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== Parish History ==
Croft St Peter is an Ancient '''Parish '''in the county of Yorkshire. Other places in the parish include: '''Croft with Halnaby''', '''Dalton on Tees''', '''Stapleton near Darlington''', '''Halnaby''', '''Stapleton''', and '''Dalton upon Tees'''.  
Croft St Peter is an Ancient '''Parish '''in the county of Yorkshire. Other places in the parish include: '''Croft with Halnaby''', '''Dalton on Tees''', '''Stapleton near Darlington''', '''Halnaby''', '''Stapleton''', and '''Dalton upon Tees'''.  

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

Croft on Tees, Yorkshire
Croft on Tees St Peter Yorkshire.jpg
Type England Jurisdictions
Civil Jurisdictions
Hundred East Gilling
County Yorkshire, England Genealogy
Poor Law Union Darlington
Registration District Darlington
Records begin
Parish registers: 1615
Bishop's Transcripts: 1662
Ecclesiastical Jurisdictions
Rural Deanery Richmond
Diocese Pre-1836 - York; Post-1835 - Ripon
Province York
Legal Jurisdictions
Probate Court Court of the Bishop (Consistory) of the Commissary of the Archdeaconry of Richmond Eastern Deaneries - Richmond
Location of Archive
Yorkshire Record Office

Parish History[edit | edit source]

Croft St Peter is an Ancient Parish in the county of Yorkshire. Other places in the parish include: Croft with Halnaby, Dalton on Tees, Stapleton near Darlington, Halnaby, Stapleton, and Dalton upon Tees.

CROFT (St. Peter), a parish, in the union of Darlington, wapentake of Gilling-East, N. riding of York; containing 744 inhabitants, of whom 422 are in the township of Croft, 3½ miles (S.) from Darlington. The parish comprises the townships of Croft, Daltonupon-Tees, part of Great Smeaton, and part of Stapleton; and consists of 6384 acres.[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 chapelry registers of Croft exists at some of the following websites and for the specified ranges of years:

IARC = Internet Archive - free
FS = FamilySearch.org
ANC = ancestry.co.uk (£)
HATH = HathiTrust.org - free
JOIN = JoinerMarriageIndex.co.uk - (£)
CROFT PARISH (1813) Online Records


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AC None



For a full list of all those chapels surrounding Warrington-Padgate Christ Church and comprising the whole ancient parish of Croft to which it was attached, be certain to see "Church Records" on the CROFT PARISH page.

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.

This ancient parish (AP) was created before 1813.  Church of England records began in 1615.

Contributor: Include here information for parish registers, Bishop’s Transcripts, nonconformist and other types of church records, such as parish chest records. Add the contact information for the office holding the original records. Add links to the FamilySearch Catalog showing the film numbers in their collection.

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]

Darlington Poor Law Union, Durham Genealogy

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 and Wales (1848) Adapted; Date accessed: 30 April 2013.