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From: "carol" <>
Subject: Greenhalgh in Whitwood
Date: Sun, 16 May 2004 10:31:45 +0100
Posted on behalf of other lister
Kathryn wrote :
It may be of help to know that Castleford had its own registration office
between 1862 and 1868 (see details below from
If you ancestor was registered there, the certificates would not necessarily
be indexed at Pontefract. Some records from the Castleford office are now
at Leeds. It would be worth checking with them.
Created 20th May 1862 (out of Pontefract district). Abolished 1st January
1868 (incorporated into Pontefract district).
Sub-districts : Castleford; Kippax
GRO volumes : 9c (1862-67)
Ackton, Beaghall with Kellingley, Brotherton, Burton Salmon, Carleton,
Castleford, Darrington, Featherstone, Ferry Fryston, Glass Houghton,
Pontefract Park, Purston Jaglin, South Milford, Sutton
Registers now divided between Pontefract and Leeds districts.
Dr Kathryn Brophy, Chairman, Pontefract and District Family History Society