Guide to Yorkshire Archaeological & Historical Society archive

This guide provides an overview of the contents of the YAHS’s collections. It currently covers all items deposited or gifted to the archives between 1867 and 2008. For ease of searching the guide is divided into three sections: DD, MD and MS. For more information on these series see the Introduction.

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Collection Reference Date Collection Description
DD2 1502-1511 Court Roll for Baraugh (West Riding) 17 Henry VII to 3 Henry VIII
DD4 17th-19th century Grey, Earl of Wilton Collection
Deeds of the earl of Wilton relating mainly to Batley, Birstall and Oxenhope and also to Birkenshaw, Bradford, Carlinghow, Cleckheaton, Dewsbury, Havercroft, Heckmondwike, Langtoft, Liversedge, Oakenshaw, Popplewell, Scholes, Skelmanthorpe, Spen, Staincliffe, Wyke and Kent.
Includes manorial records, court proceedings, call books, free rent lists etc. for Batley and Oxenhope, 18th century.
Grant of lands in Batley c. 1308-09, printed in YRS 76 (1930)
Copy royal grant of rectory and church at Batley etc. to Richard Pymonde c.1544
See also MD148
DD5 13th-19th century Osborne, Duke of Leeds Collection
Papers of the dukes of Leeds relating mainly to estates in the North and West Ridings but also to Buckinghamshire, Cambridgeshire, Denbighshire, Essex, Hertfordshire, Lincolnshire, London, Middlesex, Montgomeryshire, Nottinghamshire, Shropshire and Scotland
Includes deeds and settlements 13th-19th century
(See YRS 83 (1932), 102 (1940) and 111 (1946)
Court rolls for Conisbrough 1340-1695, Hornby 1710-1819
Rentals and surveys, mainly 18th century, 17th-19th century
Estate, domestic and building accounts and vouchers, notably for the building of Kiveton Hall 1697-1705, 17th-19th century
Building and estate plans, notably for Kiveton Hall by Louis Laguerre
n.d. [17th century] and Hornby Castle by A.W. Pugin 1847. DD 5/26-27
Estate, personal and some political correspondence 18th-19th century
Diaries, notably a diary of the marquis of Carmarthen during the illness of George III 1788, 18th century, and foreign tour in Germany & Switzerland DD5/12/16.
Inventories and valuations 18-19 century. DD 5/12, 5/20 & 5/23/37
Printed and manuscript volumes including Fasciculus Temporum, 1476
See also DD192
DD7 19th century Brass rubbings originally belonging to Rev. W. Bell, vicar of Laithkirk.
n.d. [19th century]
Includes rubbing, possibly of lost brass from Romaldkirk church.
DD8 1227-1509 Deeds relating to Cowthorpe and Wilstrop
Published in YAJ 5 (1877-1878) and YRS 83(1932).
DD9 16th-19th century Yorkshire and related deeds
Includes documents relating to annuities granted by the Earl of Deloraine 1759-1796
Deeds of the Strickland family relating to Anlaby, Broughton, Flamborough, Hull, Kelfield, Sutton, Swinton, and also Cornwall, Essex, Kent, London, Monmouthshire, Norfolk and Somerset 18th-19th century
Deeds of the Torre family mainly relating to Featherstone, Normanton, Snydale, Little Weighton 1718-1744
Probates of the Sterne family 1713-1744
Deeds relating to fee farms mainly at Cottingham, Hook, Sheriff Hutton, Nafferton, Sutton 1627-1863
Deeds relating to Foggathorpe 1814-1832
Deeds, with abstracts, of the Cooke family relating mainly to Armthorpe, Askern, Bingley, Bramwith, Campsall, Hainworth, Norton, Sutton and to the navigation of the river Don.
