Other useful sites
Colin Hinsons GENUKI
A wealth of information, photographs, and links including the
West Riding towns and parishes - Look here if you don't know where
Halifax Parish Registers from 1542/1543/1545 transcribed by Colin.
Northowram Non-Conformist Registers transcribed by Colin.
Parish Registers published by the Yorkshire Parish Record Section,
Yorkshire Archaelogical Society, availabe on microfiche.
"A Topical Dictionary of Yorkshire for the year 1822"
by Thomas Langdale.
Bradford Family History Society have some interesting indexes
on-line, including that for the 1841 Census Returns for Bradford.
Their site is also accessible from Colin's pages.
In addition to the above, Colin has published several old books
including "Whitaker's History of Craven"
for details see /www.blunham.demon.co.uk/CDroms/Craven/
For anyone interested in the Craven area this CD is a must!
Each page is individually scanned from the very expensive original
- and if you can't afford to splash out several hundred pounds
[even if you can find a copy] it's a real bargain!
Family History Societies
Family History Centre - Myddleton Place /www.pro.gov.uk/
Archaeological Society Family History Section.
Genfair - the "shopping
mall" of Family History Societies
& District FHS
Harrogate and District FHS
Family History Group
Branch of the Sheffield & District FHS
The Black Dyke Band
Want to know more about Halifax and Calderdale?
Have a look at Malcolm Bull's excellent
MB-Cyclopaedia for Halifax
Warley Township, incl.
Heart of the South Pennines
and surrounding areas
Cricket Club - not just cricket!
Ministers & Wesleyan
UK 2% Sample
OS maps circa 1850
Alan Godfrey Maps
David Morgan Maps
Commonwealth War Graves Commission
a searchable database of those who died on active service in WWI
LDS searchable database
giving days of the week
of British Genealogical Research
Start here if you don't know "how to"!
Telegraph & Argus
has compiled a
principal inhabitants of Thornton, Bradford
taken from White's History, Gazetteer and Directory of the West
Ted Wildy's Index of Marriage Witnesses
file for West Riding of Yorkshire
Historical & Manorial
Borthwick Institute of Historical Research Catalogue
records at The University of Hull
Manorial documents archives
Taylor's Census Finding Aids and Indexes.
Library and Information Services
Local History Photographic Collection
lots of online old photos of Leeds
Follow links from Ackworth
home page to a fascinating local history project
Youle's Sheffield reference material & maps.
A wealth of reference material, particularly on mining
and the cutlery industry.
and Noble Genealogical Data on the Web
Way Web site
Ancestry Web site
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