Sunday, 22 September 2013

World Archives Project - new Yorkshire datasets

Ancestry's World Archives Project has just announced two new datasets for volunteer transcribers to get to grips with - West Yorkshire, England, Militia, 1779-1827 and West Yorkshire, England, Alehouse Licences, 1771-1962.

Further details on both are available at http://blogs.ancestry.com/worldarchivesproject/?p=1896

Also on the go just now are the following:

Dorset, England, Quarter Session Order Books, 1625-1951
Liverpool, United Kingdom, Crew Lists 1860-1919
Surrey, England, Records of Freeholders, 1696-1824
West Yorkshire, England, Bastardy and Other Poor Law Offence Records
West Yorkshire, England, Prison Records,1801-1914
West Yorkshire, England, Quarter Session Orders, 1637-1914


In various stages of completion:

London, England, Selected Poor Law Removal and Settlement Records, 1828-1930
Surrey, England, Records of Victuallers, 1785-1903
West Riding, England, Wakefield Charities Coroners Notebooks, 1852-1900
West Yorkshire, England, School Records, 1855-1914


And going online very soon:

West Yorkshire, England, School Records, 1855-1914
Children's Employment Commission- Appendix to the Second Report of the Commissioners 1842
Clergy List 1897
Fasti Ecclesiae Anglicanae
Newport Pagnell Vaccination Register 1909-1927
Oxford Men and Their Colleges, 1880-1892, 2 Volumes
Warwickshire, England, Occupational and Quarter Session Records – Tax Return Lists

Further details at http://community.ancestry.co.uk/wap/dashboard.aspx.

Chris

My latest book, Discover Scottish Civil Registration Records, is now available from http://www.gould.com.au (print) and http://www.gen-ebooks.com/unlock-the-past.html (ebook), whilst Tracing Your Irish Family History on the Internet is available at http://www.pen-and-sword.co.uk/Tracing-Your-Irish-History-on-the-Internet/p/3889/. My next Pharos Scottish course, Scotland 1750-1850: Beyond the OPRs, starts Nov 13th - see http://pharostutors.com.

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