Todmorden, Yorkshire Genealogy

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For more information and records see Todmorden, Lancashire.

Parish History[edit | edit source]

TODMORDEN, a parochial chapelry, and the head of a union; containing 16,830 inhabitants, of whom 10,776 are in a part of the town of Todmorden, and in the townships of Langfield and Stansfield, parish of Halifax, W. riding of York; and the remaining 6054 in the greater portion of the town of Todmorden, and in the hamlet of Walsden, parish of Rochdale, hundred of Salford, S. division of the county of Lancaster; 20 miles (N. E.) from Manchester, and 207 (N. W. by N.)from London. The union of Todmorden comprises six townships, containing a population of 31,656. [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 Todmorden Christ Church Parish Register Images and Indexes
 
Baptisms
Marriages
Burials
Earliest
1675
1675
1675
Images
1675-1812 Ancestry baptisms, marriages, and burials[2]


Online Todmorden Cross Stone Parish Register Images and Indexes
 
Baptisms
Marriages
Burials
Earliest
1794
1794
1794
Images
1794-1806 Ancestry baptisms, marriages, and burials[3]


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.

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.

Census records[edit | edit source]

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.

Web sites[edit | edit source]

References[edit | edit source]

  1. Lewis, Samuel A., A Topographical Dictionary of England (1848), pp. 369-372. URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=51348
  2. West Yorkshire, England, Baptisms, Marriages, and Burials, 1512-1812 at Ancestry (£). Described as Todmorden, Christ Church. Partially indexed.
  3. West Yorkshire, England, Baptisms, Marriages, and Burials, 1512-1812 at Ancestry (£). Described as Todmorden, Cross Stone. Partially indexed.