Yorkshire Parish Registers

NEWSPAPER EXTRACTS, LETTERS & STORIES

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Beverley Corporation Minutes Books 1707-1835 - researched and edited by K.A.MacMahon, MA - Lots of local names  £5 

Blockhouses of Kingston Upon Hull - by Joseph H. Hirst, originally published 1913  -History of the Castle and Blockhouses and Who Went There  £5 

Boer War Letters 1899-1902  by Della Petch - A collection of Boer War Letters, written by soldiers and news of local soldiers extracted from the Driffield Times newspaper. Covers October 1899-May 1902  £5

Celebrities of The Yorkshire Wolds - by Frederick Ross, originally published 1878  £5 

Driffield Times BMD 1861-1901  by Della Petch - A collection of birth, marriage & death announcements from the Driffield Times newspaper. Covers 1861-1901, with a few scattered years afterward  £10

Driffield Times Newspaper Extracts 1861-1870  by Della Petch - A collection of newspaper articles from the Driffield Times newspaper with reference to local families. Over 1,100 indexed entries, sorted by surname. £5

Driffield Times Newspaper Extracts 1871-1880  by Della Petch - A collection of newspaper articles from the Driffield Times newspaper with reference to local families. Over 900 indexed entries, sorted by surname.  £5

Driffield Times Newspaper Extracts 1881-1890  by Della Petch - A collection of newspaper articles from the Driffield Times newspaper with reference to local families. Over 1,000 indexed entries, sorted by surname.  £5

Driffield Times Newspaper Extracts 1891-1900  by Della Petch - A collection of newspaper articles from the Driffield Times newspaper with reference to local families. Over 1,100 indexed entries, sorted by surname.  £5

Driffield Times Newspaper Extracts 1901-1956  by Della Petch - A collection of newspaper articles from the Driffield Times newspaper with reference to local families. Over 500 indexed entries, sorted by surname.  £5

East Yorkshire Quarter Session Bastardy and Recognizance Orders 1707-1750 - like a bail bond - the father is to appear at next Quarter Sessions and case continued until child born. In most cases, lists the father's name, occupation and residence, mother's name  and residence.   £5 

East Yorkshire Quarter Session Bastardy and Recognizance Orders 1780-1799    - like a bail bond - the father is to appear at next Quarter Sessions and case continued until child born. In most cases, lists the father's name, occupation and residence, mother's name  and residence.   £5 

East Yorkshire Quarter Session Bastardy and Recognizance Orders 1800-1839    - like a bail bond - the father is to appear at next Quarter Sessions and case continued until child born.  In most cases, lists the father's name, occupation and residence, mother's name  and residence.  £5 

East Yorkshire Quarter Session Bastardy and Recognizance Orders 1849-1858, 1868-1878   - like a bail bond - the father is to appear at next Quarter Sessions and case continued until child born. In most cases, lists the father's name, occupation and residence, mother's name  and residence.  £5 

Primitive Methodism on the Yorkshire Wolds - by Rev. H. Woodcock, 1889 - History of Methodism from 1739. Many local names mentioned.  £5 

Tales of the Sea  complied by W. Sharrah, transcribed by Della Petch - An account of the great storm in Bridlington Bay in 1871 when thirty vessels were wrecked and over seventy sailors perished. Includes other incidents of the sea including wrecks at Whitby, Filey, Flamborough and Hull.   £5

World War I 1914-1920 - Letters From the Front   complied by Della Petch - Letters written by locals serving in the front lines and other regions during WWI and published in the Driffield Times newspaper. Also included are other news items concerning the wounded, promotions and medals.   £5

World War II 1939-1947 - Letters From the Front   complied by Della Petch - Letters written by locals serving in the front lines and other regions during WWII and published in the Driffield Times newspaper. Also included are other news items concerning the wounded, promotions and medals.    £5

York Castle Criminal Chronology 1379-1867   complied by Della Petch - Accounts of criminals convicted and executed at the County Assizes .   £5

Yorkshire Marriage Bonds 1613-1725  transcribed by Della Petch - Name of groom, age, abode, name of bride, age, abode, date of bond, church/chapelry.   £5