Barnsley St Mary Yorkshire Family History Guide

Barnsley St Mary is an Ecclesiastical Parish and a market town in the county of Yorkshire, created in 1718 from chapelry in Silkstone Ancient Parish.

Other places in the parish include: Old Mill, Old Barnsley, Measbro', Measborough, and Kinston-place.

Alternative names: 

Riding: West Riding

Parish church: St Mary

Parish registers begin:

  • Parish registers: 1568
  • Bishop’s Transcripts: 1600

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