Names associated with the Parish over the years include:- Newton, Benson, Coates, Richardson, Plews, Lowes, Cook, Jackson, Alderson, Barnes, Dawson , Baxter, Donald.
Many of the families’ occupations were in agriculture either as farmers or farm labourers or were quarrymen or lime burners in the local limestone quarries. However others ran the George and Dragon pub, were shopkeepers, members of the North Yorkshire Militia, doctors, annuitants, carpenters, blacksmiths and even cheesemongers who owned shops and property in London.
The links below are to transcripts of Censuses for Boldron.
A number of wills made by people from Boldron have been transcribed and their transcriptions can be viewed at http://wills.digital-ink.co.uk/
These include the Wills of:-
Plus many more wills of people in the surrounding parishes of Bowes, Startforth, Rokeby and Barningham including:- Matthias Hanby 1727 of Eastwood, Barningham who left £2 to the poor of Boldron amongst his bequests.