The burial registers for Hampsthwaite start in 1603,
though it is thought that burials entries are missing as in some years only
a couple of burials are recorded and none at all in 1607. The burials for
the period 1644 to 1653 are described as "defective". During the
period 1645 to 1652, no burials were recorded.
The first burial at Hartwith Chapel took place in 1751