Scope and Content

Comprising: Registers of Baptisms 1559-1994, Registers of Marriages 1564-1991, Registers of Banns 1877-1985, Registers of Burials 1559-1994, Registers of Services 1897-1985; Churchwardens: accounts 1735-1920; terriers 1764-1934; other records 1892-1989; Vestry and PCC minutes 1903-1985; other records 1910-1960; Township: account book of township officers 1717-1820; Overseers of the poor: accounts 1735-1840; apprenticeship indentures [12 items] 1727-1834; bastardy bonds 1736-1780; removal orders 1736-1846; settlement certificates and examinations 1719-1846; elections 1832-1839; returns of jurors 1832-1859; poor relief correspondence [one case] 1798-1833; other overseers'records 1824-1862; Constables; accounts 1736-1832 and other records 1756-1860; Highway surveyors accounts etc 1736-1861; Charities 1613-1961; Schools 1861-1961 including Braithwell Church of England school admission register 1867-1893 and log books 1871-1928; Tithe awards and maps for Braithwell 1839-1840 and Bramley 1840-1842; Other records: transcripts from registers etc 1925-1926


The collection is divided into ten series as follows:

P71/1: Registration, Church Services, and Worship

P71/2: Incumbent

P71/3: Churchwardens

P71/4: Vestry and Parochial Church Council

P71/5: Auxiliary Organisations

P71/6: Township

P71/7: Charities and Trusts

P71/8: Schools

P71/9: Statutory Deposits

P71/10: Other Records

Access Information


Private (Church of England)

Access will be granted to any accredited member of Doncaster Libraries

Related Material

Also available: Index: Bapt 1559-1837 Marr 1564-1837 Bur 1559-1837; Bishop's transcripts 1599-1867 (on microfilm)

The registers up to 1837 have been published by the Yorkshire Archaelogical Society (volumes 132 and 133) and these indexed volumes are available in the reading room.