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Owston parish registers: Dates and current locations etc.

The place:

A parish town, in the wapentake of Osgoldcross, Liberty of Pontefract; 6 miles from Doncaster, 10 from Pontefract, 31 from York. Population 306. The Church is a vicarage, dedicated to All Saints, in the deanery of Doncaster.

Deposited Registers (Doncaster Archives)

  • Baptisms: 1683-1946
  • Marriages: 1684-1955
  • Burials: 1683-1913

Bishop's Transcripts:

  • 1600, 1602-1604, 1606, 1607, 1610, 1612, 1613, 1615, 1617-1621,1624, 1626-1628, 1630-1640, 1660-1668, 1671-1673, 1675, 1676, 1678, 1682-1684, 1686, 1688, 1689, 1691, 1692, 1694, 1696-1714, 1718-1739, 1742-1843, 1846-1848, 1869-1878

IGI Coverage:

  • C 1718-1848, 1869-1878;
  • M 1813-1836

Transcripts and Indexes:

  1. CMB 1600-1837; Printed transcript with index; Yorkshire Parish Register Society (publications of) 157; Yorkshire Archaeological Society
  2. C 1796-1865; M 1754-1837; B 1813-1913; Typed transcript, no index; Card Index-1837; Doncaster Archives
  3. M 1600-1837; Index only; Archdeaconry of Doncaster Marriage Index

Please note: For an explanation of the abbreviations and the meaning of those dates which are in italics, please see the Yorkshire Parish Registers main page.

The above register information was correct when the book was published (1998). However registers may be moved from one Register Office to another. If you know that any of the above data is incorrect, please drop me a line via the link at the bottom of this page.


The above copyright data was taken from the book
Yorkshire Parish Registers
and was presented to Genuki by the author:
Colin Blanshard Withers.