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Sources for Local and Family History

A brief listing of the sources available at the Local Studies Library for use in local and family history research.

  • Biographies of local people
  • Burial Indexes
  • CD Rom Collection
  • Census Indexes 1851,1871, 1881, 1891
  • Census Returns 1841-1901 (with access to 1911 on the Internet) 
  • Company Reports
  • Council Minutes 1905-To Date
  • Dictionaries and Indexes
  • Electoral Registers 1899-To Date
  • Family History Guides
  • Family History Journals
  • Local Acts of Parliament
  • Local Authors' works
  • Local History Guides
  • Local Newspapers From 1786-To Date
  • Maps including Ordnance Survey from 1852
  • Microfiche Sources
  • Miners' Strike Collection
  • Monumental Inscriptions
  • Official Reports
  • Offprint Collection
  • Photographic Collection
  • Poll Books and Burgess Rolls
  • Population Figures
  • Theses and Dissertations
  • Trade and Sales Catalogues
  • Trade Directories
  • Transcripts of original material
  • Unpublished works
  • Yesterday Today Journal
  • Yorkshire Archaeological Society Journal & Record Series
  • Yorkshire Parish Register Society Publications   

     

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