Also pipe rolls from the Court of Exchequer
to George Cooke Yarborough, receiver general for the West Riding of Yorkshire 1727-1854
Deeds relating to Thrybergh 1818-1850
Deeds, with abstracts, of Lord Rokeby, relating mainly to Aysgarth, Barden, Burneston, West Layton, Middleton Tyas, Morton, Thornaby and Cambridgeshire, Devon, Durham, Kent and Northumberland 1575-1874
See also DD34
DD10 15th-19th century Deeds and copyhold admittances, mainly relating to Eggborough, Kelfield, Kellington, Sherwood and Whitley and the families of Awnby [or Anby], Girlington, Jackson, Laycock and Morritt
Further deeds relating to Ecclesfield, Leeds, Rokeby, Ryther and Swetton 1591-19th century
For Eggborough see also DD52
DD11 1720-1818 Deeds, mainly North Riding, mainly relating to Asenby
Includes some material on West Riding and Durham
DD12 17th-20th century Clarke Thornhill of Fixby Collection
Mr T. B. Clarke-Thornhill's Collection of Yorkshire Deeds,
mostly Calverley
DD12/I - Calverley papers 13th-18th century. Relate mainly to estates of the Calverley and Blackett families in Calverley, Eccleshill, Farsley, Otley and Pudsey
Includes deeds 13th-18th century, some of which are published in YRS 65 (1923)
Letters patent granting various monastic lands 1545 Rentals and surveys, notably survey of Esholt by Robert Saxton 1612, 17th-18th century.
Plans, notably plan and elevation of intended mill near Calverley, 18th century
Papers connected with various legal actions 17th-18th century
See also MS527 & MD130
DD12/II - Clarke Thornhill papers 13th-19th century.
Relate mainly to estates of the Thornhill family in Bramley, Brighouse, Calverley, Deanhead [parish of Huddersfield], Eccleshill, Elland, Fixby, Hipperholme, Huddersfield, Lindley, Quarmby and Rastrick
Includes deeds 13th-19th century, some of which are published in YRS 63 (1922), 65 (1923), 69 (1926), 76 (1930) and YRS Extra Series 6 (1949)
Papers relating to Crown Glass Works, Newcastle-upon-Tyne [Northumberland] 1824-1825
Papers relating to various legal actions, notably to enclosures, 18th-19th century
DD12/II/Add. - Clarke Thornhill papers 13th-20th century. Plans etc. of Clarke Thornhill properties 17th-20th century, in Brighouse 19th century, Calverley 1609-1921 including Calverley mills, Crosland 1764-1839, Dalton c.1881, Fixby and area 19th century, Lepton 19th century, Ovenden 1824, Sowerby and Stainland 1814, Todmorden and area 19th century, Whitley 1827
See also DD166
DD13 1874-1930 Papers of W. T. Lancaster.
Includes probate of will, 1921
See also MS375, MS401-417a, MS534 and MS986
DD14 18th century Deeds and papers of the Cottrell family of Scarborough
DD15 13th-18th century Legard of Ganton Collection
Deeds relating to Legard family estates at Binnington 1555-1721, Ganton 1341-1755 and Wykeham 1605-1768, some of which are published in YRS 120 (1953)
See also MD114-124
DD16 18th-19th century Plans relating to R. H. Inglis' estate at Smallfield [township of Bradfield] 1842, and the boundary between the manors of Kirkleatham and Wilton 1779
DD17 13th century- 1885 Yorkshire deeds
Relating to Cawood, Eggborough, Egglestone Abbey, Kirkburton, Manfield, Rokeby, Rotherham, Saddleworth, Sedbergh and Sheffield
Includes 2 deeds relating to Doncaster n.d. [13th century] and 1297
Published in YRS 102 (1940)
DD18 18th-9th century Deeds of the Woodyeare family
Relating to their estate at Conisbrough and other properties including an estate in Derbyshire, mainly 18th-19th century
Includes 2 plans of Clifton and Crookhill 1838-1840
Clifton tithe roll [copy] 1844
DD19 18th-1th9 century Key of Fulford Collection
Deeds and papers of the Key family relating mainly to Alford, Bassingham, Grantham, Leadenham, Lincoln and Toynton
[all Lincolnshire] and London 18th-19th century
Includes papers of John Key, Sheriff of Lincolnshire, 1773-1774
See also DD88
DD20 1294 Deed relating to Wheatley
Published in YRS 102 (1940)
DD22 1899-1925 Minute books of the Yorkshire Tykes Club
Includes copies of rules
See also DD184
DD23 17th-18th century Deeds relating to Bradfield, Burneston, Gawthorpe, Hutton Cranswick, Penistone, Thirkleby and York
DD24 1460-1700 Collection of documents
Appointment of John Watson to the office of guardian and bailiff of Rosedale 1700
Marriage settlement of Thomas Woods and Mary Harwood, Kilnwick 1678
Engraving on glass depicting John de Brathwayt of York 1460
DD25 18th-19th century Papers mainly relating to Ripon
Deeds and some records of court proceedings, letters, accounts etc.
