Welcome to Parishmouse

Parishmouse provides a wealth of information about the history of parishes, towns and hamlets throughout the United Kingdom, transcribed from historical books and parish registers. The information will be of particular interest to those tracing their family histories or researching local history.

The Counties of England

Read about the history of the counties of England and their towns and villages.

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Wakefield, Yorkshire Family History Guide

Wakefield comprises the following parishes: Wakefield All Saints, Yorkshire Wakefield St Mary, Yorkshire Wakefield St John, Yorkshire Wakefield St Andrew, Yorkshire Wakefield Holy Trinity, Yorkshire   Alverthorpe, Yorkshire also known as Wakefield St Paul Stanley, Yorkshire also known as Wakefield St Peter Thornes, Yorkshire also known as Wakefield St James Historical Descriptions The Parliamentary Gazetteer … Continue reading Wakefield, Yorkshire Family History Guide

Northallerton N.R. Yorkshire Family History Guide

Northallerton is an Ancient Parish and a market town in the North Riding of the county of Yorkshire. Deighton is a chapelry of Northallerton. Other places in the parish include: Romanby and Bank Head. Parish church: All Saints Parish registers begin: 1592 Nonconformists include: Baptist, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, General Baptist, Independent/Congregational, … Continue reading Northallerton N.R. Yorkshire Family History Guide

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