Researching Online in Yorkshire, England's Largest Historic County

A targeted guide to the amazing amount of material online and the dedicated websites to help researchers with ancestors from Yorkshire.  The county falls mainly within the Northern Province of the Church of England under the jurisdiction of the Archbishop of York—a much larger area than the current counties of North, East, West, and South Yorkshire. Links to information on Ridings, Wapentakes, and more are included as well as a reminder of the vast amount of volunteer indexing projects created by Family History Societies.

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