This section lists county associations of Yorkshire - West Riding providing details about each one and what resources and publications they offer.
Wakefield and District FHS:
32 Blenheim Road
Founded in 1997 by people wishing to further their interest in genealogical research, the Society now has approximately 500 members worldwide.
Their aim is to promote and encourage the study of genealogy, especially for people living in the area of Wakefield Metropolitan District Council or for people who have connections to the area.
The Society transcribes and makes available numerous indexes from records such as census returns, newspapers, parish records and trade directories.
Some tithe maps are accessible on the site, which include:
Some photographs are available, and these can be purchased form the Society.
Many publications are available for sale, which incorporate:
Wharfedale Family History Group:
Address (Membership Secretary):
Mr Stanley Merridew
206 Moseleywood Gardens
The group was founded in 1980 and is open to anyone who wishes to trace their genealogy. If you have roots in the Wharfedale area, or further afield, you will find encouragement and help in your research by joining this group.
A list of places in Wharfedale is accessible on the site.
Some publications are sold by the Society, which include:
Yeadon Township records include: