Focus on Knaresborough: Images of People

By Gwyneth Endersby, Record Assistant The people of Knaresborough are represented both formally and informally in historic photographs within our collections. Portrayed are individuals, family or friendship groups, official groups, and social gatherings at town events – each scene captured at a particular place and point in time. The vast majority of Knaresborough images we… Read More Focus on Knaresborough: Images of People

The Fitzwilliam Family of Malton Archive: 1593-1956

By Gail Falkingham, Record Assistant For anyone studying the history of Malton, the collections of the North Yorkshire County Record Office contain a variety of records which provide information on the town, its buildings and inhabitants over the past four hundred years. One of the largest collections relating to Malton is the Fitzwilliam archive [ref:… Read More The Fitzwilliam Family of Malton Archive: 1593-1956

Focus on Knaresborough: Estate and private collections

By Gwyneth Endersby, Record Assistant The estate and private records we hold for Knaresborough are broad ranging in both subject matter and date; yet it’s also fair to say that, in terms of physical extent, the majority of these deposits are comparatively small against those we hold for other places in North Yorkshire. Most possess… Read More Focus on Knaresborough: Estate and private collections