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YORKSHIRE

England,

United Kingdom

 

INTRODUCTION

SURNAMES

GAZETTEER OF LOCALITIES

ANCESTRAL GENSITE(S)

WEBSITE RESOURCES

IMAGE GALLERY

 

INTRODUCTION

    

     Yorkshire is a historic county of northern England and the largest in Great Britain. Because of its great size, over time functions have increasingly been undertaken by its subdivisions, which have been subject to periodic reform. Throughout these changes Yorkshire has continued to function as a recognised territory and cultural region.[2][3] The name is familiar and well-understood across the United Kingdom and is in common use, featuring in the title of current areas of civil administration such as Yorkshire and the Humber.

     Throughout much of history, Yorkshire has played a prominent role in Great Britain. The Brigantes, who were the largest Celtic Briton tribe held it as their heartland. The Romans made Eboracum, later to be named York, from which the county derives its name, the capital of Britannia Inferior, one of the provinces of Roman Britain.[4] The area was an independent Viking kingdom known as Jórvík for

 

around a century, before being taken by England. Most of the modern day large cities were founded during the Norman period.[5]

     The county covered just under 6,000 square miles (15,000 km˛) in 1831[6] and the modern day Yorkshire and the Humber region has a population of around five million.[7] Yorkshire is widely considered to be the greenest area in England, due to both the vast rural countryside of the Yorkshire Dales, North York Moors and some of the major cities,[8][9] this has led to Yorkshire being nicknamed God's Own County.[10][11]

     The emblem of Yorkshire is the White Rose of the House of York, the most common flag representative of Yorkshire is the White Rose on a dark blue background.[12] Yorkshire Day, held on August 1, is a celebration of the general culture of Yorkshire, ranging from its history to its own language.[13]

 

YORKSHIRE,

England

SURNAMES

The following are surnames of persons, found within our databases,

recognized as having been either born, married or died in this location.

McVicker; Moreland; Pinnell; Scruggs and allied families

Booker;   Bracken;   Howson;   Monte;   Wade;   Yaroborough

Bozarth; Peiffer; Quigley; Rhubart and allied families

 

Dellinger; Knecht; Pfeffer; Silar and allied families

 

To find out more about each surname listed above click on the corresponding LINK.

Additional information regarding these surnames may also be found at:

Surname Locator Resources

YORKSHIRE, England, UK

GAZETTEER OF LOCALITIES

The list below will assist in your research regarding the matching of your ancestor’s birth, marriage, death dates and in what locality of this county these events may have occurred.

 Source:  Wikipedia

 

North Riding of Yorkshire

1. Gilling West
2. Hang West
3. Gilling East
4. Hang East
5. Allertonshire
6. Halikeld
7. Langbaurgh West

Wapentakes

8. Birdforth
9. Bulmer
10. Rydale
11. Langbaurgh East
12. Whitby Strand
13. Pickering Lythe

East Riding of Yorkshire

1. Ouse and Derwent
2. Buckrose
3. Harthill Wilton Beacon
4. Harthill Holme Beacon
5. Howdenshire
6. Harthill Hunsley Beacon

Wapentakes

7. Harthill Bainton Beacon
8. Dickering
9. Holderness North
10. Kingston-upon-Hull
(county corporate)
11. Holderness Middle
12. Holderness South

West Riding of Yorkshire

1.     Ewcross

2.     Staincliffe West

3.     Staincliffe East

4.     Claro Lower

5.     Strafforth and Tickhill Lower

6.     Morley

7.     Skyrack Upper

Wapentakes

8.        Claro Upper

9.        Skyrack Lower

10.    Barkston Ash

11.    Agbrigg

12.    Staincross

13.    Osgoldcross

14. Strafforth and Tickhill Upper

The red star in the map below designates the location of the seat of government for this locality.

Source: MapQuest

 

 

NORTH YORKSHIRE,

England

ANCESTRAL GENSITE(S)

 

BURNSALL PARISH

CLAPHAM

KILNSEY

SLAIDBURN

 

BURNSALL PARISH

CLAPHAM

KILNSEY

 

 

LOCATION OF IDENTIFIED SITE(s)

SEE NORTH YORKSHIRE WEBPAGE

DIRECTIONS TO IDENTIFIED SITE(s), (MapQuest)

SEE NORTH YORKSHIRE WEBPAGE

INTERNET WEB LINK(s)

SEE NORTH YORKSHIRE WEBPAGE

FAMILY HISTORY NOTES

SEE NORTH YORKSHIRE WEBPAGE

 

 

SLAIDBURN

 

 

LOCATION OF IDENTIFIED SITE(s)

SEE LANCASHIRE WEBPAGE

DIRECTIONS TO IDENTIFIED SITE(s), (MapQuest)

SEE LANCASHIRE WEBPAGE

INTERNET WEB LINK(s)

SEE LANCASHIRE WEBPAGE

FAMILY HISTORY NOTES

SEE LANCASHIRE WEBPAGE

    

 

 

 

 

LOCATION OF IDENTIFIED SITE(s)

 

DIRECTIONS TO IDENTIFIED SITE(s), (MapQuest)

 

INTERNET WEB LINK(s)

 

FAMILY HISTORY NOTES

 

    

 

YORKSHIRE,

England

WEBSITE RESOURCES

The following are links to websites that will provide you with specific genealogical information to assist with your research for this county.  For more web links  see this county at  Cyndi's List - U.K. Sites.

Use the following LINKS to find more information that may pertain to this location.

·         Website & Webpages We Like

·         United Kingdom - Wikipedia

·         Free Genealogy Search Help For Google

·         United Kingdom and Ireland - rootsweb.com

·        Cyndi's List - United Kingdom & Ireland Index

·        IGI Batch Numbers - British Isles and North America

·        Genealogy SiteFinder: United Kingdom

·        GENUKI: UK & Ireland Genealogy

YORKSHIRE,

England

IMAGE GALLERY

During our research we have collected images and photographs that are of general interest to a variety of localities.  Some of them are presented on this website because we believe they tend to provide the reader with additional information which may aid in the understanding of our ancestors past lives.

 

aerial view - City of York, England

 

If you have any photographs or other images relating to this ancestral

 location we would greatly appreciate hearing from you.

 

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ANCESTRAL LOCATION PHOTOGRAPHS and IMAGES

 

CONTACT INFORMATION

Email

Pony Express:

Tom
27 Christopher Dr.
Burton, NB E2V3H4
Canada

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Snail mail:

Fred
889 Dante Ct.
Mantua, NJ 08051

USA