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Code: ARA 7

The Beautiful & Historic Villages of Yorkshire Illustrated. published by the Leeds and Yorkshire Mercury

Published by the 'Leeds and Yorkshire Mercury newspaper.
A souvenir of a prize competition and correspondence in the pages of the 'Leeds and Yorkshire Mercury', published in 1907.
Includes topographical and historical notes and over 50 full page photographs.

A real 'snapshot' of Edwardian rural Yorkshire.

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Code: ARA 10

Paver’s Marriage Licences. Collection I

edited by Rev. C. B. Norcliffe, M.A., 1893.
Extracts from Marriage Licences, covering the years 1567 to 1614, formerly preserved in the Registry of York, taken from a manuscript of Mr. W. Paver.

Contains hundreds of names of brides and grooms from all across Yorkshire. Also includes the intended place of marriage.
Essential for family historians researching Yorkshire ancestors.

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Code: ARA 28

The Northern Genealogist

Edited by A. Gibbons, F.S.A.

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Published between 1895-1903, these rare quarterly journals (also bound in six volumes) contain a fascinating mixture of transcripts, from the medieval period up to the 19th century (including manor court rolls, wills, parish registers, marriage bonds, lists of strays etc.) as well as family pedigrees. The coverage is particularly good for Yorkshire and Lincolnshire, but there are also records from several other East Midland and Northern counties of England. Over 1000 pages, separate indexes for each volume and full of historical detail.
Many hundreds of names listed.
A wonderful resource for family historians.

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Code: ARA 31

A List of the Roman Catholics in the County of York 1604

Transcribed and edited by Edward Peacock, F.S.A., 1872
Taken from the original manuscripts held in the Bodleian Library, with additional genealogical notes, this listing of Roman Catholic Recusants and Noncommunicants covers towns and villages all across Yorkshire.
Hundreds of names are featured, together with useful family and biographical details.
Includes indexes of persons and places.
An excellent resource for family historians with Yorkshire Catholic ancestors.

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Code: ARA 40

The Certificates of the Commissioners Appointed to Survey the Chantries, Guilds, Hospitals, etc. in the County of York. Parts 1 & 2.

Published by the Surtees Society, 1894-5

Taken from documents compiled for the Dissolution of the Chantries in 1546 and 1548, this transcription gives details of all the chantries throughout the length and breadth of Yorkshire, both inside churches and on the highways etc.
It gives the names of founders and incumbents of each chantry, plus a survey of its lands and possessions, together with names of tenants and rents paid.
Many hundreds of names of people are included, from all social classes.

Complete with a comprehensive index.
Useful for local and ecclesiastical historians.
An excellent resource for family historians with Yorkshire ancestors.
640 pages of real Tudor history.

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Code: ARA 50

Ducatus Lancastrle Pars Quarta - Calendar to the Pleadings 1834 from the fourteenth year to the end of the reign of Queen Elizabeth I. Vol III.

Published by Eyre & Spottiswoode, 1834.

Founded in the 13th century, the Duchy of Lancaster is a vast collection of land and property across England and Wales, held in trust for the Queen in her role as Duke of Lancaster. This book, covering the period c.1572-1603, forms a listing of court cases involving land, rent, tithes etc. in many counties, including - Lancashire, Derbyshire, Yorkshire, Staffordshire, Sussex, Gloucestershire, Hertfordshire, Carmarthernshire, Essex, Nottinghamshire, Berkshire, Norfolk etc. Many hundreds of names of people are included, from all social classes. Complete with extensive name and place indexes. 644 pages of fascinating historical detail. An outstanding Tudor resource for local and family historians.

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Code: ARA 58

Battles Fought in Yorkshire

by Alex. D. H. Leadman, F.S.A., L.R.C.P. and L.R.C.S. Edin.
Published in 1891

A historical and topographical series of articles on Yorkshire battles through the ages, drawn from original and contemporary sources.
Includes the battles of Stamford Bridge, Wakefield, Towton, Marston Moor etc.

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Code: ARA 67

The Yorkshire Textile Directory 1927-28

A comprehensive guide to the Yorkshire textile manufacturers. Arranged by towns, each entry gives the name of the mill and its owner(s), approximate number of spindles and looms, pay day, telegraphic address and telephone number. The book also contains an index of the towns and villages, a classified list of textile trades showing the manufacturers name and address, and also a list of types of fabrics.
A fascinating hand book, giving an insight into a once-great industry. Useful for local, social, economic and family historians.

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Code: ARA 136

Heraldic Visitation of the Northern Counties of England in 1530

By Thomas Tonge, Norry King of Arms.

With an appendix of other heraldic documents relating to the north of England.
Edited by W. Hylton Dyer Longstaffe, F.S.A.
Published in 1863.

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Code: ARA 139

Recusant Roll No. 1., 1592-3.

Contributed by M.M.C. Calthrop.
Published by the Catholic Record Society in 1916.

