Barnsley St John Yorkshire Family History Guide

Barnsley St John is an Ecclesiastical Parish in the county of Yorkshire, created in 1844 from Barnsley St George Ecclesiastical Parish.

Alternative names: Barnsley St John the Baptist

Riding: West Riding

Parish church: 

Parish registers begin:

  • Parish registers: 1845
  • Bishop’s Transcripts: 1845

Nonconformists include: 

Adjacent Parishes

Historical Descriptions

See Barnsley Yorkshire Family History Guide


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