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

Focus on Richmond records – Part 2

By Linda Turnbull, Archivist Parish Records (PR/RM) Parish registers The most well-known ecclesiastical records are probably the registers of the parish church, in which were recorded baptisms, marriages and burials. Our collections include some 50 registers of baptisms, marriages and burials conducted at Richmond parish church from 1556 to 2002 (baptisms), 2017 (marriages) and 2010… Read More Focus on Richmond records – Part 2