On this page you will find links to various web sites. These may be organisations with which we have an involvement or those which we think will be of interest to local historians. Click on the name to be redirected to their site.
Kirkby is one of the villages in our group and this site tells you everything you could want to know about it.
The North York Moors National Park is one of the most stunning landscapes in the country. It really is a very special place and is on our own doorstep.
Tees Archaeology is the archaeological service for the four unitary local authorities of Hartlepool, Middlesbrough, Redcar & Cleveland and Stockton-on-Tees and deals with all aspects of the archaeology of the lower Tees Valley.
At North Yorkshire County Record Office they collect, preserve, and make available a wealth of archive material relating to the history of the county of North Yorkshire.
Ryedale Folk Museum is a large open air museum with three acres of displays of life in the North York Moors. We hold a group membership of the museum.
The Dorman Museum forms part of Middlesbrough Council’s ‘Museums & Galleries Service’
English Heritage is the Government’s statutory adviser on the historic environment. Officially known as the Historic Buildings and Monuments Commission for England, they are an executive Non-Departmental Public Body sponsored by the Department for Culture, Media and Sport. They are responsible for a number of buildings in our area, including Mount Grace Priory and Rievaulx Abbey which have been the subjects of organised visits by our group. They are also responsible for the Northern Archaeology Store in Helmsley. (See Event Factfiles on this site)
GENUKI provides a virtual reference library of genealogical information of particular relevance to the UK and Ireland. It is a non-commercial service, maintained by a charitable trust and a group of volunteers. This link is to the pages relating to Yorkshire.