Over Silton Yorkshire Family History Guide

Over Silton is an Ecclesiastical Parish in the county of Yorkshire, created in 1757 from chapelry Kilburn Ecclesiastical Parish.

Other places in the parish include: Kepwick.

Alternative names:

Riding: North Riding

Parish church:

Parish registers begin:

  • Parish registers: 1678
  • Bishop’s Transcripts: 1601

Nonconformists include: Roman Catholic and Wesleyan Methodist.

Adjacent Parishes

  • Cowesby
  • Hawnby
  • Leake
  • Arden
  • Kirby Sigston
  • Felixkirk with Boltby
  • Nether Silton

Historical Descriptions

The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870

SILTON (Over), a township in Northallerton district, and a parish partly also in Thirsk district, N. R. Yorkshire. The township lies 6¼ miles E by N of Northallerton r. station. Acres, 1,174. Real property, £968. Pop., 94. Houses, 18. The parish contains also Kepwick township, and comprises 3,694 acres. Post town, Northallerton. Pop., 255. Houses, 59. About one-third of the land is moor. The living is a p. curacy in the diocese of York. Value, £98. Patron, Trinity College, Cambridge. The church is tolerable.

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

Parish Records

Monumental inscriptions Boltby & Siltons area

Monumental inscriptions, Over Silton, N. Yks.

Over Silton, St. Mary baptisms, marriages & burials

Census returns for Over Silton, 1841-1891

1851 census for Ellerbeck, Nether Silton, Over Silton, Thimbleby, Osmotherley

Bishop's transcripts for Over Silton, 1601-1861

England, Yorkshire, Over Silton, parish registers, 1678-1979

Parish registers for Over Silton, 1678-1877

Computer printout of Over Silton, Yorks., Eng

Parish register printouts of Over Silton, Yorkshire, England ; christenings, 1732-1877


Vision of Britain historical maps


County: Yorkshire
Civil Registration District: Northallerton
Probate Court: Exchequer and Prerogative Courts of the Archbishop of York
Diocese: York
Rural Deanery: Bulmer
Poor Law Union: Northallerton
Hundred: Birdforth
Province: York