Parish records of East Heslerton

Scope and Content

Includes register of marriages, 1859-2002; register of banns, 1890-2002; churchwardens’ records, including accounts, 1855-1934, and fabric papers, 1938, 1948; Vestry/Parochial Church Council records, including minutes of meetings, 1855-1934; faculty correspondence, 1927.

Administrative / Biographical History

East Heslerton was originally a chapelry of the parish of West Heslerton. The church, dedicated to St Andrew, was built in 1877 to a design by architect George Edmund Street and at the expense of Sir Tatton Skyes of Sledmere, replacing an earlier structure. It separated from West Heslerton to form an independent parish in 1879.

St Andrew’s Church was declared redundant in 2002 and placed in the care of the Churches Conservation Trust.

Today East Heslerton is part of the parish of West and East Heslerton with Yedingham within the united benefice of Buckrose Carrs.

Conditions Governing Access

Records are open to the public, subject to the overriding provisions of relevant legislation, including data protection laws. 24 hours' notice is required to access photographic material.

Acquisition Information

The archive was deposited at the Borthwick Institute in 1982. Further additions were made to the archive in 1992, 2003 and 2015.

Note

East Heslerton was originally a chapelry of the parish of West Heslerton. The church, dedicated to St Andrew, was built in 1877 to a design by architect George Edmund Street and at the expense of Sir Tatton Skyes of Sledmere, replacing an earlier structure. It separated from West Heslerton to form an independent parish in 1879.

St Andrew’s Church was declared redundant in 2002 and placed in the care of the Churches Conservation Trust.

Today East Heslerton is part of the parish of West and East Heslerton with Yedingham within the united benefice of Buckrose Carrs.

Other Finding Aids

A typescript finding aid, to file level, is available for consultation in the searchroom of the Borthwick Institute. This includes all material received up to and including 2015.

Alternative Form Available

Registers of marriages, 1859, 1886-1900, and churchwardens' accounts, 1885-1900, are also available on microfilm at the Borthwick Institute (References: MF 1760, 1773).

Archivist's Note

Revised by S. Kent, September 2016.

Conditions Governing Use

A reprographics service is available to researchers subject to the access restrictions outlined above. Copying will not be undertaken if there is any risk of damage to the document. Copies are supplied in accordance with the Borthwick Institute for Archives' terms and conditions for the supply of copies, and under provisions of any relevant copyright legislation. Permission to reproduce images of documents in the custody of the Borthwick Institute must be sought.

Accruals

Further accruals are not expected.

Related Material

The records of West Heslerton and Yedingham are also deposited at the Borthwick Institute.

Additional Information

Published

GB 193