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| Registration District = Pontefract
| Registration District = Pontefract
| PRbegin = 1848
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England Gotoarrow.png Yorkshire Gotoarrow.png Yorkshire Parishes A-I Gotoarrow.png West Riding of Yorkshire Gotoarrow.png East Knottingley

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

East Knottingley, Yorkshire
Type Ecclesiastical Parish
Civil Jurisdictions
Hundred Osgoldcross
County Yorkshire
Poor Law Union Pontefract
Registration District Pontefract
Records begin
Parish registers: 1848
Bishop's Transcripts: 1848
Ecclesiastical Jurisdictions
Rural Deanery Pontefract
Diocese Pre-1836 - York; Post-1835 - Ripon
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]

East Knottingley is an Ecclesiastical Parish in the county of Yorkshire, created in 1846 from Knottingley Ecclesiastical Parish.

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]

East Knottingley Parish Records began 1848, Bishops Transcripts began 1848

Online Records[edit | edit source]

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

AC = Ancestry - (£)[1][2]
FS = FamilySearch.org
JOIN = JoinerMarriageIndex.co.uk - (£)


Indexes Images Indexes Images Indexes Images
AC 1848-1910 1848-1910 1849-1935 1849-1935
FS 1813-1870






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

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 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]