Transcripts in Latin of the Recusant Roll for 1592-3, for England and Wales, listed by county. Hundreds of names of Roman Catholic men and women are included. Complete with a useful index of names and places, in English. A fascinating aspect of Tudor religious history. An essential reference guide for family historians with Catholic ancestors.

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Code: ARA 150

Paupers in Workhouses
Ordered by The House of Commons to be printed 30 July 1861.

Returns "from each workhouse in England & Wales, of the name of every adult pauper in each workhouse who has been an inmate of the workhouse during a continuous period of five years; stating the amount of time that each of such inmates shall have been in the workhouse, and the reason assigned why such persons are unable to maintain themselves:"

This cd contains the full return arranged by county and workhouse plus the summary.

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Code: ARA 292

Yorkshire Lay Subsidy
Being a Fifteenth collected 30 Edward I (1301)

Edited by William Brown, B.A.
Published in 1897.

This book contains the Lay Subsidy returns for 1301 which survive.
It includes almost all of the North Riding, City of York, partial returns for Allertonshire and the Liberties of St. Mary's and St. Peter's York, only the wapentake between the Ouse and the Derwent for the East Riding, and nothing for the West Riding.
Arranged by wapentake, then by place.
Hundreds of names are included.
Useful source for medieval genealogy.

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Code: ARA 336

Dugdale's Visitation of Yorkshire, with additions.

Edited by J.W. Clay
Parts One to Ten of Twelve parts.
Published between 1894-1912

A large collection of pedigrees of Yorkshire gentry and titled families -mainly covering the period from the 16th to the 19th centuries - together with drawings of coats of arms.
Over 1000 pages of information.
Useful for genealogy..

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Code: ARA 363

Yorkshire Inquisitions. Volumes I - IV.

Edited by William Brown, F.S.A
Published between 1892-1906.

These four volumes comprise transcripts in English of Inquisitions Post Mortem - surveys of land and property after the death of a tenant-in-chief before transfer to the next heir. They cover various parts of Yorkshire during the period 1241-1306.
The transcripts give a wealth of detail about life under the feudal system with details of knightly families and in some cases, names of peasants living and working on their land.
Each volume has an index of names and places.
A useful resource for medieval genealogy.

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Code: ARA 396

The Yorkshire Archaeological Society. Record Series. Volume LXI
Miscellania Volume I

Edited by William Brown, F.S.A
Published between 1892-1906.

These four volumes comprise transcripts in English of Inquisitions Post Mortem - surveys of land and property after the death of a tenant-in-chief before transfer to the next heir. They cover various parts of Yorkshire during the period 1241-1306.
The transcripts give a wealth of detail about life under the feudal system with details of knightly families and in some cases, names of peasants living and working on their land.
Each volume has an index of names and places.
A useful resource for medieval genealogy.

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Code: ARA 402

A Series of the Decisions of the Court of the King's Bench

Published in 1768

A Series of the Decisions of the Court of the Kings Bench upon Settlement Cases ; From the Death of Lord Raymond in March 1732 : To which is added a complete abridgement of the substance of each case, and two tables of the names of them.
Covers settlement cases (from many areas of England) for the period 1732 to 1776.
These settlement cases, part of the old poor law system, arose to determine paupers, apprentices and others right, or otherwise,to settle in a parish.
The wealth of details make this CD useful for family history, local history and legal history.

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Code: ARA 404

Lawton’s Collections Relative to the Dioceses of York and Ripon Volumes I & II

Published in 1840

An attempt at an ecclesiastical topography of the county of York giving an account of every parish church and chapelry in the county.
Includes an account of the parish registers compiled from official returns. Notices of parochial Charities and Free grammar Schools plus details of what chantries existed prior to the reformation.

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Code: ARA 409

The Yorkshire Archaeological Journal.
Part 93 (published in 1916).
Part 114 (published in 1928).

A collection of articles about Yorkshire local history and archaeology.
Includes -
St. Helen's Church, Sandal Magna
The Mawdes of Riddlesden and Ilkley
The East Riding Clergy in 1525-6
The Chantry Chapels of Wakefield
The Ripon Carvers & the lost Choir-Stalls of Bridlington Priory
Ancient Heraldry in the Deanery of Catterick
The Roman Camps at Cawthorn, near Pickering etc.

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Code: ARA 410

The Annals of Yorkshire Volumes I & II.

(Of a two volume set)
Published in 1851and 1852.

A history of Yorkshire from the earliest period to 1852.
Volume One presents historical events both local and national that helped shape Yorkshire.
Volume Two restricts itself mainly to the market towns and biographical notices.
A useful reference for the family and the local historian with a complete chapter being devoted to the catastrophe at Holmfirth caused by the failure of the Biberry Reservoir.

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Code: ARA 424

Yorkshire Fines.

Tudor Period Part I - 1486-1570
Tudor Period Part III - 1583-1593
Stuart Period Part II - 1614-1625
Published between 1887-1917.

