The records includes a transcript of the original burial registry. The transcripts were created by the Pontefract and District Family History Society. The detail in each record can change, but most will include the following information:
The ‘Description’ field will most often include the name of the Church in which the burial took place.
Pontefract is located in the County of West Yorkshire in England. The motto of Pontefract is ‘Post mortem patris pro filio,’ which means, ‘After the death of the father, support the son.’ The motto comes from the time of the English Civil War. The record set includes Pontefract and villages within its district including Darrington, Kirk Smeaton and Womersley.