Place:Molescroft, East Riding of Yorkshire, England

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NameMolescroft
TypeVillage, Civil parish
Coordinates53.85°N 0.44°W
Located inEast Riding of Yorkshire, England     ( - 1974)
Also located inYorkshire, England    
Humberside, England     (1974 - 1996)
East Riding of Yorkshire, England     (1996 - )
See alsoBeverley Rural, East Riding of Yorkshire, Englandrural district in which Molescroft was located 1894-1974
Beverley St. John, East Riding of Yorkshire, Englandparish in town of Beverley of which Molescroft was a part in the 19th century
source: Getty Thesaurus of Geographic Names
source: Family History Library Catalog

Molescroft is a village and civil parish in the East Riding of Yorkshire, England. It is situated approximately 0.5 miles (0.8 km) north of Beverley town centre and adjoins its northern border.

Molescroft became a civil parish in 1866, but ecclesiastically it is still an associated church of the ecclesiastical parish of Beverley St. John's, the cathedral or minster of Beverley. Civil registrations are under the the Beverley Registration District (1837-1930) and under Holderness District since 1931.

Research Tips

  • GENUKI lists the whereabouts and dates for the ecclesiastical registers for Beverley St. John. The GENUKI page gives numerous references to local bodies providing genealogical assistance.
  • A Vision of Britain through Time on Molescroft.
  • The FamilySearch wiki on the ecclesiastical parish of Beverley St. John provides a list of useful resources for the local area.