Yafforth, Yorkshire Family History Guide

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

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Parish registers begin:

  • Parish registers: 1675
  • Bishop’s Transcripts: 1675

Nonconformists include:

Adjacent Parishes

Parish History

The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870

YAFFORTH, a chapelry in Danby-Wiske parish, N. R. Yorkshire; 1½ mile W of Northallerton r. station. Post town, Northallerton. Acres, 1,300. Real property £2,550. Pop., 2.04. Houses, 37. The property is much subdivided. The living is annexed to Danby-Wiske. The church is good.

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 Yafforth, 1841-1891

Church Records

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

England, Yorkshire, Yafforth, parish registers, 1813-1991 Author: Church of England. Chapelry of Yafforth (Yorkshire); North Yorkshire County Record Office (Northallerton, Yorkshire)

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

Computer printout of Yafforth, Yorks., Eng

Parish register printouts of Yafforth, York, England ; christenings, 1761-1812 Author: Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Genealogical Department


All Saints, Yafforth, N. Yks., monumental inscriptions Author: McLee, Carol A.

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


Vision of Britain historical maps

Media related to Yafforth at Wikimedia Commons

Yafforth through time Yafforth is now part of Hambleton district. Click here for graphs and data of how Hambleton has changed over two centuries..

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  • 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