Bugthorpe is an Ancient Parish in the county of Yorkshire.

Alternative names: Buckthorpe

Parish church:

Parish registers begin:

  • Parish registers: 1661
  • Bishop’s Transcripts: 1631

Nonconformists include: Primitive Methodist and Wesleyan Methodist.

Adjacent Parishes

  • Full Sutton
  • Skirpenbeck
  • Scrayingham
  • Kirby Underdale
  • East Acklam
  • Bishop Wilton

Parish History

The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870

BUGTHORPE, or Buckthorpe, a parish in Pocklington district, E. R. Yorkshire; on an affluent of the river Derwent, 4½ miles ESE of Gate-Helmsley r. station, and 6 N by W of Pocklington. Post Town, Skirpenbeck, under York. Acres, 1,990. Real property, £2,381. Pop., 245. Houses, 53. The property is all in one estate. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of York. Value, £200. Patron, the Archbishop of York. The church was repaired in 1859.

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

Parish Records

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Census returns for Bugthorpe, 1841-1891

Church Records

Bishop’s transcripts for Bugthorpe, 1631-1856 Author: Church of England. Parish Church of Bugthorpe (Yorkshire)

Parish register transcripts, 1813-1837 Author: Church of England. Parish Church of Bugthorpe (Yorkshire)

Parish registers for Bugthorpe, 1661-1993 Author: Church of England. Parish Church of Bugthorpe (Yorkshire)

Computer printout of Bugthorpe, Yorks., Eng


Bugthorpe monumental inscriptions Author: East Yorkshire Family History Society

Probate records

Original wills, bonds, inventories, 1544-1831 Author: Church of England. Prebendal Court (Bugthorpe)


Land tax assessments for Bugthorpe, 1783-1832 Author: Great Britain. Court of Quarter Sessions of the Peace (Yorkshire)


Vision of Britain historical maps


  • County: Yorkshire
  • Civil Registration District: Pocklington
  • Probate Court: Court of the Peculiar of the Prebend of Bugthorpe
  • Diocese: York
  • Rural Deanery: Harthill and Hull
  • Poor Law Union: Pocklington
  • Hundred: Buckrose
  • Province: York

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