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To determine the various jurisdictions of a place-name in Yorkshire, the use of this [http://maps.familysearch.org interactive map ]to find each jurisdiction will be helpful.  
 
To determine the various jurisdictions of a place-name in Yorkshire, the use of this [http://maps.familysearch.org interactive map ]to find each jurisdiction will be helpful.  
  
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==== Civil Districts  ====
  
Here's an outstanding interactive [http://maps.familysearch.org/ Jurisdictions Map] which provides an amazing perspective while researching in Yorkshire and its parishes.
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*[http://www.ukbmd.org.uk/genuki/reg/nry.htm List of Yorkshire North Riding Civil Registration Districts]
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*[http://www.ukbmd.org.uk/genuki/reg/ery.htm List of Yorkshire East Riding Civil Registration Districts]
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*[http://www.ukbmd.org.uk/genuki/reg/wry.htm List of Yorkshire West Riding Civil Registration Districts]
  
 
=== Websites<br>  ===
 
=== Websites<br>  ===

Revision as of 20:08, 11 May 2016

Yorkshire Wiki Topics
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Beginning Research
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Yorkshire Background
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Guide to Yorkshire ancestry, family history and genealogy parish registers, transcripts, census records, birth records, marriage records, and death records.

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County Information[edit | edit source]

Yorkshire (abbreviated Yorks) is an historic maritime county of northern England and the largest in the United Kingdom. ...Yorkshire has been ruled by Celts, Romans, Danes, Normans, and Britons, and has its own distinct culture which is celebrated by its citizens. Yorkshire is divided into “Ridings,” or smaller governmental divisions: North Riding of Yorkshire, West Riding of Yorkshire, and East Riding of Yorkshire. Genealogical and family records may refer to Yorkshire as a whole, or to one particular Riding. ...The spoken language in Yorkshire is a dialect of English known as Tyke, and dialects differ between ridings and even from village to village, though in modern times the differences between localities has become less pronounced. This does not generally affect civil or parish records, though it may affect family histories and other informal documents. ...The geography of Yorkshire has also influenced its people. Yorkshire is a very green county, with coastal areas, hills, valleys, and forests. The North York Moors and the Yorkshire Dales figure prominently into the landscape, and provide large areas of wilderness through the north and west portions of the county.

Parishes[edit | edit source]

Click on a letter for a list of Wiki page links to Yorkshire parishes:
A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z

To determine the various jurisdictions of a place-name in Yorkshire, the use of this interactive map to find each jurisdiction will be helpful.

Civil Districts[edit | edit source]

Websites
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