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=== Parish History ===
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== Parish History ==
  
 
ELLAND-CUM-GREETLAND, a township and '''chapelry''', in the parish and union of Halifax, wapentake of Morley, W. riding of York, 3¼ miles (S. S. E.) from Halifax. There are places of worship for '''Independents''' and '''Wesleyans.''' <ref> Samuel A. Lewis,  ''[http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=50943#s22 A Topographical Dictionary of England]'' (1848), pp. 154-158 Adapted: Date accessed: 27 September 2013.</ref>  
 
ELLAND-CUM-GREETLAND, a township and '''chapelry''', in the parish and union of Halifax, wapentake of Morley, W. riding of York, 3¼ miles (S. S. E.) from Halifax. There are places of worship for '''Independents''' and '''Wesleyans.''' <ref> Samuel A. Lewis,  ''[http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=50943#s22 A Topographical Dictionary of England]'' (1848), pp. 154-158 Adapted: Date accessed: 27 September 2013.</ref>  
  
=== Resources  ===
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== Resources ==
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=== Find Neighboring Parishes ===
  
==== Civil Registration ====
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Use [http://maps.familysearch.org/ England Jurisdictions 1851 Map]
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::*Type the name of the parish in the ''search bar''
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::*Click on the location ''pin'' on the map
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::*Choose ''Options'' from the pop up box
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::*Click "List Contiguous Parishes" to find the neighboring parishes<br>
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=== Civil Registration ===
  
 
Birth, marriages and deaths were kept by the government, from July 1837 to the present day. The [[England Civil Registration|civil registration]] article tells more about these records. There are several Internet sites with name lists or indexes. A popular site is [http://freebmd.org.uk/ FreeBMD].  
 
Birth, marriages and deaths were kept by the government, from July 1837 to the present day. The [[England Civil Registration|civil registration]] article tells more about these records. There are several Internet sites with name lists or indexes. A popular site is [http://freebmd.org.uk/ FreeBMD].  
  
==== Church records  ====
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=== Church Records ===
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''The Church of England'' (Anglican) became the official state religion in 1534, with the reigning monarch as its Supreme Governor. <br>
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''Non-Conformist'' refers to all other religious denominations that are not the official state religion.
  
{{PAGENAME}} parish registers of christenings, marriages and burials are available online for the following years:
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==== Church of England ====
 
