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THE TRIAL OF JONATHAN MARTIN

A full and authentic report of the trial of the lunatic Jonathan Martin, who set York Minster on fire on February 2nd 1829; at the Castle of York on Tuesday, 31st March 1829...

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THE VILLAGE COOPER

The Memoirs of Francis Barr Memoirs of the life, character and labours of Francis Barr, local preacher, &c., Sheriff Hutton, Easingwold Circuit, in the County of York, by Willliam Smith. Written in 1869...

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THE VISITATION OF YORKSHIRE

The Visitation of Yorkshire. Made in the years 1584/5, by Robert Glover, Somerset Herald. Also the subsequent visitation made in 1612 by Richard St. George, Norroy King of Arms. With several additional pedigrees and indexes. The book on this CD is machine searchable...

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THE WEB OF AN OLD WEAVER by J. Keighley Snowden.

Printed 1896. An interesting account of the life of an old weaver with particular emphasis on the Kildwick area...

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THEY KEPT FAITH by John Rushton.

First published 1967. This edition, with foreword by the author, is specially made for publication on CD. A tremendous insight into the hearts and minds of the men and women of North East Yorkshire, who founded and attended the non-conformist churches and chapels. Hundreds of names listed in the congregation rolls. Fully searchable....

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TOPOGRAPHICAL DICTIONARY OF YORKSHIRE 1822

Thomas Langdale's work of 1822. Where to find places in Yorkshire's three Ridings. An alphabetical listing of all the towns, villages, hamlets, gentlemens' seats, &c., giving distances to market or post towns, brief histories of notable antiquities, and the names of magistrates,lieutenants and other officers of the County....

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TRAMPS & DRIVES in the CRAVEN HIGHLANDS, written in 1895 by Harry Speight,

Historian and author of many Yorkshire books...

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WELTON & ITS NEIGHBOURHOOD

History of the parish of Welton, with adjacent places. Very rare publication...

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WHITBY AND ITS SHIPPING

A delightful book, featuring many histories of the ancient town and the ships, their owners, their voyages and their crews...

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YORK RECORDS OF THE FOURTEENTH, FIFTEENTH AND SIXTEENTH CENTURIES

Extracts edited in 1843, by Robert Davies F.S.A. "The Editor has selected such portions as he thought were best calculated to throw light upon the condition of the city, and the manners, customs, language, and domestic habits and circumstances of its inhabitants, during the period to which they relate, and to assist in the elucidation of historical events"...

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YORKSHIRE COATS OF ARMS

Coats of Arms of the Nobility and Gentry in Yorkshire, Part One of a work by J. Horsfall Turner, 1911. Giving references to the works where families and pedigrees are mentioned, and indicating where the arms are to be found—on buildings, tombs, windows &c., and also Heraldic descriptions. Machine searchable text....

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YORKSHIRE ILLUSTRATIONS OF ENGLISH HISTORY Written in 1865.

The history of Yorkshire, on this CD, from mysteries and fables, chronicles and ancient documents, shows the effects of various events in England’s history on the County of Yorkshire and its inhabitants. Battles, monks, monasteries, and manufacturing industries, from the dim twilight of the years B.C. to 1688A.D....

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YORKSHIRE PLACE NAMES as recorded in the YORKSHIRE DOMESDAY BOOK, 1086

Written by historian, J. Horsfall Turner. Comprising references to nearly 5,000 places in the Three Ridings and North Lancashire with their modern names and suggested etymologies; the chief Lords and Tenants and 22 illustrations....

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