Post-1835 - Ripon
Province York
Legal Jurisdictions
Probate Court Court of the Peculiar of the Honour of Knaresborough
Location of Archive
Yorkshire Record Office

Chapel History[edit | edit source]

ARKENDALE, a chapelry (St. Bartholomew), in the parish of Knaresborough, Lower division of the wapentake of Claro, West Riding of Yorkshire, 4 miles (N. E.) from Knaresborough; containing 261 inhabitants. 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.

Online Records[edit | edit source]

Church records[edit | edit source]

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

IARC = Archive.org
FS = FamilySearch.org
AC = Ancestry - (£)[2]
HATH = HathiTrust.org
JOIN = JoinerMarriageIndex.co.uk - (£)
  ARKENDALE CHAPELRY (1837) Online Records

Baptisms
Marriages
Burials

Indexes Images Indexes Images Indexes Images
FS None

1837-1838, 1841-1856

1837-1863

JOIN None
None

None
AC None

None

None


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


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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.


[edit | edit source]

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.


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.


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. 69-73. Date accessed: 13 December 2013.
  2. 'West Yorkshire, England, Baptisms, Marriages and Burials, 1512-1812,' Ancestry, accessed 10 May 2014.