Parish Registers

There are parish registers dating back to 1538 for our parish of Rothwell


The registers are held by the West Yorkshire Archive Service in Leeds.

(Chapeltown Road, Sheepscar, Leeds, LS7 3AP Telephone: 0113-262-8339 Fax: 0113-262-4707)


  • Baptisms:         1538    -    1940 
  • Marriages:        1538    -    1893
  • Burials:             1538    -    1934

Many of these are transcribed into book form and can be accessed at Rothwell Library.

If you are just starting out with your research then perhaps a good starting point would be GENUKI.

Here you will find some excellent historical info on the Rothwell pages of the UK & Ireland

Genealogy pages. (GENUKI)

Happy hunting!

Graveyard Map

For the distant genealogist we have started the long and onerous task of creating a headstone map of the graveyard, This is a job for the winter months only and is work in progress.

Gravestone images are currently being loaded onto the Yorkshire Indexers website and can be more specifically found by clicking on the image below


For other enquiries about upkeep of headstones and graves then please contact us

Parish Office: Mrs. Sue Franks

TEL: 0113 282 1416      Email:

Office Hours:

Tuesday 10 am to 12 noon

Thursday 10 am to 12 noon and 6.30 pm to 8.30 pm

1st Saturday of the month 10 am to 12 noon

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