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Kildwick, Yorkshire Genealogy

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Parish History

KILDWICK (St. Andrew), a parish, in the union of Skipton, E. division of the wapentake of Staincliffe and Ewcross, W. riding of York; consisting of the chapelry of Silsden, and the townships of Both-Bradley,Cononley, Cowling, Farnhill, Glusburn, Kildwick, Steeton with Eastburn, Stirton with Thorlby, and Sutton; the whole containing 10,607 inhabitants, of whom 189 are in the township of Kildwick, 4 miles (S. S. E.) from Skipton.[1]


Civil Registration

Birth, marriages and deaths were kept by the government, from July 1837 to the present day. The civil registration article tells more about these records. There are several Internet sites with name lists or indexes. A popular site is FreeBMD.

Church records

Online Records
KILDWICK PARISH (1***) Indexes

Baptisms Marriages Burials

1576 - 1754
Online Kildwick, Yorkshire Genealogy Parish Register Images and Indexes


1576-1754 Joiner[2]

To find the names of the neighbouring parishes, use England Jurisdictions 1851. In this site, search for the name of the parish, click on the location "pin", click Options and click List contiguous parishes

This ancient parish (AP) was created before 1813.  Church of England records began in 1572.

Contributor: Include here information for parish registers, Bishop’s Transcripts, nonconformist and other types of church records, such as parish chest records. Add the contact information for the office holding the original records. Add links to the Family History Library Catalog showing the film numbers in their collection.

Census records

Census records from 1841 to 1911 are available online. For access, see England Census. Census records from 1841 to 1891 are also available on film through a Family History Center or at the Family History Library.

Probate records

Records of wills, administrations, inventories, indexes, etc. were filed by the court with jurisdiction over this parish. Go to Yorkshire Probate Records to find the name of the court having primary jurisdiction. Scroll down in the article to the section Court Jurisdictions by Parish.

Maps and Gazetteers

Maps are a visual look at the locations in England. Gazetteers contain brief summaries about a place.

Web sites


  1. Lewis, Samuel A.,  A Topographical Dictionary of England (1848), pp. 667-672. URL:
  2. 'Search Marriage Records in West Riding of Yorkshire,' The Joiner Marriage Index, accessed 2 October 2012.