Tag Archives: Yorkshire

Photos from 1895 – the English Coast line

Scans of Round the Coast 1895 are freely available from Rosemary & Stan Rodliffeat http://www.thornburypump.co.uk/Coast1895/   They cover the coast of England and places in Yorkshire for which photos and commentaries are available are: Redcar, Staithes, Runswick, Whitby, Robin Hood’s Bay, Scarborough, … 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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Doctor William’s Library and Congregational Library

Doctor William’s Library and Congregational Library now has an online catalogue at http://mailgate.dwlib.co.uk/Heritage/. The catalogue lists materials relating to English nonconformist Protestant and Congregationalist history. For direct links to the libraries  visit www.dwlib.co.uk./index.html This totals around 38,000 books, pamphlets and offprints. The … 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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History to Herstory website

I’ve written abou this before but it is really good – do visit it.  This West Yorkshire website is now fully launched and is searchable by surnames.  It is called History to Herstory.  There is now free access to 80,000 … Continue reading

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History to Herstory – women in Yorkshire

This West Yorkshire website is now fully launched and is searchable by surnames. There is now free access to 80,000 images taken from  primary sources relating to the lives of women in  Yorkshire, from 1100 AD to the present day. Celebrating the … Continue reading

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More on UK mining history

http://www.cmhrc.co.uk/site/home/index.html Developed by Ian Winstanley this is the UK’s largest and most comprehensive website concerning the history of coalmining – including a searchable database of over 164,000 recorded accidents and deaths.  There are dozens of historical photos on site, and a … Continue reading

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Charles CUMBER b 1836 Toronto

Cherie Czumak cczumak@aol.com wrote to me about Charles Cumber. Charles CUMBER b. 1836 was her Great Grandfather — He was a quaker and attended the Ackworth school in Yorkshire (1845-1850) and was the ordinary seaman on the Dispatch.  He married Anna Maria Louisa … Continue reading

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Yorkshire research

If you are searching for Yorkshire relatives why not check out http://www.genuki.org.uk/big/eng/YKS/index.html; http://www.ryedalefamilyhistory.org; http://www.wharfedalefhg.org.uk; http://www.yorkshireparishregisters.com; http://www.yorkshireroots.org.uk;  

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The UK Treasury Solicitor’s Department

http://www.bonavacantia.gov.uk/ is part of the official site for The Treasury Solicitor’s Department. Go to “Are you an entitled relative?” page to search. I’ve found the following North Yorkshire peoples’ deaths on the LIST OF UNCLAIMED BONA VACANTIA ESTATES Layzell James 14/07/2007 Catterick, … Continue reading

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