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Skipton parish registers: Dates and current locations etc.

The place:

A parish and market town, in the east division of Staincliffe, Liberty of Clifford's Fee; 10 miles from Keighley, 11 from Gisburn, 12¾ from Colne (Lancs), 13 from Hopper Lane Inn, 15 from Otley and Pateley Bridge, 16 from Settle and Kettlewell, 19 from Clitheroe (Lancs), 41 from York, 220 from London. Population 3,411. The Church is a vicarage, dedicated to the Holy Trinity, in the deanery of Craven.

Deposited Registers (North Yorkshire County Record Office)

  • Baptisms: 1592-1885
  • Marriages: 1592-1893
  • Burials: 1592-1908

Bishop's Transcripts:

  • 1600-1603, 1623, 1632-1641, 1661-1669, 1671-1673, 1675, 1678, 1682,1683, 1688, 1689, 1691-1711, 1713-1752, 1754-1845, (1846-1857*)
    * At West Yorkshire Archive Service, Leeds

IGI Coverage:

  • C 1596-1812, 1813-1845;
  • M 1592-1812, 1813-1845

Transcripts and Indexes:

  1. CMB 1592-1680; Printed transcript with index; Vol 1, W. J. Stavert, 1894; Yorkshire Archaeological Society, Society of Genealogists
  2. CMB 1680-1745; Printed transcript with index; Vol 2, W. J. Stavert, 1895; Yorkshire Archaeological Society, Borthwick Institute of Historical Research, Society of Genealogists
  3. CMB 1745-1812; Printed transcript with index; Vol 3, W. J. Stavert, 1896; Yorkshire Archaeological Society, Borthwick Institute of Historical Research, Society of Genealogists
  4. C 1813-1837; Typed transcript, no index; West Yorkshire Archive Service Wakefield, Ref: C368/3
  5. M 1592-1812; Typed transcript, with index; Boyd's Marriage Index; Society of Genealogists, York Central Library
  6. M 1813-1817; 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.