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Genealogy Hunters in the UK
Lots of reference information on Yorkshire genealogy.
Yorkshire Family History Societies
The Federation of Family History Societies' (FFHS) list of Member Contacts.
Yorkshire GenWeb Project
This website is part of the England GenWeb Project and is provided as a resource for individuals researching their ancestors and associated local history in Yorkshire. Information on General References, Civil Registration, Links and Mailing Lists and more.
National Burial Index
FFHS is an international organization, established in 1974 in the UK as a non-profit charitable company. It is conducting the transcription and computerization of Burial records mainly by members of the Federation of Family History Societies throughout Britain. You can also contact the local Family History Societies for more details.
Deaths in Yorkshire Newspapers
Transcription by Jeff Knaggs of selected of newspapers covering the entire county published in the first three months of 1901. Beginning with lists of people who had died just before the 1901 census. In the second phase of the project, Jeff is extending the date range forward and back, selecting the most useful newspapers first. This is an open-ended project that will continue, quite slowly, over the coming years.
Family Search - International Genealogical Index (IGI)
LDS searchable online databases including; Births, Christenings, Marriages and a few Burials covering many places around the world.
GENUKI website list of Yorkshire Family surnames of interest.
Parish Register LookUp Exchange
This website has been set-up with the aim of bringing together all family history fanatics who own copies of Parish Registers, Monumental Inscriptions or any other research resources which may be useful to others, and are happy to share the information with other genealogists. Includes; A-Z County Parish Registers for the UK where available, Monumental Inscriptions, Census and Other Resources.
US based genealogical list with information for Yorkshire England.
England Societies and County Sites, Coraweb
Another Gateway Site for Family History and the UK Genealogist. See also their links page to England & Wales: Online Birth, Death and Marriage Indexes and their General Information page for the UK.
Yorkshire Genealogy Links
Another Gateway Site for information on; general links, cemeteries, census, directories, marriages, military, parish registers, passenger lists.
BMD Certificate Index << NEW
If you have a lot of Birth, Marriage or Death Certificates and are wondering what to do with them, why not index them where they can be seen by your potential Rellies. Currently accepting certificates related to Sheffield YKS and surrounding areas.
Emigration, Immigration, Migration << MORESheffield Indexers extensive list of links to websites for family members who may have Emigrated, Immigrated or Migrated. Includes many links to ships passenger lists, war brides, colonialism and more. See also additional links pertaining to The British Colonies.
Villages in Yorkshire
Wikipedia's list of current Villages in the County of Yorkshire. See also current Villages in England.
Church Plans Online - Yorkshire
The Incorporated Church Building Society archive includes over 15,000 files relating to applications by parishes for grants from the Society. The earliest file is dated 1818 and the latest 1982.
Churches of Britain & Ireland
Their ultimate aim is to have at least one photo of every existing church in England, Ireland, Scotland, Wales, the Isle of Man, and the Channel Islands, and where possible, photos or artwork of churches no longer in existence. See North YKS, East YKS, West YKS and South YKS.
Tombstones & Monumental Inscriptions
Photographic record of the various churches, churchyards, graveyards and cemeteries.
Roll of Honour - Yorkshire
Site dedicated to those men and women who fell fighting for their country. See also other helpful links to information on prisoners of war, other memorials, etc.
Pictures of England
PicturesofEngland.com exploring the most Picturesque & Historic parts of England. Take a picture tour of North YKS, East YKS, West YKS and South YKS, Attractions, Recommended Towns and more.
Road Map of Seventy Miles About Sheffield
Pawson & Brailsford's Road Map of Seventy Miles About Sheffield covering North Derbyshire (as far south as Ashbourne), and parts of Cheshire, Lancashire, Lincolnshire, Nottinghamshire, Staffordshire and Yorkshire. The original must have been produced some time between 1893 and 1912.
Miscellaneous maps of Yorkshire (Rootsweb).
Historical Buildings & Places to Stay
Studley House Farm
In times past, it would only have been the aristocracy who could stay in a historic 19th Century farmhouse in beautiful countryside, on the site of an ancient Royal Forest, and close to what is possibly England's smallest stately home - a veritable English Chateau. But today you can enjoy this same privilege at Studley House Farm in the North Yorkshire village of Ebberston, away from the bustle of everyday life.
The Bar Convent, York
The Bar Convent is the oldest living convent in England, established in 1686. It now offers a variety of award winning facilities for the general public, businesses and historians alike. There is a fascinating museum bringing the history of the Bar Convent to life. The beautiful chapel is open throughout the day and serious research students may apply for access to the extensive library & archives.
Harewood House, home to the Queen's cousin, the Earl of Harewood is set in spectacular grounds, which include formal gardens and gentle woodland walks.
A complete guide to the town of Holmfirth in West Yorkshire, where the well known TV series 'Last of the Summer Wine' took place.
Thomas Chippendale At Harewood
Chippendale was employed to design much of the furniture in the House, the house finally became habitable in 1771.
Hello Yorkshire << NEW
A popular website for finding Yorkshire accommodation from hotels and guest houses to holiday cottages and campsites
Genealogy Hunters in the UK
Sheffield Indexers collection of links of Popular Travel Info for Family History Researchers. Sites include; Tour the UK, About the Counties, Accommodations and Who to See When You Get There.
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