Did you know that we regularly receive material to add to our archive collections? Our latest blog coincides with our new temporary exhibition, in which you can see a wide range of items that have recently been added to our collections – from 600 year old deeds to items from the 1982 Eurovision Song Contest when it was held in Harrogate in 1982. … Read More New collections: From 600 year old deeds to the Eurovision Song Contest!
This post by Gail Falkingham explores the designed landscape of Kiplin Hall using maps, surveys and correspondence.… Read More The Gardens and Designed Landscape of Kiplin Hall
This guest post has been contributed by Ken Porteus and Laurie Reed of the Thornton le Street History Group and focuses on their project to interpret tithe maps and apportionments.… Read More Roads to the Past: Interpreting Tithe information
By Gail Falkingham, Record Assistant A great place to start with any research is to look at historic maps and plans of an area. The Fitzwilliam archive contains a number of historic maps dating from 1770 to 1846. Some of these show both Old and New Malton, whilst others focus on a particular site or… Read More Focus on Malton: Maps and Plans
We would like to take this opportunity to thank all of our volunteers, who before lockdown, were supporting the Record Office on a number of projects. “Our Record Office volunteers give over 4,000 hours of their time every year to help to open up access to the county’s amazing documentary heritage. In this, Volunteers Week,… Read More Volunteers Week 2020
Maps and Plans The County Record Office holds thousands of historic maps and plans covering North Yorkshire dating from the 16th to the 20th centuries. These holdings include substantial collections of parish tithe maps, enclosure maps and historic Ordnance Survey maps. Maps can also be found in estate archives, local authority archives, parish collections and… Read More Focus on Whitby Records – Part 4