York Cathedral, Yorkshire Family History Guide

York Cathedral is the seat of the Diocese of York. It is located in the county of Yorkshire.

Alternative names: York Minster, York St Peter, St Peter

Parish church:

Parish registers begin:

  • Parish registers: 1634
  • Bishop’s Transcripts: 1814

Nonconformists include:

Adjacent Parishes

Parish History

See York, Yorkshire Family History Guide

Parish Records

See York, Yorkshire Family History Guide


Vision of Britain historical maps


  • County: Yorkshire
  • Civil Registration District: York
  • Probate Court: Court of the Dean and Chapter of York, This cathedral has several associated courts not listed.
  • Diocese: York
  • Rural Deanery: Not Applicable
  • Poor Law Union: Not Applicable
  • Hundred: York Borough
  • Province: Canterbury