Thornhill Parish Church

Serving the local community

Family History

Our parish registers for the following dates are logged with the West Yorkshire Archive Service. 

Baptisms 1580-1986

Marriages 1580-1986

Burials 1580-1959

Records are also available at 

Yorkshire Archive Service

The reference is WDP14. Some of the records are available on microfiche; call 01924 305980 to make an appointment. Their website is and they are based at Newstead Road, Wakefield WF1 2DE. 

Wakefield Family History Society

The Wakefield Family History Society has several indexes which may be useful. Their web site is Tony Ridley for more information (click here).