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[[England]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Yorkshire]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[West Riding of Yorkshire Parishes|West Riding]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] Drax  
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== Parish History  ==
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Guide to '''Drax, Yorkshire ancestry, family history, and genealogy''': parish registers, transcripts, census records, birth records, marriage records, and death records.
  
Contributor: Add a general overview of the history of this parish. <br>
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| Type = [[Ancient Parish]]
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| County = Yorkshire
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| Hundred = Barkstone-Ash
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| Poor Law Union = [http://www.workhouses.org.uk/Selby/ Selby]
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| Registration District = Selby
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| PRbegin = 1597
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| BTbegin = 1632
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| Province = York
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| Diocese = York
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| Rural Deanery = New Ainsty
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| Probate Court = Exchequer and Prerogative Courts of the Archbishop of York
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| Archive = [[Yorkshire Record Office]]
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== Resources  ==
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=== Parish History  ===
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DRAX (St. Peter), '''a parish,''' in the union of Selby, Lower division of the wapentake of Barkstone-Ash, W. riding of York; including the townships of Camblesforth and Newland; and containing 1161 inhabitants, of whom 364 are in the township of Drax, 7 miles (S. E.) from Selby, and 171 in that of Long Drax. <ref> Samuel A. Lewis, ''[http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=50926#s4 A Topographical Dictionary of England]'' (1848), pp. 84-88. Date accessed: 11 October 2013.</ref>
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=== Resources  ===
  
 
==== Civil Registration  ====
 
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==== Church records  ====
 
==== Church records  ====
To find the names of the neighbouring parishes, use [http://maps.familysearch.org/ 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.  
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'''''Online data content from chapelry registers of Drax exists at some of the following websites and for the specified ranges of years:'''''<br>
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! bgcolor="#ffffcc" align="center" colspan="7" scope="col" | '''DRAX PARISH (1720) Online Records'''
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| bgcolor="#ffcccc" colspan="2" | <center>'''''Baptisms'''''</center>
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| bgcolor="#ccffcc" colspan="2" | <center>'''''Marriages'''''</center>
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| bgcolor="#ccffcc" colspan="2" | <center>'''''Burials'''''</center>
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<br> For a full list of all those chapels surrounding Warrington-Padgate Christ Church and comprising the whole ancient parish of Drax to which it was attached, be certain to see "Church Records" on the [[Drax, Yorkshire|<u>DRAX PARISH</u>page]].
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<br> To find the names of the neighbouring parishes, use [http://maps.familysearch.org/ 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.  
  
 
The Church of England church is dedicated to St Peter and St Paul  
 
The Church of England church is dedicated to St Peter and St Paul  
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This ancient [[England Church Records|parish]] was created before 1813.&nbsp; Church of England records began in 1599.  
 
This ancient [[England Church Records|parish]] was created before 1813.&nbsp; Church of England records began in 1599.  
  
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 Family History Library Catalog showing the film numbers in their collection.
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==== Census records  ====
 
==== Census records  ====
  
Contributor: Include an overview if there is any unique information, such as the census for X year was destroyed. Add a link to online sites for indexes and/or images. Also add a link to the Family History Library Catalog showing the film numbers in their collection.
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{{British Census|464248}}
  
 
==== Probate records  ====
 
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== Maps and Gazetteers  ==
 
== Maps and Gazetteers  ==
  
Maps are a visual look at the locations in England. Gazetteers contain brief summaries about a place.<br>
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Maps are a visual look at the locations in England. Gazetteers contain brief summaries about a place.<br>  
  
 
*[http://maps.familysearch.org/ England Jurisdictions 1851]  
 
*[http://maps.familysearch.org/ England Jurisdictions 1851]  
 
*[http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/index.jsp Vision of Britain]
 
*[http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/index.jsp Vision of Britain]
  
== Web sites ==
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== Websites  ==
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GENUKI - [http://www.genuki.org.uk/big/eng/YKS/index.html http://www.genuki.org.uk/big/eng/YKS/index.html]
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== References ==
  
GENUKI - &nbsp;[http://www.genuki.org.uk/big/eng/YKS/index.html http://www.genuki.org.uk/big/eng/YKS/index.html]
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{{reflist}} {{Yorkshire}}
  
[[Category:Yorkshire]] [[Category:West Riding of Yorkshire Parishes]]
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[[Category:Yorkshire Parishes]] [[Category:West_Riding_of_Yorkshire_Parishes]]

Latest revision as of 09:58, 18 July 2019

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

Drax, Yorkshire
Type Ancient Parish
Civil Jurisdictions
Hundred Barkstone-Ash
County Yorkshire
Poor Law Union Selby
Registration District Selby
Records begin
Parish registers: 1597
Bishop's Transcripts: 1632
Ecclesiastical Jurisdictions
Rural Deanery New Ainsty
Diocese York
Province York
Legal Jurisdictions
Probate Court Exchequer and Prerogative Courts of the Archbishop of York
Location of Archive
Yorkshire Record Office


Parish History[edit | edit source]

DRAX (St. Peter), a parish, in the union of Selby, Lower division of the wapentake of Barkstone-Ash, W. riding of York; including the townships of Camblesforth and Newland; and containing 1161 inhabitants, of whom 364 are in the township of Drax, 7 miles (S. E.) from Selby, and 171 in that of Long Drax. [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 Drax exists at some of the following websites and for the specified ranges of years:

IARC = Archive.org
FS = FamilySearch.org
ANC = ancestry.co.uk (£)
HATH = HathiTrust.org
JOIN = JoinerMarriageIndex.co.uk - (£)
DRAX PARISH (1720) Online Records

Baptisms
Marriages
Burials

Indexes Images Indexes Images Indexes Images
FS 1720-1874

1720-1880

None

JOIN None

1720-1837

None

AC None

None

None



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


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.

The Church of England church is dedicated to St Peter and St Paul

  • Christenings 1599-1947
  • Marriages 1597-1977
  • Burials 1597-1980

This ancient parish was created before 1813.  Church of England records began in 1599.


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]

GENUKI - http://www.genuki.org.uk/big/eng/YKS/index.html

References[edit | edit source]

  1. Samuel A. Lewis, A Topographical Dictionary of England (1848), pp. 84-88. Date accessed: 11 October 2013.