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Sheffield

The Ancient Parish of SHEFFIELD

[Transcribed information mainly from the early 1820s]

"SHEFFIELD, a market and parish-town, in the upper-division of Strafforth and Tickhill, liberty of Hallamshire; 6 miles Rotherham, 12 from Chesterfield, (Derbys.) 13¾ from Penistone, 14 from Barnsley, 16 from Bakewell, 18 from Doncaster and Worksop, (Notts.) 20 from Bawtry, 24 from Mansfield, (Notts.) 24 from Buxton, (Derbys.) by Middleton, and 28 by Bakewell, 55 from York, 162 from London. Markets, Tuesday and Saturday. Fairs, Tuesday in Trinity Week, and November 28, for horses, horned cattle, &c. Bankers, Messrs. Morland and Co. 50, Pall Mall; Sheffield and Rotherham Bank, Messrs. Walkers, Eyre, and Stanley, draw on Messrs. Everett, and Co. 9, Mansion House Street; Messrs, Rimington, and Youngs, draw on Messrs. Masterman, Peters, and Co. 2, White Hart Court, Lombard Street. Principal Inns, Tontine, Angel, Commercial, and Kings Head Hotel. Pop. 42,157. The Church is a vicarage, dedicated to St. Peter, or the Holy Trinity, in the deanry of Doncaster, value, £12. 15s. 2½d. Patron, the Rev. Thomas Sutton. Here are also three Churches, viz. St. Paul's Church built in 1740, in Norfolk Street; St. James' Church, erected in 1788 in the Vicar's Croft, to both these Churches the Vicar of Sheffield is Patron. Here is also a Chapel at the Duke of Norfolk's Hospital, opened in 1777, in which service is celebrated daily: the Rev. Wm. Downs is curate and governor, and the Rev. Thomas Robinson, officiating curate."

 

Records

 

Type Hundred County Poor Law Union Registration District Rural Deanery Diocese Province Probate Court
Type Ancient Parish
Civil Jurisdictions
Hundred Strafforth and Tickhill
County Yorkshire
Poor Law Union Sheffield
Registration District Ecclesall Bierlow; Sheffield
Records begin
Parish registers: 1560
Bishop's Transcripts: 1608

Rural Deanery

Doncaster

Diocese

York
Province York
Legal Jurisdictions
Probate

Exchequer and Prerogative Courtsof the Archbishop of York

Location of Archive

 

 

Church Records


Over the years, the boundaries of the County of Yorkshire have changed, especially to the south of Sheffield. Included below you will find churches that were in Ancient Parishes in the county of Derbyshire which are now in the county of South Yorkshire, as well as those that were always in Yorkshire.

Sheffield had the following parish and chapels attached to it, all lying within its jurisdiction and boundaries as of 1880:

In the town are eleven places of worship for various denominations of Methodists, six for Independents, and one each for Baptists, Quakers, 9 Roman Catholics - 1781

 

On line records

 

Online data content from chapelry registers of Sheffield exists at some of the following websites and for the specified ranges of years:

AC = Ancestry.com (£)
FREG = FreeREG - free [2]
FS = FamilySearch.org
JOIN = JoinerMarriageIndex.co.uk - (£)

 

SHEFFIELD ST PETER & ST PAUL CATHEDRAL (1560) Online Records

Baptisms Marriages Burials

Indexes Images Indexes Images Indexes Images
AC 1653-1686

1653-1686

1653-1686

FREG 1560-1635, 1653-1687, 1720-1752
1560-1634, 1653-1686, 1720-1736
1635-1653, 1703-1735
FS 1561-1910

1562-1882,1910-1912

1719-1720, 1778-1788

IARC 1560-1653

1560-1653

1560-1634

JOIN None
1561-1736

None
 
Sheffield St George Parish (1824) Online Records

Baptisms Marriages Burials

Indexes Images Indexes Images Indexes Images
AC
FS None None Add None
JOIN None None None None None
Sheffield St James Chapelry (1788) Online Records

