Buslingthorpe, Yorkshire Family History Guide

Buslingthorpe is an Ecclesiastical Parish in the county of Yorkshire, created in 1849 from Woodhouse Ecclesiastical Parish and Little London Ecclesiastical Parish and Leeds St Peter Ancient Parish; located on Buslingthorpe Lane; Exact boundary unknown.

Alternative names: Leeds St Michael, Woodhouse Carr

Parish church:

Parish registers begin:

  • Parish registers: 1851
  • Bishop’s Transcripts: None

Nonconformists include:

Adjacent Parishes

  • Little London
  • Leeds St John the Evangelist
  • Headingley
  • Woodhouse
  • Leeds St Mary
  • Sheepscar St Luke

Parish History

The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870

BUSLINGTHORPE, a chapelry in Leeds parish, W. R. Yorkshire; constituted in 1849. Pop., 4,548. Houses, 998. The property is much subdivided. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Ripon. Value, £300. Patrons, Five Trustees.

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


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