Warmfield, Yorkshire Genealogy

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Parish History[edit | edit source]

WARMFIELD, or Kirkthorpe (St. Peter), a parish, in the union of Wakefield, Lower division of the wapentake of Agbrigg, W. riding, of York; containing, with Sharleston township, 1050 inhabitants, of whom 829 are in the township of Warmfield with Heath, 3½ miles (E.) from Wakefield.[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 Warmfield, Yorkshire Genealogy Parish Register Images and Indexes
1595-1812 Ancestry baptisms, marriages, and burials[2]
Indexes 1813-1837 Joiner[3]

This ancient parish (AP) was created before 1813.  Church of England records began in 1596.

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, Samuell A.,A Topographical Dictionary of England (1848), pp. 470-475. URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=51378
  2. West Yorkshire, England, Baptisms, Marriages, and Burials, 1512-1812 at Ancestry (£). Described as Warmfield, St Peter. Partially indexed.
  3. 'Search Marriage Records in West Riding of Yorkshire,' The Joiner Marriage Index, accessed 2 October 2012.