Old Byland parish registers: Dates and current locations etc.


The place:

A parish in the wapentake of Birdforth; 4 miles from Helmsley, 9 from Thirsk, 25 from York. Population 133. The Church is a perpetual curacy, in the deanery of Rydale.

Deposited Registers (North Yorkshire County Record Office)

  • Baptisms: 1653-1940
  • Marriages: 1653-1811, 1813-1961
  • Burials: 1653-1836, 1838-1974

Bishop's Transcripts:

  • 1661, 1662, 1692, 1769, 1770, 1777-1786, 1788, 1813-1846, 1848,1851, 1852

IGI Coverage:

  • C 1777-1875;
  • M 1755-1836

Transcripts and Indexes:

  1. C 1653-1781; M 1662-1753; B 1654-1781; Typed transcript, no index; Yorkshire Archaeological Society
  2. C 1653-1837; Typed transcript, with index; North Yorkshire County Record Office
  3. MB 1654-1837; Typed transcript, with index; North Yorkshire County Record Office
  4. M 1777-1831; Typed transcript, with index; Loomes' Yorkshire Marriage Index; Society of Genealogists
  5. M 1813-1837; Index only; Joiner 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.