Bedfordshire Goals:  1: Research and Records   2: Archives and Libraries   3: Vital and Census Records   4: Church and Cemetery Records   5: Probate, Land and Court   6: Maps and Gazetteers   7: Newspapers   8: Websites   9: Search Records   10: Get Help  



England—Yorkshire

Explore research in Yorkshire.


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Goal 1: Learn about Yorkshire research and records.


Choices:

A. Get started with research for your Yorkshire ancestors.

  1. Learn about finding your ancestors in Yorkshire.
    FS Wiki: Yorkshire England Genealogy
  2. Trace your ancestors in East Riding, Yorkshire, in this guide.
    How Do I Start Tracing My Family Hsitory?
  3. Explore the Dusty Docs site for the Yorkshire areas of East Riding or North Riding or West Riding.






Goal 2: Learn about Yorkshire archives and libraries.


Choices:

A. Learn about Yorkshire archives and libraries.

  1. Learn about Yorkshire archives and libraries in this FamilySearch Wiki article.
    FS—Wiki: Yorkshire Archives and Libraries
  2. Explore the archives and libraries link on the GenUKI Yorkshire site.
  3. Browse the Yorkshire archives on the East Riding of Yorkshire Council site.
  4. Search for free online books on Yorkshire research on the FamilySearch site.




Goal 3: Learn about Yorkshire civil registration, BMD, and census records.


Choices:

A. Explore Yorkshire civil registration.

  1. Explore Yorkshire civil registration on the Gen UKI site.
  2. Browse the Yorkshire registration districts on the Gen UKI site.
  3. Explore Berkshire birth records on the Yorkshire BMD site.
  4. Explore Berkshire marriage records on the Yorkshire BMD site.
  5. Explore Berkshire death records on the Yorkshire BMD site.
  6. Search the FreeBMD UK site for BMD records.

B. Explore Yorkshire census records.

  1. Learn about Yorkshire Census Surname Indexes in FamilySearch.
    FS Wiki: Census Surname Indexes
  2. Explore Yorkshire census records on the Gen UKI site.


Goal 4: Learn about Yorkshire church and cemetery records.


Choices:

A. Learn about Yorkshire church records.

  1. Get an overview of Yorkshire church records in this article.
    FS—Yorkshire Church Records
  2. Explore the church records link on the GenUKI Yorkshire site.
  3. Learn about parish registers and Non-Conformist records on the East Riding of Yorkshire Council site.
  4. Use this parish page to explore parish records in Yorkshire.

B. Explore Yorkshire cemetery records.

  1. Search the FindaGrave site for cemetery records.
  2. Search the BillionGraves site for cemetery records.


Goal 5: Learn about Yorkshire probate and land records.


Choices:

A. Learn about Yorkshire probate and land records.

  1. Learn about Yorkshire probate records in this FamilySearch Wiki article.
    FS—Wiki: Yorkshire Probate Records
  2. Learn more about land and property records on the GenUKI Yorkshire site.
  3. Learn more about probate records on the GenUKI Yorkshire site.
  4. Learn about house and property history on the East Riding of Yorkshire Council site.
  5. Explore deeds by surname on the FamilyDeeds site.


Goal 6: Learn about Yorkshire maps and gazetteers.


Choices:

A. Explore Yorkshire maps and gazetteers.

  1. Learn about Yorkshire maps in this FamilySearch Wiki article.
    FS—Wiki: Yorkshire Maps
  2. Explore the David Rumsey collection of Yorkshire maps.
  3. Learn about maps on the East Riding of Yorkshire Council site.
  4. Explore the maps link on the GenUKI Yorkshire site.
  5. Explore the gazetteers link on the GenUKI Yorkshire site.
  6. Explore the online Gazetteer on the GenUKI site.


Goal 7: Learn about Yorkshire newspapers.


Choices:

A. Explore Yorkshire newspapers.

  1. Learn about Yorkshire newspapers.
    FS—Wiki: Yorkshire Maps
  2. Search Yorkshire newspapers in the ABYZ News Link site.
  3. Explore the newspaper records link on the GenUKI Yorkshire site.


Goal 8: Explore additional websites for research.


Choices:

A. There are a number of websites with valuable resources for Yorkshire research.

  1. Explore online resources in the East Riding of Yorkshire Council site.
  2. Explore links in Cyndi's List.
  3. Explore links in GenealogyLinks.net.


Goal 9: Search records from Yorkshire.


Choices:

A. Explore record collections.

  1. Use the England Record Selection Table to decide on records to search.
    FS—England Record Selection Table
  2. Explore the FamilySearch page for online genealogy records.
  3. Explore collections on the Findmypast site.
  4. Explore additional record collections in Ancestry.


Goal 10: Get help with your Yorkshire research.


Choices:

A. Use Facebook pages to get answers to your questions.

  1. Visit the Yorkshire Genealogy page on Facebook.
  2. Visit the East Yorkshire Family History Society page on Facebook.

B. Join a mailing list or message board for Yorkshire research.

  1. Join the RootsChat forum and post questions about Yorkshire research.
  2. Search the RootsWeb site for Yorkshire research mailing lists.
  3. Explore the Yorkshire research mailing lists on Cyndi's List.

C. Learn about Yorkshire genealogy societies.

  1. Learn about genealogy societies in Yorkshire in this FamilySearch Wiki article.
    FS—Wiki: Yorkshire Societies
  2. Explore genealogy societies on the GenUKI Yorkshire site.
  3. Explore English genealogy society sites on Cyndi's list.