Relate mainly to Ripon, but also to Barkisland, Bilton, Birkin, Brantingham, Driffield, Dringhouses, Kexby, Poppleton, Stillingfleet, Sutton-on-the-Forest, Wykeham (priory) and York
DD26 18th-19th century Deeds and papers relating to Thornaby
Plans of old colliery workings at Benwell and East Denton [Northumberland] 19th century, and letters of George Cooke of Carr House near Doncaster 1841-1844
DD27 17th-19th century Whorlton manor documents and miscellaneous papers
Records of Whorlton manor boundaries 1603-1735
Also probates of Jonathan Ibbotson of Grantley 1801 and John Mawson of Ripon 1806; a deed relating to Aiskew 1773
DD28 12th-16th century Staveley of North Stainley Collection
Deeds relating mainly to North Stainley and Ripon, also to Bishopton [parish of Ripon], Carlton Miniott, Markington and Thirkleby Includes two grants to Fountains abbey 12th century
Most deeds are published in YRS 102 (1940)
See also DD115
DD29 1907 Notes prepared for the Victoria History of the County of Yorkshire
DD30 17th century Deeds
Relating to Mexborough, Saltmarshe [parish of Howden], Skelton, Swinton and Wharram-le-Street; also to Newton, Osbournby and Scott Willoughby [all Lincolnshire]
DD31 17th-19th century Deeds of the earl of Norwich
Relating to Gleadless [parish of Handswoth], Handsworth, Highfield, Rotherham and Woodthorpe 1676
Further deeds relating to Braithwell, Bramley, Brampton and Burdale 17th-18th century, Conisbrough and Farnley near Leeds 19th century. (See also MD 279), Kirbymoorside 1602, Leeds 19th century, Maltby 17th-18th century, Tickhill 17th-18th century and Marton [Nottinghamshire] 17th-18th century
Deeds and rentals etc. relating to Austhorpe, Bursea, Denby, Foggathorpe, Hartshead, Hightown, Holme, Thornhill, Wheldrake, Whitley and York 17th-18th century
DD32 17th-18th century Papers of the Osborn family of Pickering
Relating mainly to tithes and rentals 17th-18th century
Includes composition for the Osborns' Yorkshire and Essex estates 1649-1650
Copy parliamentary survey of Pickering rectory 1770
See DD39
DD33 1540-1806 Deeds and papers
Relating to Bramley Grange [parish of Kirkby Malzeard], Conistone, Coverdale, Coverham, Flasby, Grewelthorpe, Kirkby Malzeard, Laverton, Nosterfield [township of West Tanfield], Ripon, Wike and York 1540-1806
DD34 1768-1779 Deeds relating to annuities granted by Henry, Earl of Deloraine
On the manors of Great Driffield, Little Driffield, Middleton, Skerne and Wansford 1768-1779
See also DD9
DD35 19th century Plans relating to Kirkleatham and Loftus
Plans of the manor of Kirkleatham (Ordnance Survey) 19th century
Plan of John Barry's estate at Loftus in Cleveland 1826.
Descent of the manor of Kirkleatham 19th century
DD36 15th-19th century Deeds and papers relating to Halifax area
Mainly Northowram, Ovenden and Shelf and the Oates family 15th-19th century
Poor law papers, parish accounts etc. of East Ardsley with notes on genealogy etc. of East and West Ardsley 17th-19th century
Court roll for the manor of Dalton 1659
Deeds and papers relating to Dewsbury, Hunslet, West Halton [Lincolnshire], Leeds, Scarborough 1603-1792
Papers relating to Cheshire, Derbyshire, Lincolnshire and Sussex
DD37 17th-19th century Deeds and papers relating to Adlingfleet, Bempton, Bolton-by-Bowland, Everingham, Hutton Buscel, Marrick and York
Includes four copies of court roll for Hatfield, Leeds, Sherburn, Walkington 18th century
DD38 15th-19th century Papers of the Copley family of Sprotbrough 17th-19th century
Includes records of the Hospitallers' manor of Cadeby 15th-18th century
See YAJ 35 (1943)
DD39   Amalgamated with DD32 Papers of the Osborn family of Pickering.
DD40 17th-18th century Various papers
Includes material on enclosures at Barnby, Easby, Ellerby, Kildale, Lythe, Mickleby, Mulgrave and Bulbeck manor [Northumberland] 17-18 cent.
