Scope and Content

Comprising: Registration: Registers of Baptisms 1559-1947, Registers of Marriages 1538-1950, Registers of Burials 1537-1853, Registers of Banns 1773-1847, Registers of Services 1917-1931; Draft registers of baptisms 1812, burials 1800-1864, banns 1803-1809; Incumbent 1849-1977; churchwardens: accounts 1613-1714, 1800-1911, terriers [2] 1777, 1786 and other records 1866-1977; vestry and PCC, miscellaneous, 1880-1976; Township: misc accounts 1822-1844; Overseers of the poor, accounts 1807-1845, removal orders 1816-1846, settlement examinations 1817, 1843, correspondence 1812-1840, Goole poor law union, copy orders etc 1837-1845, dole lists 1781-1830; other records 1828-1840; Constables: militia lists 1822-1831 and other records 1812-1845; Highway surveyors accounts 1772-1840; collectors of taxes 1813-1837; charities 1964-1977; Schools : Snaith Church of England School log books 1878-1943 and other records 1861-1971; other records relating to schools 19th century-1973; Enclosure: award (no map) for Snaith, Cowick and Rawcliffe 1754, award and map for Gowdall 1775, award for Pollington, Balne, Whitley, Whitley Thorpe, Great Heck and Little Heck [no map] 1775, award and map for Snaith and Cowick 1781; Tithe: apportionments and maps for Snaith and Cowick 1840, Goole 1842, Rawcliffe 1842 and Hook 1843 and altered apportionments for Rawcliffe 1857 and 1922, Hook 1911-1913, Snaith and Cowick 1929 and other tithe records 1905-1936; Snaith market inquisition and copy letters patent 1782; Snaith and Cowick Act, 1850: statutory plan and valuation 1850-1851; Other records: parish scrapbook (substantial) containing original and copy documents 1810-1972; photographs of church 1960s; joiners' account book 1816-1831; Snaith Association for the Prosecution of Felons 1832-1856, including deed of regulation 1847; printed works, mostly on the Snaith area, 1845-1969;

Administrative / Biographical History

Parts of this parish were transferred to the parishes of Cowick and Hensall.


The collection is arranged into ten series as follows:

P50/1: Registration, Church Services, and Worship

P50/2: Incumbent

P50/3: Churchwardens

P50/4: Vestry and Parochial Church Council

P50/5: Auxiliary Organisations

P50/6: Civil Parish

P50/7: Charities and Trusts

P50/8: Schools

P50/9: Statutory and Other Deposits

P50/10: Miscellaneous

Access Information


Private (Church of England)

Access will be granted to any accredited member of Doncaster Libraries

Related Material

Also available: Index: Bapt 1559-1901 Marr 1559-1836 Bur 1537-1785, 1813-1853 Banns 1773-1847; Bishop's transcripts 1599-1858 (on microfilm)