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North Yorkshire CRO – Spring 2016 Newsletter

Please click on the link to view the North Yorkshire County Records Office Newsletter. Spring 2016

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Workhouse Connections – Were your family in the Workhouse? Family History Event 24 & 25 Feb 2015

Workhouse Connections-Family History Event, Ripon  Fri 24 February and Sat 25 February 2015   1 IN 10 PEOPLE HAVE AN ANCESTOR WHO WAS IN A WORKHOUSE. ARE YOU ONE OF THEM? Discover if there are any workhouse connections in your family … Continue reading

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William Hall Motorcycle Dealer 1975

Does anyone have any knowledge of a motorcycle dealer who operated from 12 Regent Street in Harrogate in 1975?  The Society has received an enquiry and would be grateful for any help.

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Local and Family History Day – 15th March 2014

Saturday 15th March 2014 at the Pavilions of Harrogate  (sat nav postcode: HG2 8QZ). Open 10am to 4pm. All day café, free parking and free shuttle bus from Harrogate Railway Station. For more information or to book your place at … Continue reading

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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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Family business

Hi, I hope someone may be able to help me. I am doing research into the family history. An ancestor, I believe, used to own a shop at 38 Parliament Street, Harrogate in the 1930’s. I wondered if there exists any records … Continue reading

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Filmed and Not Forgotten

We have received the following email from the Yorkshire Film Archive. We are just getting in touch to draw your attention to a WWI project that’s being conducted by the Yorkshire Film Archive in the run-up to the Centenary commemorations … 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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