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<font color=blue> Due to the increasing access of online records:</font><br>
{| width="100%" cellspacing="1" cellpadding="1"
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*<font color=blue>Individual parish coverage for databases in this table are inconsistent and should be verified<br>
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*Dates in the following table are approximate </font><br>
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'''''Hover over the collection's title for more information'''''
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{| class="wikitable" width="100%" cellspacing="1" cellpadding="1" border="1"
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|-
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| bgcolor="#b6cee2" align="center" scope="col" colspan="7" | '''Elland Online Parish Records'''
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|-
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| bgcolor="#efdcc3" | <center>'''''Collections'''''</center>
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| bgcolor="#d9bfbf" colspan="2" | <center>'''''Baptisms'''''</center>
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| bgcolor="#bfd9bf" colspan="2" | <center>'''''Marriages'''''</center>
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| bgcolor="#cac4d4" colspan="2" | <center>'''''Burials'''''</center>
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|-
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| bgcolor="#ffffff" |
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| bgcolor="#E8E8E8" | <center>''Indexes and images''</center>
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| bgcolor="#E8E8E8" | <center>''Indexes only''</center>
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| bgcolor="#ffffff" | <center>''Indexes and images''</center>
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| bgcolor="#ffffff" | <center>''Indexes only''</center>
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| bgcolor="#E8E8E8" | <center>''Indexes and images''</center>
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| bgcolor="#E8E8E8"| <center>''Indexes only''</center>
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|-
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| bgcolor="#ffffff" width="30%"| FamilySearch Collections-Yorkshire
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| bgcolor="#E8E8E8" |  <center>[https://www.familysearch.org/search/location/united-kingdom-and-ireland/england?region=England,Yorkshire&recordType=0 1500s-1900s]</center>
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| bgcolor="#E8E8E8" |  <center>'''-'''</center>
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| bgcolor="#ffffff" | <center>[https://www.familysearch.org/search/location/united-kingdom-and-ireland/england?region=England,Yorkshire&recordType=1 1500s-1900s]</center>
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| bgcolor="#ffffff" | <center>'''-'''</center>
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| bgcolor="#E8E8E8"|<center>[https://www.familysearch.org/search/location/united-kingdom-and-ireland/england?region=England,Yorkshire&recordType=2 1500s-1900s]</center>
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| bgcolor="#E8E8E8" | <center>'''-'''</center>
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|-
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| bgcolor="#ffffff" width="30%"| FamilySearch Parish Registers-Yorkshire
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| bgcolor="#E8E8E8" |  <center>{{RecordSearch|1473014|1500s-1900s}}</center>
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| bgcolor="#E8E8E8" |  <center>'''-'''</center>
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| bgcolor="#ffffff" | <center>{{RecordSearch|1473015|1500s-1900s}}</center>
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| bgcolor="#ffffff" | <center>'''-'''</center>
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| bgcolor="#E8E8E8"|<center>{{RecordSearch|1473016|1500s-1900s}}</center>
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| bgcolor="#E8E8E8" | <center>'''-'''</center>
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|-
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| bgcolor="#ffffff" width="30%"| Bishop's Transcripts - FamilySearch Catalog
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| bgcolor="#E8E8E8" |  <center>{{FSC Bishop's Transcript}}</center>
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| bgcolor="#E8E8E8" |  <center>'''-'''</center>
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| bgcolor="#ffffff" | <center>{{FSC Bishop's Transcript}}</center>
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| bgcolor="#ffffff" | <center>'''-'''</center>
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| bgcolor="#E8E8E8"|<center>{{FSC Bishop's Transcript}}</center>
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| bgcolor="#E8E8E8" | <center>'''-'''</center>
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|-
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| bgcolor="#ffffff" width="30%"| FreeREG
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| bgcolor="#E8E8E8"| <center>'''-'''</center>
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| bgcolor="#E8E8E8"| <center> [https://www.freereg.org.uk/ 1500s-1900s] </center>
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| bgcolor="#ffffff" | <center>'''-'''</center>
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| bgcolor="#ffffff" | <center>[https://www.freereg.org.uk/ 1500s-1900s] </center>
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| bgcolor="#E8E8E8"| <center>'''-'''</center>
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| bgcolor="#E8E8E8" | <center> [https://www.freereg.org.uk/ 1500s-1900s] </center>
 
|-
 
|-
| bgcolor="#ffffff" align="left" colspan="6" | '''ANC = ''' [http://search.ancestry.co.uk/search/CardCatalog.aspx#ccat=hc%3D25%26dbSort%3D1%26sbo%3D1%26title%3Dyorkshire%26keyword%3D%26 ancestry.co.uk (£)]
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| bgcolor="#ffffff" width="30%"| Find My Past-Yorkshire ($)
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| bgcolor="#E8E8E8" |  <center>[https://search.findmypast.com/search-world-Records/yorkshire-baptisms 1500s-1900s]</center>
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| bgcolor="#E8E8E8"| <center>'''-'''</center>
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| bgcolor="#ffffff" | <center>[https://search.findmypast.com/search-world-Records/yorkshire-marriages 1500s-1900s] </center>
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| bgcolor="#ffffff" | <center>'''-'''</center>
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| bgcolor="#E8E8E8" | <center> [https://search.findmypast.com/search-world-Records/yorkshire-burials 1500s-1800s] </center>
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| bgcolor="#E8E8E8" | <center>'''-'''</center>
 
|-
 
|-
| bgcolor="#ffffff" align="left" colspan="6" | '''FS = '''[http://familysearch.org FamilySearch.org]
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| bgcolor="#ffffff" width="30%"|Find My Past Bishop's Transcripts-Yorkshire ($)
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| bgcolor="#E8E8E8" | <center>'''-'''</center>
 +
| bgcolor="#E8E8E8"| <center>'''-'''</center>
 +
| bgcolor="#ffffff" | <center>[https://search.findmypast.com/search-world-Records/yorkshire-bishops-transcripts-of-marriages 1500s-1900s]</center>
 +
| bgcolor="#ffffff" | <center>'''-'''</center>
 +
| bgcolor="#E8E8E8" | <center>[https://search.findmypast.com/search-world-Records/yorkshire-bishops-transcripts-of-burials 1500s-1900s]</center>
 +
| bgcolor="#E8E8E8" | <center>'''-'''</center>
 
