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

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


My latest book, Discover Scottish Civil Registration Records, is now available from (print) and (ebook), whilst Tracing Your Irish Family History on the Internet is available at My next Pharos Scottish course, Scotland 1750-1850: Beyond the OPRs, starts Nov 13th - see

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