Focus on Knaresborough

The Knaresborough Militia books by Gwyneth Endersby, Record Assistant Within the township records of the Knaresborough District Council collection are the Constables’ records (1766-1820). These are principally accounts of expenditure, and include two account books relating to the town’s militia. Dated 1807-1811 and 1810-1813 respectively, they record payments to substitute and balloted men and to… Read More Focus on Knaresborough

Focus on Knaresborough – Part 1

By Gwyneth Endersby, Record Assistant The Township records of Knaresborough District Council With the re-organisation of county boundaries in 1974, Knaresborough became part of North Yorkshire having lain formerly in the West Riding. As a result, certain records pertaining to the town were transferred from the archives of West Yorkshire to the North Yorkshire County… Read More Focus on Knaresborough – Part 1