Local Resources

 Local History Information Sources

Victoria County History of the North Riding 1907, 1914

History of Thirsk by J B Jefferson 1821

A History of Thirsk


Topcliffe Railway Station

Thirsk Miscellany II by Ralph Brooke

The History and Antiquities of Easingwold & its Neighbours by Thomas Gill 1852

Yorkshire & North Riding by T. Whelan & Co 1859

Vale of Mowbray by William Grainge 1859

York & North Riding Vol II by T. Whellan & Co

The Falcon 1889

History, Topography and Directory of North Yorkshire by  T. Bulmer & Co 1890

Richmondshire & The Vale of Mowbray by Edmund Bogg 1906

The Golden Vale of Mowbray by Edmund Bogg 1909

Early History of the North Riding by W. Edwards 1924

A History of Yorkshire by W. E. Tate and F. B.  Singleton 1960

Domesday Book for Yorkshire

Domesday Book - Studies Alecto Historical Editions 1987

Entry in the Schedule of Monuments, Section 1, of the  Ancient Monuments and Archaeological Areas Act National Monument Number  20530

Two Mesolithic Riverside Sites in Yorkshire by E. T.  Cowling and H. J. Strickland YAJ Vol 36

Humberstone's Survey YAJ Vol 17

Roman Yorkshire Edited by Dorothy Greene

Yorkshires Ruined Castles by John L. Illingworth

The Complete Peerage of England, Scotland, Ireland, Great  Britain and the United Kingdom Vol 4.

Annals of the House of Percy by Edward Barrington de  Fonblanque 1887

The Military Campaigns of the Wars of the Roses by  Philip A. Haig 1995

Catalogue of Petworth House Archives NYCC County Record  Office

Petworth House, National Trust

Petworth House Archive Material at the West Sussex Record  Office.

The Greenwood Collection from The British Museum

Archaelogy of Medieval England and Wales by John M  Steane 1985

Newby House Surtees Society - various volumes

Court Leet Documents in the East Riding County Archive  in Beverley.

Yorkshire Enclosure Awards by Barbara English 1985

North Yorkshire & Cleveland Vernacular Building Society,  The Golden Lion

Topcliffe Church Records in NYCC County Records Office

Various Guides to St. Columba's Church

Guide to St. Columbas Church by Charles Shaw and Mary  Dickinson

Dodsworth's Church Notes

Collectia Rerum Ecclesiasticarum de Dioesesi Eboracensi  Lawton 1839

Brass Rubbing by Malcolm Norris

The Buildings of England, Yorkshire, North Riding 1966 by Nikolaus Pevsner

Topcliffe by M. D. Watson

The Evolution of Asenby by Carole Ford
Asenby reference

Feoffees Documentation, courtesy of the Secretary to  the Feoffees Mr Geoff Hall

Essays in North Riding , also More Essays in North Riding  - seen in NYCC County Record Office

Register of Old Yorkshire Grammar Schools by P.J.  Wallis and W. E. Tate 1956 University of Leeds

Ripon Millenary Record

The Architecture of Colen Campbell by Howard E.  Stuchbury

Newby Park, the First Palladian Villa in England by  Lindsay Boynton (Article)

The Robinsons of Newby Park by G Hinchliffe YAJ Vol  63, 64, 65

The Rise and Fall of the Railway King by Brian Bailey  1995

Yorkshire Airfields in the Second World War by Patrick  Otter

Britain's Military Airfields 1939 yo 1945 by David J  Smith

It's Suicide but it's Fun, The Story of 102 Squadron 1917 to 1956 by Chris Goss

White Rose Base by Brian J. Rapier

Operations Record Books at the Public Record Office in  Kew

Action Stations 4 Aerodromes in North Yorkshire and War  Time Memories by David Brown

The Linton Link, Summer Edition 1999

Yorkshire Archaological Society Journals - Many  Transport and Economy by Eric Pawson

Road Surveyors Accounts NYCC County Record Office

Boroughbridge and Durham Turnpike NYCC County Record  Office

Acts of Parliament - Various House of Lords Record  Office

Local Council Administration by Arnold Baker

Leeds &Thirsk Railway, National Railway Museum, Reading  Room, York

Railways around Harrogate by Martin Bourstow 1986

Railway History and the Local Historian by E H Fowkes

British Railways Past and Present No 11

Regional History of The Railways of Great Britain Vol 4 by K Hoole

Swale Navigation Documentation from the Linton Lock  Commissioners, Malton

Canals of Yorkshire and North East England Volume I by  Charles Hadfield

The Canal Age by Charles Hadfield

Hirds Annals of Bedale

Plans of Canals and Railways NYCC County Record Office

Dictionary of National Biography Edited by Sydney Lee  1909

Directories: Baines 1823, Pigot & Co 1834,

Whites 1840, Post Office 1857, Post Office

1879, Bulmers History 1890, Kellys 1909,

Kellys 1921Kellys 1929, Kellys 1937.