Baptisms Marriages Burials

Indexes Images Indexes Images Indexes Images
AC





FS





JOIN





       
Sheffield St John Park Hill Chapelry (1837) Online Records

Baptisms Marriages Burials

Indexes Images Indexes Images Indexes Images
AC





FS





Sheffield St Mary Brammall Chapelry (1830) Records Online

Baptisms Marriages Burials
FS
None


None

AC





AC
FS None None Add None
  Sheffield St Paul (1720) Online Records
FS 1793-1829 None 183
None

None
AC






Sheffield St Phillip Chapelry (1828) Online Records
FS 1828-1883

1848-1883




Baptisms Marriages Burials
FS
Attercliffe Chapelry (1694) Online Records
AC





FS 1748-1832
None
None
Brightside All Saints Chapelry (1869) Online Records
AC





FS 1748-1832
None
None
Brightside St Thomas Chapelry (1846) Online Records
AC





FS
None
None
Carbrook Chapelry (1874) Online Records
AC





FS 1748-1832
None
None
Crookes Chapelry (1840) Online Records
AC





FS 1748-1832
None
None
Darnall Chapelry (1844) Online Records
AC





FS
None
None
Dyer's Hill Chapelry (1865) Online Records
AC





FS
None
None
Ecclesall Bierlow Chapelry (1784) Online Records
AC





FS 1748-1832
None
None
Eldon St Jude Chapelry (1849) Online Records
AC





FS 1849-1852
None
None
Fulwood Chapelry (1838) Online Records

Baptisms Marriages Burials

Indexes Images Indexes Images Indexes Images
AC





FS 1838-1842





Gleadless Chapelry (1843) Online Records
FS 1843-1894





Grimesthorpe Chapelry (1854) Online Records 
FS
None





Heeley Chapelry (1846) Online Records

           Baptisms
Marriages
Burials
FS
None




Highfield Chapelry (1877)
FS
None

none



Holliscroft Chapelry (1852) Online Records

Baptisms
Marriages
              Burials
FS None



Lydgate Chapelry (1788) - also see Rochdale, Lancashire
FS
1788-1817





Neepsend Chapelry (1867) Online Records
FS 1867-1896 None None None None None
Olerton Chapelry (1858) Online Records
FS None












Pitsmoor Chapelry (1846) Online Records
FS 1846-1894





Wicker Chapelry (1847) Online Records
FS 1867-1896





Walkley Chapelry (1869) Online Records
FS
None
None




Church of England records began in 1560 for Sheffield, Cathedral Church of St. Peter and St. Paul.

FS= Family Search

Adjacent Parishes

Parishes within 5 miles are:

Brightside (1.5 mi),Sheffield St Philip (1.92 mi),Tinsley (2.47 mi) Crookes St Thomas (2.65 mi) Handsworth (2.87 mi) Wadsley (3.13 mi) Ecclesall Bierlow (3.29 mi) Norton (3.64 mi) Rotherham (3.68 mi) Ecclesfield (3.77 mi) Stannington (3.95 mi) Beauchief Abbey (4.17 mi) Kimberworth (4.19 mi) Ridgeway (4.54 mi) Beighton (4.62 mi) Thorpe Hesley (4.91 mi) Chapeltown (5.1 mi) Whiston (5.61 mi) Greasbrough (5.66 mi) Eckington (5.76 mi) Fulwood (5.87 mi) Aston cum Aughton (5.88 mi)
Dronfield (5.97 mi) Treeton (6.05 mi) Dore (6.25 mi) Wortley (7.21 mi) Bradfield (8.35 mi)

 

Sources

1. Family Search: https://familysearch.org/learn/wiki/en/Sheffield,_Yorkshire_Genealogy

2. Genuki ;http://www.genuki.org.uk/big/eng/YKS/WRY/Sheffield/

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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