Pontefract & District Family History Society

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Parish Registers

Parish Registers which have been transcribed by the Pontefract & District Famiy History Society

Non-Conformist Records

Non-conformist records which have been transcribed by the Pontefract & District Famiy History Society

Monumental Inscriptions

Monumental Inscriptions which have been transcribed and published by the Pontefract & District Family History Society

Census Returns

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.


Miscellaneous Books

Publications on CD-ROM

Publications on CD-Rom. These files are in Adobe Acrobat PDF format.

Search Services

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.

Membership Subscriptions

Members living outside the UK/EU can join the Society or renew their subscriptions through GENfair.

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About Us

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

Contact Us

For general enquiries, please write to:

Pontefract & District Family History Society
13 Lamb Inn Road
West Yorkshire
WF11 8AU

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