Lancelott Veritie will 1605 009 - Copy (2)

Yorkshire Ancestors

Family History Research

288.15 Sheffield (Hillsborough) 1902 - Introduction by Sylvia Pybus.  Covers Wardsend Steel Works, Hillsborough Park, Niagra Grounds, Wardsend House, Wadsley Bridge and Railway Station.
Sheffield Area
282.15 High Green & Thorncliffe 1903 - Introduction by Melvyn Jones.  Double-sided map to include Thorncliffe Iron Works and Colliery, also part of Chapeltown.
Rotherham Area
161.12 Great Driffield 1909 - Introduction by Susan & David Neave.  Covers Railway Station, Cemetery, St John's Church, Highfield, Driffield Union Workhouse and Easterfield House.
Hull & North Humberside
262.12 Royston 1904 - Introduction by Alan Godfrey.  Includes St John the Baptist's Church, Manor House, Royston Bridge and Notton for Royston Station.
Barnsley Area
277.13a Doncaster (North) 1903 - Introduction by Clive Howarth, with notes about the OS map by Richard Oliver.  From High St northward, including Wheatley and Willow Bridge.
Doncaster Area
234.07 Castleford 1905 - Introduction by Gordon Dickinson.  Really covers northern part of town, including church, Carlton Street, Wheldale collieries and Basin, River Aire, Castleford Cut, Whitwood railway branch.
Wakefield Area
187.06 Otley 1906 - Introduction by Suzanne Grahame.  Good coverage of this town, including station, Market Place, Otley Bridge
Leeds Area
232.01 Hunsworth 1905 - Introduction by Alan Godfrey.  Covers Copley House, Oakroyd Hall , Drub, Hunsworth Lodge, North Bierley Joint Hospital and Valley Pit.
Huddersfield and Kirklees
185.16 Keighley (North) 1913 - Introduction by Alan Godfrey.  Covers the northern half of the town, including Cliffe Castle, Devonshire Park, Town Hall Square, station, Aireworth, Vioctoria Park, Thwaites, Stockbridge, West Riddlesden.
Bradford & Halifax
32.07 Whiby 1911 - Introduction by G C Dickinson.  Covers area west of station, including Excursion stn, Falsgrave, Gladstone Rd, Cemetery, Scalby Road Brick Works and west to Throxenby Hall.
North Yorkshire
The following maps are available for the Teeside and Cleveland area:
Teeside and Cleveland
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Birth, Marriage and Death Records by David Annal and Audrey Collins
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Tracing Your Army Ancestors by Simon Fowler (2nd Edition)
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Tracing Your Ancestors by Simon Fowler
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Tracing Your Ancestors through Death Records by Celia Heritage