Parish Registers which have been transcribed by the Pontefract & District Famiy History Society
Non-conformist records which have been transcribed by the Pontefract & District Famiy History Society
Monumental Inscriptions which have been transcribed and published by the Pontefract & District Family History Society
Local Land Tax Assessments that have been transcribed by the Pontefract & District Family History Society
2 Volumes of 1841 Census Indexes for Pontefract. New & Extended to 33 Volumes 1851 Census Indexes for Pontefract, Castleford, Knottingley, Hemsworth and Towns and villages in the surrounding Area. Individual 1851 Census Indexes for the Villages of Brotherton & Methley.
Publications on CD-Rom. These files are in Adobe Acrobat PDF format.
This service offers a surname search service from a continually expanding computer database compiled from the local parish registers and recorded monumental inscriptions. All search results are delivered via email in Acrobat PDF format unless otherwise requested.
Members living outside the UK/EU can join the Society or renew their subscriptions through GENfair.
Pontefract Family History Society have now published over 540 family history related publications.
Pontefract or Pomfret a market and Parish town, in the wapentake of Osgoldcross, liberty of Pontefract
The Ancient Parish of Pontefract included the Chapelries of Carleton, East Hardwick, Ferrybridge, Knottingley and Tanshelf
Places of interest include the remains of the 11 Century Norman castle where Richard II was murdered in 1399, and the double Helix Staircase in the Old Parish Church of All Saints
For general enquiries, please write to:
Pontefract & District Family History Society
13 Lamb Inn Road
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