These three volumes comprise transcripts in English of Feet of Fines - transfers of land and property.
They cover various parts of Yorkshire during the period 1486-1625.
Hundreds of names of people are included.
Each volume has an index of names and places. Over 1000 pages of information. A useful resource for medieval genealogy.

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Code: ARA 474

Paver’s Marriage Licences Collection II

Edited by John Wm. Clay, F.S.A.
Published in 1909 & 1912.

Extracts from Marriage Licences, covering the years 1630 to 1714, formerly preserved in the Registry of York, taken from a manuscript of Mr. W. Paver.
Contains hundreds of names of brides and grooms from all across Yorkshire. Also includes the intended place of marriage.
Essential for family historians researching Yorkshire ancestors.

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Code: ARA 514

Poll Book for the County of York 1807

Published in 1807.

This Poll Book contains the names of those men entitled to vote and who they voted for.
It is arranged by wapentake and sub-divided into townships.
Useful for local and family history research.

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Code: ARA 515

Poll Book for the County of York 1741

Published in 1741.

This Poll Book contains the names of those men entitled to vote and who they voted for.
It is arranged alphabetically by surname.
Useful for local and family history research.

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Code: ARA 541

Bennett's Business Directory of Yorkshire 1898

Published in 1898.

This directory contains either alphabetical or classified listings of tradespeople for the following places in Yorkshire -
Barnsley, Batley, Bedale, Beverley, Bingley, Boroughbridge, Boston Spa, Bradford, Bridlington, Brighouse, Castleford, Cleckheaton, Dewsbury, Doncaster, Driffield, Elland, Filey, Goole, Guisborough, Halifax, Harrogate, Hawes, Hebden Bridge, Heckmondwike, Hedon, Hornsea, Howden, Huddersfield, Hull, Ilkley, Keighley, Knaresborough, Leeds, Leyburn, Malton, Market Weighton, Meltham, Mexborough, Middlesborough, Milnsbridge, Normanton, Northallerton, Ossett, Otley, Ovenden, Pateley Bridge, Pickering, Pocklington, Pontefract, Queensbury, Redcar, Richmond, Ripon, Ripponden, Rotherham, Saltaire, Scarborough, Selby, Settle, Sheffield, Shipley, Skipton, Sowerby Bridge, Stainland, Swinton, Tadcaster, Thornaby-on-Tees, Thorne, Wakefield, Wath-on-Dearne, West Vale, Wetherby, Whitby, Wilsden and York.

There are also many interesting advertisements.
Useful for local and family history research.

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Code: ARA 564

Yorkshire Deeds 12th -17th Centuries and Wills in the York Registry 1554-1568

Two books on one CD

Yorkshire Deeds, Volume III.
Edited by William Brown. Published in 1922.
A collection of transcripts of deeds relating to land and property in Yorkshire and elsewhere between the 12th-17th centuries.

Wills in the York Registry 1554-1568
Published in 1893.
An alphabetical index of wills proved at York during the period 1554-1568. Includes persons from Yorkshire as well as Nottinghamshire.
Also includes an index of Letters of Administration 1553-1568.
Many names of men and women are included in the deeds and wills.
A useful resource for genealogy.

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Code: ARA 571

Yorkshire Star Chamber Proceedings, Volumes I, II, III & IV

Four books on one CD

Published between 1909 - 1927

These four volumes contains transcripts in English of the proceedings of the Court of Star Chamber during the 15th and 16th centuries.
The various legal cases cover land disputes, assaults, etc. and are full of interesting detail, with many names of men and women included.
Over 800 pages of information.
A useful resource for Yorkshire genealogy.

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Code: ARA 574

A Topographical and Historical Description of the County of York.

Published in 1819.

by John Bigland.

Containing an account of Yorkshire's towns, cathedrals, castles, antiquities, churches, monuments, public edifices, picturesque scenery, the residences of the nobility and gentry, etc.Published in 1819.
Accompanied by biographical notices of eminent and learned men to whom this county has given birth.
(Please note, the maps and plates are missing from this book).
Useful for Yorkshire local history.

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Code: ARA 580

The Catholic Record Society Miscellanea V

Published in 1909.

Miscellanea V includes -
Abbess Neville's Annals of Five Communities of English Benedictine Nuns in Flanders 1598-1687
The Will of Christopher Stonehouse of Dunsley, Whitby c.1564-1631
A List of Convicted Recusants in the Reign of King Charles II (arranged by county).
Covering - Bedfordshire, Berkshire, Cambridgeshire, Huntingdonshire, Dorsetshire, Essex, Hertfordshire, Lancashire, Yorkshire, London & Middlesex, Surrey, Devon, Norfolk, Newcastle-upon-Tyne, Somerset, Suffolk, Staffordshire, Hampshire, Sussex, Wiltshire and Kent.
Catholic Registers of Crondon Park, Essex c.1759-1831
Catholic Registers of Lulworth Castle, Dorset 1755-1840
Also includes an index of Persons and Places

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