|-
 
|-
| bgcolor="#ffffff" align="left" colspan="6" | '''JOIN = '''[http://joinermarriageindex.co.uk/marriage-records/search JoinerMarriageIndex.co.uk - (£)]
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| bgcolor="#ffffff" width="30%"|Find My Past Banns-Yorkshire ($)
|}
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| bgcolor="#E8E8E8" | <center>'''-'''</center>
 
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| bgcolor="#E8E8E8"|  <center>'''-'''</center>
{| width="100%" cellspacing="1" cellpadding="1" border="1"
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| bgcolor="#ffffff" | <center>[https://search.findmypast.com/search-world-Records/yorkshire-banns 1600s-1800s]</center>
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| bgcolor="#ffffff" | <center>'''-'''</center>
 +
| bgcolor="#E8E8E8" | <center>'''-'''</center>
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| bgcolor="#E8E8E8" | <center>'''-'''</center>
 
|-
 
|-
! bgcolor="#ffffcc" align="center" scope="col" colspan="7" | '''ELLAND PARISH (1559) Online Records'''
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| bgcolor="#ffffff" width="30%"| Ancestry Church of England (Early)-West Riding ($)
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| bgcolor="#E8E8E8" | <center> [https://www.ancestry.com/search/collections/2256/ 1500s-1800s]  </center>
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| bgcolor="#E8E8E8"| <center>'''-'''</center>
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| bgcolor="#ffffff" | <center> [https://www.ancestry.com/search/collections/2256/ 1500s-1800s] </center>
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| bgcolor="#ffffff" | <center>'''-'''</center>
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| bgcolor="#E8E8E8" | <center> [https://www.ancestry.com/search/collections/2256/ 1500s-1800s] </center>
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| bgcolor="#E8E8E8"| <center>'''-'''</center>
 
|-
 
|-
| bgcolor="#ffffcc" | <br>
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| bgcolor="#ffffff" width="30%"| Ancestry Church of England (Late)-West Riding ($)
| bgcolor="#ffcccc" colspan="2" | <center>'''''Baptisms'''''</center>  
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| bgcolor="#E8E8E8"| <center>'''-'''</center>  
| bgcolor="#ccffcc" colspan="2" | <center>'''''Marriages'''''</center>  
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| bgcolor="#E8E8E8"| <center>[https://www.ancestry.com/search/collections/2252/ 1800s-1900s] </center>
| bgcolor="#ccffcc" colspan="2" | <center>'''''Burials'''''</center>
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| bgcolor="#ffffff" | <center>'''-'''</center>
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| bgcolor="#ffffff" |  <center>[https://www.ancestry.com/search/collections/2253/ 1800s-1900s] </center>
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| bgcolor="#E8E8E8" | <center>'''-'''</center>
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| bgcolor="#E8E8E8"| <center>[https://www.ancestry.com/search/collections/2254/ 1800s-1900s]</center>  
 
|-
 
|-
| bgcolor="#ffffcc" | <br>
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| bgcolor="#ffffff" width="30%"| Ancestry-England & Wales, Birth, Christening, Marriage and Death Indexes ($)
| bgcolor="#ffcccc" | Indexes
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| bgcolor="#E8E8E8"| <center>'''-'''</center>
| bgcolor="#ffcccc" | Images
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| bgcolor="#E8E8E8"| <center>[https://www.ancestry.com/search/collections/8912  1800s-1900s] </center>
| bgcolor="#ccffcc" | Indexes
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| bgcolor="#ffffff" | <center>'''-'''</center>
| bgcolor="#ccffcc" | Images
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| bgcolor="#ffffff" | <center>[https://www.ancestry.com/search/collections/8913 1800s-1900s] </center>
| bgcolor="#ccffcc" | Indexes
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| bgcolor="#E8E8E8" | <center>'''-'''</center>
| bgcolor="#ccffcc" | Images
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| bgcolor="#E8E8E8"| <center>[https://www.ancestry.com/search/collections/8914 1800s-1900s]</center>
 
