Thursday, 4 December 2014

West Yorkshire bastardy records

A new collection on Ancestry (www.ancestry.co.uk) for those with Yorkshire connections:

West Yorkshire, England, Bastardy Records, 1690-1914
http://search.ancestry.co.uk/search/db.aspx?dbid=2582

Detailed list of the records in this collection:
  • Bingley and Haworth Township records, Bastardy receipts, 1803–1822
  • Bingley and Haworth Township records, Accounts of payments to mothers of illegitimate children and receipts under filiation orders, 1806–1825
  • Bingley and Haworth Township records, Bastardy payments,1810–1821
  • Bingley and Haworth Township records, Bastardy receipts, 1826–1843
  • Bingley and Haworth Township records, Payments to women previous to filiating and bastardy payments, 1827–1843
  • Bingley and Haworth Township records, Filiation orders, 1834
  • Magistrates' minute book covering Bingley, Idle, Heaton, Keighley and Haworth, 1817–1821
  • Bradford City Court Bastardy orders, 1894–1947
  • Brighouse Borough Bastardy orders, 1899–1951
  • Brotherton St Edward parish records, Bastardy orders, 1848
  • Upper Osgoldcross Court at Castleford, Bastardy orders, 1888–1946
  • Darrington with Wentbridge St Luke & All Saints parish records, Illegitimacy papers, 1794–1824
  • Emley St Michael parish records, 1743–1839
  • Hemsworth St Helen parish records, Bastardy bonds, 1690–1765
  • Horbury St Peter parish records, Bastardy book, 1834–1846
  • Huddersfield Magistrates, 1877–1899
  • Keighley division, Applications for bastardy orders, 1848–1880
  • Keighley (Court at Bingley), 1844–1915
  • Keighley (Court at Bingley), 1895–1959
  • Kippax St Mary parish records, Bastardy Orders, 1798–1843
  • Northowram Township bastardy accounts, 1817–1829
  • Royston St John the Baptist parish records, Bonds of putative fathers, 1714–1830
  • Royston St John the Baptist parish records, Affiliation papers and correspondence, 1770–1830
  • Royston St John the Baptist parish records, Affiliation accounts and vouchers, 1789–1826
  • Royston St John the Baptist parish records, Filiation orders, 1796–1831
  • Royston St John the Baptist parish records, Filiation proceedings, warrants, etc., 1812–1826
  • Sandal Magna St Helen parish records, 1783–1840
  • Sandal Magna St Helen parish records, Warrants to apprehend fathers, 1795–1830
  • Sandal Magna St Helen parish records, Bonds of Maintenance, 1796–1799
  • Sandal Magna St Helen parish records, Summons to reputed fathers, 1820–1831
  • Sandal Magna St Helen parish records, Warrants for disobeying bastardy orders, 1825–1842
  • Slaithwaite Bastardy orders, 1854
  • South Kirby All saints parish records, Filiation orders, 1792–1813
  • Thornhill Township Filiation orders and papers, 1767–1843
  • Thornhill Township Bastardy accounts, 1827–1857
  • Wakefield Borough, 1870–1915

The collection is sourced from West Yorkshire Archive Service in Wakefield

Chris

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