Questions tagged [yorkshire]

For questions about the county of Yorkshire in the north-east of England, commonly abbreviated "Yorks." Previously subdivided into three Ridings: the North, East, and West Ridings of Yorkshire.

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Travelling within the UK in 1800s

My 4th great-grandfather was a weaver who was born in 1772 and was married, lived and died in the Wigan area. I have found a record dated 1801, for someone with the same name, age and occupation in ...
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Apprenticeship records or trade information for 1830s Sheffield, Yorkshire?

This is the same family as in the related question Finding residence information for Toronto in the 1840s? I have two references to George Hindley in Sheffield, Yorkshire -- both identify him as a ...