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Yorkshire - Genealogical Resources

Image Right - The Treasure House, Beverley

Image Geograph © Copyright John S Turner and licensed for reuse under this Creative Commons Licence.

The East Riding Treasure House is a multi-disciplinary centre for heritage and information services. It contains the East Riding Archives and Local Studies, Beverley Library, a Museum and Beverley Art Gallery. There is also a coffee lounge and gift shop.

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The purpose of this project is to gather regional resources available for research in Yorkshire, both geographical/physical and online.

Please add links to any resources you find in the appropriate sections below.

GENUKI - Yorkshire

Cyndi's List

Resource Centres - Repositories

Malpas Road, Northallerton, North Yorkshire, DL7 8TB

Email: archives@northyorks.gov.uk

Telephone: 01609 777585

University of York, Heslington, York YO10 5DD

Email: borthwick-institute@york.ac.uk

Tel. 01904 321166

The Treasure House, Champney Road, Beverley HU17 9BA

Tel: 01482v392790

Email: archives.service@eastriding.gov.uk

Wakefield Headquarters, Newstead Road, Wakefield WF1 2DE

Tel. 01924 305980

Email: wakefield@wyjs.org.uk

Aim - to preserve the local heritage of historical documents and to help members of the public make use of them. The Service has offices in Wakefield, Bradford, Calderdale (Halifax), Kirklees (Huddersfield), and Leeds.

  • The York City Archives ...

are closed until Autumn 2014 as a result of relocations and building works

Local Family and Local History Societies

Produces a large number of parish transcriptions on CD-Rom generally around £10 each

The Royal Centre, James Street, York YO10 3DW

Tel. 01904 412204

Email: yorkfamilyhistory@btopenworld.com

Family History Section of the Yorkshire Archaeological Society

Online

Research Guides

Historical documents

History of Yorkshire Communities

Places

contains a variety of free resources relating to the history of Yorkshire people and places, with a particular focus on the areas around Eastrington, Howden, Goole and Snaith. You will also find details of local history books about the area.

  • Swaledale Museum is an independent Museum run by volunteers with the aims of collecting, displaying and making publicly accessible the local heritage of Swaledale and Arkengarthdale.

The Green,

Reeth,

Richmond,

N-Yorks,

DL11 6TX

Telephone: (01748) 884118


Email: museum.swaledale@btinternet.com

Historical Resources

...online publications

Forums

Look-up Offers

If you have access to Yorkshire related reference books and are willing to look something up for other users please add the publication and your profile link below.

June Barnes - I have the following

  • Kilburn Parish Registers 1600-1812
  • Kelly's Directory of Leeds, 1916 PDF
  • The Wakefield Express Directory, 1901
  • Poll for the West Riding of Yorkshire, 1835
  • Ossett Baptist Chapel burials

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