|-
 
|-
| bgcolor="#ffffcc" | '''AC'''
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| bgcolor="#dbe7f0" align="center" scope="col" colspan="7" | ''Databases with Known Incomplete Parish Coverage''
| bgcolor="#ffcccc" | [http://search.ancestry.co.uk/ '''1559-1910''']
 
| bgcolor="#ffcccc" | [http://search.ancestry.co.uk/ '''1559-1910''']
 
| bgcolor="#ccffcc" | [http://search.ancestry.co.uk/ '''1559-1935''']
 
| bgcolor="#ccffcc" | [http://search.ancestry.co.uk/ '''1559-1935''']
 
| bgcolor="#ccffcc" | [http://search.ancestry.co.uk/ '''1559-1944''']
 
| bgcolor="#ccffcc" | [http://search.ancestry.co.uk/ '''1559-1944''']
 
 
|-
 
|-
| bgcolor="#ffffcc" | '''FMP'''  
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| bgcolor="#ffffff" width="30%"| Boyd's Marriage Indexes-FMP (Free)
| bgcolor="#ffcccc" | [http://www.findmypast.co.uk '''1558-1850''']
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| bgcolor="#E8E8E8" | <center>'''-'''</center>
| bgcolor="#ffcccc" | <br>  
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| bgcolor="#E8E8E8"| <center>'''-'''</center>
| bgcolor="#ccffcc" | [http://www.findmypast.co.uk '''1558-1850''']  
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| bgcolor="#ffffff" | <center>'''-'''</center>
| bgcolor="#ccffcc" | <br>  
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| bgcolor="#ffffff" | <center>[https://search.findmypast.co.uk/search-world-Records/england-boyds-marriage-indexes-1538-1850 1500s-1800s]</center>
| bgcolor="#ccffcc" | [http://www.findmypast.co.uk '''1558-1850''']
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| bgcolor="#E8E8E8" | <center>'''-'''</center>
| bgcolor="#ccffcc" | <br>
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| bgcolor="#E8E8E8"| <center>'''-'''</center>
 
|-
 
|-
| bgcolor="#ffffcc" | '''FS'''
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| bgcolor="#ffffff" width="30%"| National Burial Index-FMP (Free)
| bgcolor="#ffcccc" | [http://familysearch.org '''1559-1841''']
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| bgcolor="#E8E8E8"| <center>'''-'''</center>
| bgcolor="#ffcccc" | None
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| bgcolor="#E8E8E8" | <center>'''-'''</center>
| bgcolor="#ccffcc" | [http://familysearch.org '''1559-1837''']
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| bgcolor="#ffffff" | <center>'''-'''</center>
| bgcolor="#ccffcc" | None
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| bgcolor="#ffffff" | <center>'''-'''</center>
| bgcolor="#ccffcc" | Add
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| bgcolor="#E8E8E8"| <center>'''-'''</center>
| bgcolor="#ccffcc" | None
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| bgcolor="#E8E8E8"| <center>[https://search.findmypast.com/search-world-Records/national-burial-index-for-england-and-wales 1600s-1900s]</center>
 
|-
 
|-
| bgcolor="#ffffcc" | '''JOIN'''
 
| bgcolor="#ffcccc" | None
 
| bgcolor="#ffcccc" | None
 
| bgcolor="#ccffcc" | [http://joinermarriageindex.co.uk/marriage-records/search/ '''1559-1714''']
 
| bgcolor="#ccffcc" | None
 
| bgcolor="#ccffcc" | None
 
| bgcolor="#ccffcc" | None
 
 
|}
 
|}
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'''''Other Websites'''''
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These databases have incomplete parish coverage. <br>
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*[http://joinermarriageindex.co.uk/marriage-records/West-Riding-of-Yorkshire/ Joiner Marriage Index - West Riding of Yorkshire] ($)
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*[https://parishregister.co.uk/online/yorkshire-parish-records The Genealogist Parish Registers - Yorkshire] ($)
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*'''1611-1861''' [https://www.ancestry.com/search/collections/62138/ Archdeaconry of Richmond, England, Church of England Marriage Bonds, 1611-1861] at Ancestry – index & images ($)
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*[http://www.dustydocs.com/ UK Websites for Parish Records] - Links to online genealogical records
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*[https://ogindex.org/ Online Genealogical Index] -  Links to online genealogical 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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==== Non-Conformists (All other Religions) ====
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*'''1717''' [https://search.findmypast.com/search-world-Records/england-and-wales-roman-catholics-1717 England & Wales, Roman Catholics, 1717] at FindMyPast ($), index and images (''coverage may vary'')
  
