Discover your relative’s Yorkshire marriage records. Explore the records and reveal your ancestor’s residence at the time of marriage, father’s name and occupation. Was your ancestor a teamster, guard, rag shaker, school teacher or coppersmith?
Each record includes a transcript of the original records. The amount of information available in each transcript can vary but most will include a combination of the following:
The Wakefield marriage records includes over twenty civil parishes from Wakefield district in West Yorkshire. The records include the Cathedral Church of All Saints in Wakefield. The first record of the church is from the Doomsday Book in 1086.
Wakefield’s population steadily grew from the 19th century with industrial development in textiles and coal. Wakefield’s oldest school is Queen Elizabeth Grammar School, established in 1591. You can read through the Queen Elizabeth Grammar School register in Findmypast's Britain, School and University Register Books.