Danby Wiske, Yorkshire Family History Guide

Danby Wiske is an Ancient Parish in the county of Yorkshire. Yafforth is a chapelry of Danby Wiske.

Other places in the parish include: Streetham and Danby Wiske with Streetham.

Alternative names: Danby Wiske with Yafforth

Parish church:

Parish registers begin:

  • Parish registers: 1621
  • Bishop’s Transcripts: 1615

Nonconformists include: Independent/Congregational and Wesleyan Methodist.

Adjacent Parishes

  • South Cowton
  • Hutton Bonville
  • East Cowton
  • Langton upon Swale
  • Northallerton
  • Lazenby
  • Bolton upon Swale
  • Brompton
  • Yafforth
  • Ainderby Steeple

Parish History

The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870

DANBY-WISKE, a township and a parish in Northallerton district, N. R. Yorkshire. The township lies on the York and Newcastle railway, 3½ miles NNW of Northallerton; has a post office under Northallerton; and includes the hamlet of Streetham. Acres, 3,247. Real property, £3,324. Pop., 353. Houses, 71. The parish contains also the chapelry of Yafforth. Acres, 4,547. Real property, £5,874. Pop., 557. Houses, 108. The property is much subdivided. Danby Hill is the seat of the Rev. E. Cust. The living is a rectory, united with the p. curacy of Yafforth, in the diocese of Ripon. Value, £490. Patron, the Rev. E. Cust. The church is good; and there is a Wesleyan chapel.

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

Census returns for Danby Wiske, 1841-1891

Church Records

Bishop’s transcripts for Danby-Wiske, 1615-1847 Author: Church of England. Parish Church of Danby-Wiske (Yorkshire)

Bishop’s transcripts for Yafforth, 1678-1870 Author: Church of England. Chapelry of Yafforth (Yorkshire)

England, Yorkshire, Danby-Wiske, parish registers, 1675-1992 Author: Church of England. Parish Church of Danby-Wiske (Yorkshire); North Yorkshire County Record Office (Northallerton, Yorkshire)

Parish registers for Danby, 1585-1939 Author: Church of England. Parish Church of Danby (near Guisborough), (Yorkshire)

Parish registers for Danby-Wiske, 1621-1894 Author: Church of England. Parish Church of Danby-Wiske (Yorkshire)

Parish registers for Yafforth, 1675-1837 Author: Church of England. Chapelry of Yafforth (Yorkshire)

Computer printout of Danby in Cleveland, Yorks., Eng

Computer printout of Glaisdale, Yorks., Eng

Computer printout of Yafforth, Yorks., Eng

Parish register printouts of Danby Wiske, York, England ; marriages, 1728-1836 Author: Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Genealogical Department

Parish register printouts of Danby Wiske, Yorkshire, England ; christenings ; 1690-1847 Author: Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Genealogical Department

Cemeteries

Monumental inscriptions Brompton area Author: Cleveland, North Yorkshire and South Durham Family History Society

Monumental inscriptions, Danby-Wiske, North Yks. Author: McLee, Carol A.; Cleveland Family History Society

Maps

Vision of Britain historical maps

Administration

  • County: Yorkshire
  • Civil Registration District: Northallerton
  • Probate Court: Court of the Bishop (Consistory) of the Commissary of the Archdeaconry of Richmond Eastern Deaneries - Richmond
  • Diocese: Post-1835 - Ripon, Pre-1836 - York
  • Rural Deanery: Richmond
  • Poor Law Union: Northallerton
  • Hundred: East Gilling
  • Province: York