Status: Ecclesiastical Parish
Riding: West Riding
Parish church: St John
Parish registers begin:
- Parish registers: 1621
- Bishop’s Transcripts: 1603
The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870
BAILDON, a village, a township, and a chapelry, in Otley parish, W. R. Yorkshire. The village stands near the river Aire and the Leeds and Liverpool canal, 2 miles NNE of Shipley r. station, and 5 N of Bradford. It has a post office under Leeds, and fairs on 2 March and 4 Nov. Its inhabitants are employed chiefly in woollen and worsted manufactures. The township comprises 1,722 acres. Real property, £9,123. Pop., 3,895. Houses, 854. Baildon Hill, in the W, is 922 feet high, and has ancient entrenchments and tumuli. The chapelry is conterminate with the township. The living is a p. curacy in the diocese of Ripon. Value, £148. Patrons, Trustees. There are three dissenting chapels and a national school.
Source: The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales [Wilson, John M]. A. Fullarton & Co. N. d. c. [1870-72].
Langdale A Topographical Dictionary of Yorkshire 1822
Baildon, in the parish of Otley, upper division of Skyrack; 5 miles from Otley and Bradford, 12 from Leeds. – Fairs, first Saturdays in March and November, for horned cattle, horses, &c. – Pop. 2,679. The Church is a perpetual curacy, dedicated to St. Giles, in the deanery of the Ainsty, value, p.r. £113 11s. 8d. Patron, the Vicar of Otley.
Source: A Topographical Dictionary of Yorkshire By Thomas Langdale. Second Edition. Printed and Sold by J. Langdale; and sold by T. Langdale, Ripon. 1822.
Baildon St John the Evangelist baptisms – FamilySearch Author: Wharfedale Family History Group
Church records – Indexes
Baildon Moravian Church : a brief history Author: Warren, Winifred
The family of Leathley or Lelay – FamilySearch Author: Baildon, W. Paley (William Paley), 1859-1924
Census returns for Baildon, 1841-1891 – FamilySearch Author: Great Britain. Census Office
Baildon 1901 census index – FamilySearch Author: Wharfedale Family History Group
Land tax assessments for Baildon township, 1753, 1781-1831 – FamilySearch Author: Great Britain. Court of Quarter Sessions of the Peace (Yorkshire)
Baildon Charlestown Cemetery memorial inscriptions – FamilySearch Author: Balmforth, Lynda; Wharfedale Family History Group; Charlestown Cemetery (Baildon, West Yorkshire)
Civil Registration District: Otley
Probate Court: Exchequer and Prerogative Courts of the Archbishop of York
Diocese: Post-1835 – Ripon, Pre-1836 – York
Rural Deanery: Pontefract
Poor Law Union: Carlton Gilbert Union