Arden Yorkshire Family History Guide

Arden is an Ecclesiastical Parish in the county of Yorkshire, created in 1733 from Hawnby Ancient Parish. 

Alternative names: Arden with Ardenside, Hawnby All Saints

Riding: North Riding

Parish church:

Parish registers begin:

  • Parish registers: 1653
  • Bishop’s Transcripts: 1608

Nonconformists include:

Adjacent Parishes

  • Hawnby
  • Osmotherley
  • Kirby Sigston
  • Over Silton
  • Felixkirk with Boltby
  • Nether Silton

Historical Descriptions

The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870

ARDEN-WITH-ARDENSIDE, a township in Hawnby parish, N. R. Yorkshire; 7½ miles NW of Helmsley. Acres, 4,513. Pop., 129. Houses, 25. The surface is chiefly part of Humbleton moor. A Benedictine nunnery was founded here in 1150; but has disappeared.

Source: The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales [Wilson, John M]. A. Fullarton & Co. N. d. c. [1870-72].

Administration

County: Yorkshire
Civil Registration District: Helmsley
Probate Court: Exchequer and Prerogative Courts of the Archbishop of York
Diocese: York
Rural Deanery: Cleveland
Poor Law Union: Helmsley
Hundred: Birdforth
Province: York