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Patrick Brompton, Yorkshire Genealogy

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

Patrick Brompton, Yorkshire
St Patrick Patrick Brompton Yorkshire.jpg
Type Ancient Parish
Civil Jurisdictions
Hundred East Hang; West Hang
County Yorkshire
Poor Law Union Leyburn
Registration District Leyburn
Records begin
Parish registers: 1558
Bishop's Transcripts: 1663
Ecclesiastical Jurisdictions
Rural Deanery Catterick
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 - Catterick
Location of Archive
Yorkshire Record Office

Parish HistoryEdit

Patrick Brompton St Patrick is an Ancient Parish in the county of Yorkshire. Other places in the parish include: Arrathorne, Newton le Willows, Patrick Brompton East, Scotton near Cattrick, Ruswick, Scotton, and Patrick Brompton West.

BROMPTON-PATRICK (St. Patrick), a parish, in the union of Leyburn; comprising the townships of Brompton-Patrick and Newton-le-Willows, and part of those of Arrowthorne and Scotton, in the wapentake of Hang-East, and part of the chapelry of Hunton in the wapentake of Hang-West, N. riding of York.[1]


Civil RegistrationEdit

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 RecordsEdit

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

FMP= FindMyPast - (£)[2]
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Indexes Images Indexes Images Indexes Images
FMP 1560-1866 1560-1866 1560-1836 1560-1836 1560-1876 1560-1876
FS 1558-1866





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.

Records are also available at the North Yorkshire County Record Office.

Census recordsEdit

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.

Poor Law UnionsEdit

Leyburn Poor Law Union, Yorkshire

Probate recordsEdit

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 GazetteersEdit

Maps are a visual look at the locations in England. Gazetteers contain brief summaries about a place.



  1. Samuel A. Lewis, A Topographical Dictionary of England (1848), pp. 395-400. Date accessed: 23 October 2013.
  2. 'Yorkshire Parish Records - Parish List,' findmypast, accessed 30 September 2014.