Wales, Yorkshire Genealogy

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Parish History[edit | edit source]

WALES (St. John), a parish, in the union of Worksop, S. division of the wapentake of Strafforth and Tickhill, W. riding of York, 10 miles (E. by S.)from Sheffield; containing 351 inhabitants. [1]

Wales St John the Baptist is an Ecclesiastical Parish in the Rotherham district of South Yorkshire, created in 1723 from chapelry in  Laughton en le Morthen, Yorkshire Genealogy Ancient Parish.Other places in the parish include: Norwood and Bedgralve, Kiveton Park, Kiveton, and Waleswood.

The Parish church of St John the Baptist has been designated a grade II* listed building British listed building

See Wales South Yorkshire Wikipedia Kiveton Park Wikipedia

Neighbouring Parishes[edit | edit source]

Beighton, Derbyshire Genealogy Killamarsh, Derbyshire Genealogy Harthill, Yorkshire Genealogy Anston cum Membris, Yorkshire Genealogy Todwick, Yorkshire Genealogy Aston cum Aughton, Yorkshire Genealogy

Resources[edit | edit source]

Civil Registration[edit | edit source]

For history of civil registration in this area see Worksop Registration District

Cemeteries[edit | edit source]

Census records[edit | edit source]

See Yorkshire Census

Parish Records[edit | edit source]

This ancient parish (AP) was created before 1813.  Church of England records began in 1579.

Link to the Family History Library Catalogue and the films in their collection. Wales

Poor Law Unions[edit | edit source]

Worksop Poor Law Union, Nottinghamshire Genealogy


Bibiography[edit | edit source]

Genealogy and History Websites[edit | edit source]

References[edit | edit source]

  1. Lewis, Samuel A., A Topographical Dictionary of England (1848), pp. 436-439. URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=51369