Baildon Yorkshire Family History Guide

Status: Ecclesiastical Parish

Riding: West Riding

Parish church: St John

Parish registers begin:

  • Parish registers: 1621
  • Bishop’s Transcripts: 1603

Nonconformists include:

Adjacent Parishes

Historical Descriptions

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.

Parish Records

FamilySearch - Birth Marriage & Death Census Migration & Naturalization Military Probate & Court

Church Records

Baildon St John the Evangelist baptisms - FamilySearch Author: Wharfedale Family History Group

 
Baildon St John the Evangelist burials - FamilySearch Author: Wharfedale Family History Group
 
Baildon St. John burials 1813-1951 - FamilySearch Author: Wharfedale Family History Group

Baildon, St. John parish register transcription - FamilySearch Author: Garnett, Val

Births and baptisms, 1807-1837 - FamilySearch Author: Wesleyan Church. Westgate Chapel (Baildon, England)

Births and baptisms, 1824-1837 - FamilySearch Author: Lane End Chapel (Baildon, Yorkshire : Primitive Methodist)

Births, baptisms and burials for the Moravian Church in Baildon, 1815-1837 - FamilySearch Author: Moravian Church (Baildon, England)

Bishop's transcripts for Baildon, 1603-1846 - FamilySearch Author: Church of England. Chapelry of Baildon (Yorkshire)

Church records, 1824-1940 - FamilySearch Author: Primitive Methodist Chapel (Baildon, Yorkshire); Zion Chapel (Baildon, Yorkshire : Primitive Methodist)

Church records, 1838-1878 - FamilySearch Author: Shipley Wesleyan Methodist Circuit (Yorkshire)

Church records, 1870-1959 - FamilySearch Author: Tong Park Wesleyan Methodist Chapel (Yorkshire)

Church records, 1879-1915 - FamilySearch Author: Otley Primitive Methodist Chapel (Yorkshire)

Marriages, 1871-1906 - FamilySearch Author: Wesleyan Chapel (Baildon, Yorkshire)

Parish register transcripts, 1621-1812 - FamilySearch Author: Church of England. Chapelry of Baildon (Yorkshire)

Church records - Indexes

Computer printout of Baildon, Lane End Primitive Methodist, Yorks., Eng - FamilySearch


Computer printout of Baildon, Moravian or United Brethren, Yorks., Eng - FamilySearch

Computer printout of Baildon, Westgate Wesleyan, Yorks., Eng - FamilySearch

Computer printout of Baildon, York, England (Wesleyan Church, Westgate Chapel), christenings, 1807-1837 - FamilySearch Author:  Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Genealogical Department
 
Computer printout of Baildon, Yorkshire, England - FamilySearch
 
Parish register printouts of Baildon, York, England (Moravian) ; christenings, 1816-1837 - FamilySearch Author:  Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Genealogical Department
 
Parish register printouts of Baildon, York, England (Primitive Methodist Lane End Chapel) ; christenings, 1824-1837 - FamilySearch Author: Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Genealogical Department

Church History

Baildon Moravian Church : a brief history Author: Warren, Winifred

Genealogy

The family of Leathley or Lelay - FamilySearch Author: Baildon, W. Paley (William Paley), 1859-1924

 
Papers of the Baildon family of Baildon, Yorkshire - FamilySearch Author: Baildon, W. Paley (William Paley), 1859-1924

Papers of the Hudson family of Baildon and Cottingley - FamilySearch Author: Preston, W. E. (William Easterbrook)

Census

Census returns for Baildon, 1841-1891 - FamilySearch Author: Great Britain. Census Office

Baildon 1901 census index - FamilySearch Author: Wharfedale Family History Group

Taxation

Land tax assessments for Baildon township, 1753, 1781-1831 - FamilySearch Author: Great Britain. Court of Quarter Sessions of the Peace (Yorkshire)

 
Papers of the Baildon family of Baildon, Yorkshire - FamilySearch Author: Baildon, W. Paley (William Paley), 1859-1924

Cemeteries

Baildon Charlestown Cemetery memorial inscriptions - FamilySearch Author: Balmforth, Lynda; Wharfedale Family History Group; Charlestown Cemetery (Baildon, West Yorkshire)

 
Baildon, Moravian Church memorial inscriptions, 1816-1996 & Wesleyan Church memorial inscriptions, 1855-1929 - FamilySearch Author: Blackburn, Arthur; Clayton, Brian

Baildon, St. John, memorial inscriptions - FamilySearch Author: Blackburn, Arthur; Clayton, Brian

Inscriptions on headstones in Moravian Chapel cemetery, Baildon, Yorkshire - FamilySearch

Monumental inscriptions of Baildon Cemetery - FamilySearch

Monumental inscriptions of Baildon Moravion Church - FamilySearch

Monumental inscriptions of Baildon Wesleyan Church - FamilySearch

Monumental inscriptions of Wesleyan Church, Baildon - FamilySearch

Monumental inscriptions, Baildon (Moravian Chapel), York, England, 1820-1930 - FamilySearch

Maps

Vision of Britain historical maps

Leeds & Bradford including Halifax & Brighouse : A1 easy read street atlas - FamilySearch 

Administration

County: 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
Hundred: Skyrack
Province: York