Whites Directory 1838 extracted by Jeannie Muller

Pigot's 1834 Commercial Directory for Ecclesfield

Pigot's 1834 Commercial Directory for Wadsley, Bradfield, & Stannington 
(including Bolsterstone, Deepcar, Stocksbridge and Midhope)

Baines's Directory of 1822 for Ecclesfield  (including Bolsterstone)

Baines's Directory of 1822 for Penistone (including Midhope and Hunshelfe)

Historical Directories

SHAW in Bradfield. Marriages extracted by Brenda Kunze with list of spouses' surnames.

SHAW Burials and Christenings extracted by Brenda Kunze 

Quaker intentions of marriage, 1680-1802. Wooldale, High Flatts and Midhope    87kb

This site links to Workhouses within the United Kingdom, including the poor laws, the way of life for the inmates, and the buildings which served the poor. In contrast to the Workhouses,  were the Voluntary or subscription Hospitals, many of which are included on this site. Many "inmates" were also transferred to Lunatic Asylums, Orphanages, Almshouses, Prisons, Colonies or Cottage Homes. 

A List of Coal Mines    

A Note of the names of suche Persons  who did weare Hatts & not Cappes in Sheffeld Churche  1577

REPORT by JELINGER C. SYMONS Esq., on the Employment of Children and Young Persons in the Mines and Collieries of the West Riding of Yorkshire, and on the State, Condition and Treatment of such Children and Young Persons.

Parishes in Sheffield Diocese

Servants at Wincobank Hall, Sheffield (1817 - c 1840 )

My Yorkshire links

Eric Youle's great site

The surname WAINWRIGHT and a History of Penistone

Broomhead explained

For more information about general research and mailings lists see my Newbie pages.

Sheffield and District Family History Society

West Riding of Yorkshire Surname List Originally Compiled by Tana Willis Johnson and now maintained by Magdalena Gorrell Guimaraens

EVERYTHING about family research in Yorkshire at GENUKI maintained by Colin Hinson
including guides for beginners.

The internet's oldest and largest FREE genealogy site. ROOTSWEB

Cyndi's List of Genealogy Sites on the Internet  More than 168,000 links !

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