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York Peculiars original probate documents available on Origins.net

Obtaining copies of the original probate documents for York Peculiars Probate Collection 1383-1857 has now been made easier and cheaper. Most of the York Peculiars Probate records held at The Borthwick Institute for Archives have been digitised, and National Wills … Continue reading

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Ever wished you had said “Sorry” or forgotten to say “Thank You”

Copy of request received from “Wall to Wall” makers of “Who do you think you are?” ========================================================== As you know, I work for a television production company called Wall to Wall, one of the UK’s leading independent production companies with … Continue reading

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Pauline Litton receives her MBE

Pauline Litton, President of the Society, received her MBE from Prince of Wales at Buckingham Palace on 10th May 2013.

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The Ancient Royal Hunting Forest of Knaresborough

Dave Hunt, Chairman of the Knaresborough Historical Society to launch ‘The History & Hikes of the Ancient Royal Hunting Forest of Knaresborough’ by Mike Brough on Thursday 30th May 2013 at Knarebrough Library. ARHF poster

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Family & Local History Extravaganza – 21st September 2013

Please see the attached flyers providing more details on the Family History fair in Doncaster on 21st September 2013. Look forward to seeing you there.Family History Extravaganza

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Research Request – ELLILOT(T) family

We have received the following request for assistance in researching the Elliot(t) family who listed in Knaresborough.   Letter to Family History Society Harrogate requesting help with researching the above family.

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Support for mobile devices

We have now added support to browse the web site from tablet devices, such as iPad.  The main change you will see is associated with menus.  Where a menu item, has a sub-list of menu items, the first tap will … Continue reading

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Ladies luncheon – April 16th

We have a ladies luncheon coming up on Tuesday 16th April at the Old Swan Hotel in Harrogate to celebrate the Queen’s Birthday and the 60th anniversary of her coronation this year. We have Colin Anderson as our guest speaker … Continue reading

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