Ardsley East Yorkshire Family History Guide

St Michael, East Ardsley, Yorkshire
St Michael, East Ardsley, Yorkshire

Ardsley East is an Ancient Parish in the county of Yorkshire. 

Alternative names: East Ardsley

Riding: West Riding

Parish church:

Parish registers begin:

  • Parish registers: 1654
  • Bishop’s Transcripts: 1598

Nonconformists include: Baptist, Primitive Methodist, and Wesleyan Methodist.

Adjacent Parishes

Historical Descriptions

The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870

ARDSLEY (East), a parish in Wakefield district, W. R. Yorkshire; on the Leeds and Wakefield railway, 1½ mile from Ardsley station, and 3½ NW of Wakefield. It has a post office under Wakefield. Acres, 1,630. Real property, £3,963. Pop., 1,069. Houses, 219. The property is not much divided. Coal abounds; and there is a large woollen factory. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Ripon. Value, £369. Patron, the Earl of Cardigan. The church is good; and there are a U. Free Methodist chapel and charities £14.

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

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Administration

County: Yorkshire
Civil Registration District: Wakefield
Probate Court: Exchequer and Prerogative Courts of the Archbishop of York
Diocese: Post-1835 - Ripon, Pre-1836 - York
Rural Deanery: Pontefract
Poor Law Union: Wakefield
Hundred: Agbrigg
Province: York