Tag Archives: West Riding of Yorkshire

‘We of the West Riding’ film

If you want 21 minutes of sheer delight watch this You Tube film called ‘We of the West Riding.’ http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WohhLX_YLlE It also covers the Dales and Skipton and is an absolute gem filmed in 1945. Watch for the 3 dales … Continue reading

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Subsidy Rolls (Poll Tax) for the year 1379 Yorkshire

Thanks to GENUKI you can read some details from the The Yorkshire Archaeological and Topographical Journals (all pre 1900). The data is “signed”  J.G.  8th February, 1879. http://www.genuki.org.uk/big/eng/YKS/Misc/SubsidyRolls/YKS/SubsidyRolls1379Index.html GENUKI provides a virtual reference library of genealogical information of particular relevance to … Continue reading

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1379 Lay Subsidy Roll for Yorkshire

Part of the 1379 Lay Subsidy Roll for Yorkshire has been transcribed and made available on Genuki, including the list for Owston: http://tinyurl.com/7w3ej2n . There’s no index but it might be worth searching through the individual parishes to see if you can … Continue reading

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