Do you have ancestors’ who were buried in Yorkshire? Search through thousands of monumental inscriptions from Yorkshire. You will discover when your ancestor died and where your ancestor is buried. This collection is published in partnership with local family history societies and the Family History Federation. We have provided a Yorkshire monumental inscriptions parish list to assist with your search.
Each result will provide you with a transcript and some will also provide an image. The detail in each record will vary depending on the age of the memorial and which family history society transcribed the records. The transcripts have been made available by the following family history societies: Calderdale, Cleveland, City of York & District, North Yorks, South Durham and Rotherham.
The transcripts will include a combination of the following fields:
Images for Dalton & Brinsworth of the monumental stones were provided by Rotherham Family History Society.
There are over 160,000 monumental inscriptions in this collection, which span from the 1500s until 2019. Over 150 parishes are represented. The collection is not conclusive of every memorial inscription in Yorkshire.
Knowing the location of your ancestor’s memorial provides you with a burial place to add to your family tree. Also, you can visit the memorial inscription in person, which will give you more details about your ancestor such as the names of your ancestor’s spouse, children, and parents. Within most records, the description field contains the name of the church where the memorial inscription can be found.
Begin your search broadly with just a first and last name.
You can narrow your results if needed by adding a year, place or keyword.