England Jurisdictions 1851

FamilySearch has introduced a new family search mapping and research tool, England Jurisdictions 1851.  

This exciting new research aid has been designed to help you locate possible records of your ancestors in England.

How Does it Work?

Go to England Jurisdictions 1851 at Family Search.

Enter the name of the place in England that you want to search. Its position will be shown on the map, along with a clickable link to further details about the history of the place. You will see three tabs - Info, Jurisdictions and Options.

Click on the Info tab for:

  • Date the parish was established
  • Location of the parish
  • Dates of the surviving church registers

Click on the Jurisdictions tab for:

  • County
  • Civil Registration District
  • Probate Court
  • Diocese
  • Rural Deanery

Click on the Options tab for:

  • List of contiguous parishes
  • Radius search
  • Family History Library Catalog search
  • FamilySearch Research Wiki search