Extracts from court rolls for the manors of Mulgrave 1757-1788, Seaton 1757-1788, Skelton 1772-1780 and Ugthorpe 1735-1785 with list of fines for 1663.
Alum works account for Kettleness 1767
DD41 17th-19th century Papers relating to various places in Yorkshire
Deeds, correspondence etc. relating to Appleton Roebuck, Askrigg, Bellerby, Beverley, Burneston, West Burton, Coverham, Embsay, Grassington, Huby, Huntington, Lockton, Nostell, Oglethorpe, Poppleton, Ripon, Swine, Thirsk, West Witton and York
Includes admittances for manors of Osmotherley 1661 & Bugthorpe 1750
DD42 12th-17th century Archer-Houblon Collection
Around 500 documents mainly relating to the Wharton family.
Contains a large proportion of medieval documents; mainly East Riding, especially Beverley (including St. John's church), Brandesburton, Cottingham and Muston. Also some West Riding, especially Adlingfleet, and North Riding, Durham, Hampshire, Lincolnshire and London.
Many of the early deeds are published in YRS 111 (1946) & 120 (1953)
DD43 1337-1907 Deeds, wills and probates, letters etc. mainly relating to West Riding
Includes deed relating to the chantry at Thorpe Salvin 1490
Records of the Poor Law Commissioners and parish officers' accounts etc. for Calverley and Farsley 17th-19th century
Deeds of the Lowther family of Ackworth 17th-19th century
Metcalfe family papers 19th century
Court roll, [fragment] manor of Anston 1337
Four letters of Edmund Burke on racing 1797
DD44 1776 Commissioners' award for the enclosure of Upper Dunsforth and Branton, with map
DD45 17th-18th century Various manorial and other documents
Includes court rolls and papers of Dunscroft [township of Hatfield] 1648-1793
Surrenders and admittances for manors of Cottingham and Patrington 1647-1734
Surveys etc. of Hatfield and Thorne 18th century
Rentals of Leyburn 1678 and Roecliffe 1615, and tithe accounts [place unidentified] 1734-1740
Deeds relating to Adlingfleet, Cottingham, Cundall, Darfield, Hollym, Hoyland, Kellington, Patrington, Trouts Dale and Walmire [parish of Croft] 17th-19th century
For Kellington see also DD10 and DD52
DD46 1709 The Wakefield manor book
Published in YRS 101 (1939)
See also MD225
DD47 17th-18th century Miscellaneous wills and deeds relating mainly to West and North Ridings
Including Almondbury, Broughton, Burton, Carlton [township of Lofthouse], Drax, Easingwold, Faceby, Haddlesey, Hutton p. Rudby, Leyburn, Lofthouse, Middleton, Potto, Rudby, Seamer, Skinningrove, Snydale, Stillingfleet and Wakefield mainly 17th-18th century
Copy of endowment of vicarage of East Cowton [1272]
Plan of Hatfield chase by Josias Acerlebout [?1630]
Depositions relating to Fishlake 1791
Judgement in case relating to the boundaries of manors of Barningham and Scargill 1705
Rental of Easingwold estate 1797
DD49 17th-18th century Miscellaneous deeds relating to Eastby, Embsay, Harmby, Moulton, Southowram and Thornton-le-Moor
Includes papers relating to a Leeds - Selby canal 1773 and to a site for alum works in Mulgrave and Seaton 1767.
See also DD40
DD50 (14th-16th century) Photographs of the city of York chamberlains' rolls
DD51 18th-19th century Wills, deeds etc. relating to Dewsbury and Rotherham Also to Arksey, Batley, Bewerley, Kirby Overcarr, Leeds, Methley, Ray Gill, Saddleworth and Windsor [Berkshire]
DD52 18th-19th century Deeds relating to Bentley, Goole, Rotherham, Stirton, Upleatham and elsewhere and the Tadcaster - Doncaster road
Includes a terrier of Eggborough and Kellington estate 1818 with plan of Kellington.
See also DD10 and DD45 for Kellington and Eggborough
DD53 14th-19th century Grantley Collection DD53/I - Papers of the Norton family, Barons Grantley 14th-19th century.
