Tag Archives: Yorkshire

Yorkshire surname list

Yorksgen is the Yorkshire email group for those interested in researching in the county. For the Index to surnames on the YKS Surnames database and for instructions on how to submit surnames, go to: http://www.genuki.org.uk/big/eng/YKS/YKSlist/

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4 page listings of major Yorkshire archives

If you are researching in Yorkshire you need a copy of Roy Stockdill’s 4-page listings of major Yorkshire archives, record offices, local studies libraries and specialist museums.  It is now available as a PDF download at….. http://www.sog.org.uk/events/2010show.shtml Go to the page and click … Continue reading

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Yorkshire Orthopaedic Hospital Kirkbymoorside – new book

Kirkbymoorside History Group have copies of  their latest publication. Following the huge success of the book “Adela Shaw and the Yorkshire Children’s Orthopaedic Hospital, Kirkbymoorside” earlier this year, a new book,  of pictures and memories from some of the hundreds of people who … Continue reading

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North Yorkshire County Record History Fair

Janice Wood the Yorksgen moderator has uploaded the following video snip of the History Fair.  It is quite long at over 7 minutes but well worth watching. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SWHLj9yD8tk&feature=youtu.be&a

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Genuki map of the Ridings of Yorkshire

 Genuki is a wonderful collection of useful information including this very helpful map http://www.genuki.org.uk/big/eng/YKS/Misc/Maps/Ridings.html which superimposes the old Riding boundaries onto a modern map, to show how Yorkshire was re-divided in 1974.

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