Here are a list of local organisations who made be able to aid your research
Harrogate Register Office - a link into North Yorkshire County Council's website covering marriages but but details on the Harrogate office along with details of other registry offices in North Yorkshire.
Harrogate Register Office
31 Park Parade
Tel: 01609 780780 (for appointments)
Email: Harrogate Registrars Office
Local area libraries - a link to North Yorkshire County Council's website listing all libraries in the county and their contact details.
Tel: 01609 536658
Tel: 01609 533610
Harrogate Family History Centre - a link to FamilySearch's website which gives details of various databases on-line and the microfilmed records available for loan, as well as Family History Centre locations nationally and internationally, with their opening times.
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints
Harrogate, HG2 7SA
Tel: 01423 886537 (for appointments), During open hours Tuesday & Thursday, 7 - 9pm.
Cemeteries - a link to Harrogate Borough Council's website listing all Council run cemeteries and the dates they opened. These cemeteries are in addition to church graveyards.
Tel: 01423 883523
North Yorkshire Records' Office - a link to North Yorkshire County Council's website which lists the archives held and contact details.
Tel: 01609 777585
West Yorkshire Archives - a link to WYA website in Wakefield, they have offices in Bradford, Leeds, Calderdale and Kirklees.
Tel: 01924 305980
Tel: 0113 214 5814
Tel: 01274 435099
Borthwick Institute- a link to the Borthwick Institute in York . Contains one of the biggest archive repositories outside London.
University of Yorkshire
Tel: 01904 321166
Federation of Family History Society - a link to their website.
Ackrill Newspapers - publishers of the Harrogate Advertiser.
Ackrill Newspapers Ltd
Tel: 01423 564321
Back copies of the newspaper can be seen at Harrogate library's local studies section.
Note: these are not full copies of the newspaper but do contain major events as well as births, deaths and marriages together with sporting results etc. There is excellent coverage of World War I which includes a photo of most soldiers who went to war from the Harrogate and surrounding area. Do telephone ahead to make a reservation for a fiche reader.