Consist of deeds relating mainly to Yorkshire, notably Crigglestone, Eavestone, Grantley, Sandal Magna and Sawley; also to Cheshire, Derbyshire, Durham, Lancashire, Lincolnshire, Middlesex, Norfolk, Nottinghamshire, Staffordshire, Surrey and Westmorland mainly 14th-18th century
Wills etc., mainly of the Norton family 17th-19th century
Licences, letters of administration and appointments relating mainly to the Norton family 17th-18th century DD53/II - Papers of the Norton family, Barons Grantley 16th-19th century
Deeds and wills, family settlements etc., relating mainly to Yorkshire, especially to Bishop Thornton, Crigglestone, Eavestone, Fountains Park, Grantley, Bridge Hewick, Hungate [parish of Ripon], Kirkby Malzeard, Netherton, Risplith, Ryhill, Sandal Magna, Sawley, Skelding, Wakefield and Winksley; also to Middlesex, Nottinghamshire, Somerset and Surrey DD53/III - Grantley Collection formerly at Burton Constable Hall [East Riding] 13th-18th century
Large collection of deeds [mainly medieval], most of which relate to the West Riding, but also much material on the East and North Ridings.
Further deeds relate to Bedfordshire, Berkshire, Buckinghamshire, Cambridgeshire, Cumberland, Derbyshire, Dumfriesshire, Durham, Hertfordshire, Lancashire, Lincolnshire, East Lothian, Norfolk, Northamptonshire, Northumberland, Nottinghamshire, Oxfordshire, Sussex, Westmorland and France
Includes receipts and letters of the Duchy of Lancaster 1320-1476
Various accounts 1358-1366, 1521
Inquisition into knights' fees in Harthill wapentake [East Riding] 1346
Transcript of a visitation of monasteries in the province of York, the bishopric of Coventry and Lichfield, etc. [temp. Henry VIII], 17th century
Annals of the city of York and officers of the city c.1645 and c.1655
See YAJ 12 (1893) and 13 (1895) See also MD37, MS43-59 andMS 321
DD54 16th-20th century Various deeds and papers
Includes deeds/papers relating to Raygill Farm near Lothersdale 1588-1817
Deeds of the Margetson family of Drighlington 17th century
Inventory of Temple Newsham House [parish of Whitkirk] 1808
DD55 19th century Deeds relating to Sherburn [West Riding]
Also some wills 19th century
DD56 . 13th-20th century Slingsby of Scriven Collection
Papers of the Slingsby family of Scriven Park relating mainly to estates in the honour of Knaresborough but also to Bolton Percy, Harswell, Howthorpe, Hutton Rudby, Kirkleatham, Kirby Sigston, Moor Monkton, Naburn, Great Ouseburn, Stainsby and Staveley and to Cornwall, Devon, Durham, Kent, London and Somerset 13th-20th century
Includes deeds for many places 13th-20th century notably for lands of St. Robert's priory, Knaresborough.
Some of these are published in YRS 39 (1907), 50 (1913) and 111 (1946)
Extracts from Knaresborough court rolls 15th-19th century
Papers relating to the prebend of Beechill 16th-19th century including court rolls of the manor of Beechill 1540-1719
Rentals and surveys 16th-19th century
Stewards' accounts 16th-19th century
Enclosure and other papers relating to the forest of Knaresborough 13th-18th century
Papers relating to waterworks, railways, canals and gas undertakings 18th-19th century
Maps and plans 16th-19th cenury, notably plan of Knaresborough by Solomon Swale 1629
Papers relating to various public offices, military commissions in the Knaresborough Yeomanry Cavalry, etc. 16th-19th century
Slingsby family correspondence and personal papers 15th-19th century
Account rolls of Selby Abbey 1411-1414, 1420-1421
Papal bull addressed to the abbot of Egglestone 1250 DD56 Add. (1952) - Slingsby family and other deeds, letters patent, accounts, surveys etc 14th-19th century
Includes various accounts for the castle, manor, forest and honour of Knaresborough 1393-1472 DD56 Add. (1966) - Further collection of Slingsby family estate and personal material 13th-20th century
Includes deeds etc. relating mainly to Yorkshire estates but also to property in Essex, London, Lincolnshire and Westmorland 13th-19th century.
