Yorkshire Ancestors

THE HISTORY and ANNALS of NORTHALLERTON, by the Rev. J.L. Saywell, F.S.Sc., a former curate of Northallerton.

The capital of the North Riding of Yorkshire has been an important town from Roman times to the Victorian era, when this history was written in 1885....

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THE HISTORY AND ANTIQUITIES OF SCARBOROUGH, by Thomas Hinderwell Written originally in the late 18th century, this edition was published in 1832.

This history traces the progress of the development of Scarborough, with Roman, Saxon, Norman, Mediaeval and religious influences....

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THE LIFE OF JOHN RICHARDSON 1666-1753

An account of the life of John Richardson, who departed this life near Hutton in the Hole, the 2nd of the fourth month of 1753, in the 87th year of his age, and was buried in the Friends Burying Ground at Kirby-Moorside. ~ "A relation of many of his trials and exercises in his youth, and his services in the work of the Ministry, in England, Ireland and America"...

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THE LIFE OF THOMAS LANGTON - The Yorkshire Evangelist

This biography, written in 1896, by Isaac Watson, a great friend of Thomas Langton, tells of his birth in 1836 at Great Ouseburn, his early years, and many tales of his ministry in and around various Methodist Circuits in Yorkshire....

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THE LITTLE GUIDE TO YORK

A super little guide book to the City, with twenty photo illustrations, four plans and a map. c1924. The book on this CD is machine searchable...

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THE LOST TOWNS OF THE YORKSHIRE COAST

Yorkshire's vanishing coastline, with Illustrations...

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THE MANOR OF WELL AND SNAPE Written by Thomas Horsfall, M.R.C.S., c1912, and published after his death.

The author loved this area and his notes are a collection of interesting observations and extracts from various sources within the parish...

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THE NATIONAL TELEPHONE CO.'s DIRECTORY, NORTHERN SECTION, 1904-5

Including Alnwick, Bradford, Doncaster, Durham, Goole, Halifax, Harrogate, Hexham, Hull, Huddersfield, Leeds, Middlesbrough, Morpeth, Newcastle, Scarborough, Settle, Sheffield, South Shields, Wakefield, Whitby, York and many more Towns and Villages....

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THE OLD COACHING DAYS IN YORKSHIRE

With some superb illustrations by the author, Tom Bradley, this history paints a picture of life on the road in the days before trains. Wrtten in 1889....

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THE OLD INNS & INN SIGNS OF YORK

Illustrated by the author, T.P. Cooper, and written in 1897. A super book, and a must for anyone interested in the ancient City of York. The book on this CD is machine searchable....

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THE ORIGIN OF KINGSTON UPON HULL, and of the Port of Hull,

Also on the Camin Charter, the Meaux Register (including the "Old" River Hull tradition), and glimpses of mediaeval Hull by J. Travis-Cook 1909...

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THE PRIORY AND PECULIAR OF SNAITH

Snaith was a peculiar; that is, it had an Ecclesiastical Court of its own, exempt in many matters from the jurisdiction of the Bishop of the Diocese. The Court had jurisdiction over the townships of Snaith, Balne, Cowick, Gowdall, Heck, Hensall, Pollington, Carlton, Armin, Hook, Rawcliffe, Goole, Swinefleet, Reedness, Whitgift and Ousefleet. The Priory Church dated from the 11th century, but there...

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THE RURAL ECONOMY OF YORKSHIRE, 1788 - by Mr. Marshall

A complete journal of tenancy laws, domestic animal breeding, weaning, rearing, etc., dairy produce, domestic arrangements, husbandry, servants, markets, soil types, tillage, silage, drainage, crops grown, building types, building practices, timber types and uses and, finally, a little help with dialect speech in a chapter entitled 'Provincialisms' ..... everything you need to know about life in r...

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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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THOROUGH GUIDE TO YORKSHIRE c1892

Part 1, The East Coast, York, and the Country between the N.E. Main Line and the Sea, also the Cathedral and Castle of Durham; Part 2, The West and Part of the North Riding and all Parts of the Country West of the N.E. Main Line also Barnard Castle. Illustrated with 28 maps and plans. The book on this CD is machine searchable...

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TOPCLIFFE AND MORLEY - THE CHAPEL REGISTERS Baptisms 1654-1830, Burials 1654-1888

Indexes of Places and Surnames from the registers of Topcliffe Congregational Chapel and Morley Old Chapel with Inscriptions in the Old Chapel Graveyard. (Please note: This Topcliffe is near Leeds, in the West Riding - not to be confused with Topcliffe, near Thirsk in the North Riding)...

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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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TOURISTS’ GUIDE TO THE EAST AND NORTH RIDINGS OF YORKSHIRE 1884 With map and plan.

"All the favourite places of resort, both on the coast and inland" Giving a general description and detailed description of Road and Rail Excursions. First published 1884. Even though many of the railways featured in these excursions no longer exist, this guide will make you want to go there! The book on this CD is machine searchable....

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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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WALKS IN YORKSHIRE

Comprising: Redcar, Saltburn, Whitby, Scarborough and Filey, with intervening places; and The Moors and Dales between the Tees, The Derwent, The Vale of York and the Sea. by W. S. Banks. 1866. The book on this CD is machine searchable...

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