Turnhill, Yorkshire Genealogy

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Parish History[edit | edit source]

Turnhill is an extra-parochial place. Search surrounding parishes for records and information.

TURNHILL, an extra-parochial place, adjoining the parish of Middleton, in the union and lythe of Pickering, N. riding of York; containing 12 inhabitants.[1]

In 1870-72, John Marius Wilson's Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales described Turnhill like this:

TURNHILL, an extra-parochial tract in Pickering district, N. R. Yorkshire; near Pickering. Pop., 8. House, 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]

Turnhill is an extra-parochial place. Search surrounding parishes for records and information.

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, non conformist 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

Non Conformist Churches[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.


Poor Law Unions[edit | edit source]

Pickering Poor Law Union, Yorkshire

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]

Contributor: add any relevant sites that aren’t mentioned above.

References[edit | edit source]

  1. Lewis, Samuel A., A Topographical Dictionary of England (1848), pp. 401-404. URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=51357