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Featherstone parish registers: Dates and current locations etc.

The place:

A parish town, in the wapentake of Osgoldcross, Liberty of Pontefract; 2 miles from Pontefract, 4 from Ferrybridge, 7 from Wakefield, 25 from York. Population 337. The Church is a vicarage, dedicated to All Saints, in the deanery of Pontefract.

Deposited Registers (West Yorkshire Archive Service, Wakefield)

  • Baptisms: 1558-1971
  • Marriages: 1558-1970
  • Burials: 1558-1984

Bishop's Transcripts:

  • 1600, 1604, 1612, 1613, 1631, 1632, 1634-1640, 1662-1669, 1671-1673,1675, 1676, 1678, 1680, 1682-1684, 1689, 1691-1694, 1697, 1698, 1700- 1728, 1730-1755, 1757, 1759-1787, 1789-1791, 1793-1797, 1799-1801, 1803, 1805-1829, 1840-1848, 1855-1857, 1864, 1866-1871

IGI Coverage:

  • C 1558-1812, 1813-1879;
  • M 1558-1812, 1813-1829

Transcripts and Indexes:

  1. CMB 1558-1812; Typed transcript, no index; Yorkshire Archaeological Society
  2. M 1558-1812; Typed transcript, with index; Boyd's Marriage Index; Society of Genealogists, York Central Library
  3. M 1680-1718, 1731-1780; Manuscript transcript, no index; Loomes' Yorkshire Marriage Index; Society of Genealogists

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.