Scope and Content

Comprising: Registration: Registers of Baptisms 1848-1959, Registers of Marriages 1848-1965, Registers of Burials 1849-1923, Registers of Banns 1913-1993, Registers of Services 1905-1990; Incumbent: parish boundaries 1841, 1849, other records 1866-1981; churchwardens 1853-1965; PCC minutes 1910-1975, accounts and other records 1966-1984; charities 1941-1949; Goole National School (infants): log book 1895-1937, managers' minutes 1904-1937 and other records 1937-1974; other records 1846-1899

Administrative / Biographical History

This parish was created out of the chapelry of Hook in 1848 following the growth of the town with the building of a port at Goole by the Aire and Calder Navigation Company.


The collection is divided into seven series as follows:

P38/1: Registration, Church Services, and Worship

P38/2: Incumbent

P38/3: Churchwardens

P38/4: Parochial Church Council

P38/7: Charities

P38/8: Schools

P38/10: Miscellaneous Papers

Access Information


Private (Church of England)

Access will be granted to any accredited member of Doncaster Libraries

Related Material

Also available: Index Bapt 1848-1888 Bur 1849-1923

A copy of J D Porteous, 'The Company Town of Goole' (University of Hull, 1969) is available in the departmental library of Doncaster Archives.

For records (other than thoses of baptisms, marriages, burials, and banns) relating to Goole St Paul see P82, Goole St Mary P83, and Goole All Saints P84.