==== Census records  ====
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=== Census Records ===
  
 
{{British Census|464259}}  
 
{{British Census|464259}}  
  
==== Probate records ====
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=== Probate Records ===
  
Records of wills, administrations, inventories, indexes, etc. were filed by the court with jurisdiction over this parish. Go to [[Yorkshire Probate Records|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.  
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Records of wills, administrations, inventories, indexes, etc. were filed by the court with jurisdiction over this parish. Go to [[Yorkshire Probate Records|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  ==
 
== Maps and Gazetteers  ==
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== Websites  ==
 
== Websites  ==
  
{{expand section|any additional relevant sites that aren't mentioned above}}
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== References  ==
 
== References  ==

Latest revision as of 20:23, 28 June 2021

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

Elland, Yorkshire
Type England Jurisdictions
Civil Jurisdictions
Hundred Morley
County Yorkshire, England Genealogy
Poor Law Union Halifax
Registration District Halifax
Records begin
Parish registers: 1559; Separate registers exist for Sowerby Bridge beginning 1709 and for Rastrick beginning 1719
Bishop's Transcripts: 1600; Separate records exist for Sowerby Bridge beginning 1813 and for Rastrick beginning 1813
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]

ELLAND-CUM-GREETLAND, a township and chapelry, in the parish and union of Halifax, wapentake of Morley, W. riding of York, 3¼ miles (S. S. E.) from Halifax. There are places of worship for Independents and Wesleyans. [1]

Resources[edit | edit source]

Find Neighboring Parishes[edit | edit source]

Use England Jurisdictions 1851 Map

  • Type the name of the parish in the search bar
  • Click on the location pin on the map
  • Choose Options from the pop up box
  • Click "List Contiguous Parishes" to find the neighboring parishes

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]

The Church of England (Anglican) became the official state religion in 1534, with the reigning monarch as its Supreme Governor.
Non-Conformist refers to all other religious denominations that are not the official state religion.

Church of England[edit | edit source]

Due to the increasing access of online records:

  • Individual parish coverage for databases in this table are inconsistent and should be verified
  • Dates in the following table are approximate

Hover over the collection's title for more information

Elland Online Parish Records
Collections
Baptisms
Marriages
Burials
Indexes and images
Indexes only
Indexes and images
Indexes only
Indexes and images
Indexes only
FamilySearch Collections-Yorkshire
1500s-1900s
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1500s-1900s
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1500s-1900s
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FamilySearch Parish Registers-Yorkshire
1500s-1900s
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1500s-1900s
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1500s-1900s
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Bishop's Transcripts - FamilySearch Catalog
1700s-1800s
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1700s-1800s
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1700s-1800s
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FreeREG
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1500s-1900s
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1500s-1900s
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1500s-1900s
Find My Past-Yorkshire ($)
1500s-1900s
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1500s-1900s
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1500s-1800s
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Find My Past Bishop's Transcripts-Yorkshire ($)
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1500s-1900s
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1500s-1900s
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Find My Past Banns-Yorkshire ($)
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1600s-1800s
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Ancestry Church of England (Early)-West Riding ($)
1500s-1800s
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1500s-1800s
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1500s-1800s
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Ancestry Church of England (Late)-West Riding ($)
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1800s-1900s
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1800s-1900s
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1800s-1900s
Ancestry-England & Wales, Birth, Christening, Marriage and Death Indexes ($)
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1800s-1900s
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1800s-1900s
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1800s-1900s
Databases with Known Incomplete Parish Coverage
Boyd's Marriage Indexes-FMP (Free)
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1500s-1800s
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National Burial Index-FMP (Free)
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1600s-1900s

Other Websites These databases have incomplete parish coverage.

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

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. Samuel A. Lewis, A Topographical Dictionary of England (1848), pp. 154-158 Adapted: Date accessed: 27 September 2013.