Maps and plans of Slingsby estates (mainly Ordnance Survey) 18th-20th century
See also DD148, DD149 and DD188
DD57 14th-17th century Wentworth of Woolley Collection
Deeds etc. relating to Arthington and Creskeld Hall, Notton and district, and Woolley and district, mainly medieval 14th-17th century
Includes manuscript transcripts with an introduction to the collection, notes
Estate vouchers 1717-1721
Some of the deeds are published in YRS 63 (1922)
See also DD164, MD272, MS681, MS755 and DD200
DD58 16th-19th century Miscellaneous documents
Includes plans and conditions of sale of properties in Baildon, Jervaulx, Saltaire and Sheffield 1876-1895
Deeds relating to Hull, mainly 17th century
Craven estate papers 17th-18th century
Copy constitution deed of Archbishop Holgate's hospital at Hemsworth 1556
Bond of Elizabeth Sterne of York 1769
DD59 12th-18th century Dent of Ribston Collection
Deeds and papers relating mainly to the Goodricke family and to Cattal, Hunsingore, Little Ribston and Walshford
Includes deeds relating to Little Ribston and the Knights Templars, notably the Wetherby market charter 1240, 12th-15th century
See YRS 50 (1913), 76 (1930), YAJ 7 (1882), 8 (1884), 9 (1886)
Court rolls for Walshford 1530, 1536, 1548 Court roll for Little Ribston 1564, rental 1582
See also DD87, MS930, MD463
DD60 16th-19th century Deeds, legal papers etc. relating mainly to the Craven area
Specially Arncliffe, Barnoldswick, Burnsall, Clapham, Dent, Easington, Giggleswick, Horton in Ribblesdale, Howgill, Kilnsey, Lawkland, Long Preston, Middop, Sedbergh, Settle, Tosside and Utley
Includes copyhold surrenders and admittances for the manor of Newby 17th-18th century
DD61 18th-20th century Miscellaneous documents
Includes papers relating to the Smith family of Addingham 18th-19th century, notably Carlton court book 1719-1806.
Map and deeds of Hemlington 17th-18th century
Deeds of West Huntington and Leeds 17th-19th century, Harrogate 20th century
Map of Norton [parish of Campsall] 1813
Copyhold admittances for the manor of Tanshelf 17th-18th century
DD62 1870-1932 Maps and plans relating to the sale of the Blackburn Trust estate, Brighouse
Includes list of sales made 1900-1923
DD63 17th-19th century Deeds relating mainly to Grassington, Middop, Skipton and Starbotton
Also some material on Addingham, Appletreewick, Bashall, Halifax, Hetton, Kildwick and Stirton 17th-18th century
Includes overseers', constables' and churchwardens' accounts for Thornton in Craven 18th-19th century
Various printed race-meeting bills 19th century
DD64 17th-20th century Miscellaneous deeds and papers
Relating to Breckenbrough [township of Newsham] and 'Wawborne' [?Walburn township of Downholme], Church Fenton, Kirby Ravensworth, South Milford, Silkstone and Thornton
Includes documents relating to the Great Bull restaurant, Wakefield 20th century
DD65 12th-18th century Deeds relating to Cawton 12th-15th century and 17th-18th century
Court rolls for the manor of Cawton 1348-1640.
[For deeds see YRS Extra Series 7 (1952)]
Further deeds relate to Dalton, Gilling, Kilham, East Marton [township of Martons Both], Pockthorpe [parish of Nafferton], Scarborough 12th-15th century [see YRS 120 (1953)] and Sherburn [West Riding] 18th century
Wills of the Todd and Webster families of Doncaster, London and York 17th-18th century
DD66 13th-19th century Beswick of Gristhorpe Collection
Papers of the Beswick family. Includes deeds relating mainly to Gristhorpe, Filey, Lebberston and Muston 13th-19th century.
See YRS 120 (1953)
Wills 17th-19th century
Apprenticeship indentures 18th century
Legal papers 18th century
Enclosure award for Gristhorpe 1702
Lists & regimental order books of the Pickering Lythe volunteers 1803-1808
Papers relating to wreck rights etc. 19th century
DD67 17th-18th century Miscellaneous deeds
Relating to Bishopthorpe, Cowling, Elland, Embsay, Heslington, Hunslet, Knaresborough, Laughton en le Morthen, Morley, Norton and Thurnscoe
Includes probate of John Binns of Knottingley 1708
Schedule of the estate of Richard Coghill of Helperby, debtor 1827
DD68 17th-20th century Deeds and papers of the Cavendish family
Relate mainly to the manors of Hawnby and Hilton, and to Ingbirchworth, Keighley, Normanby, Scosthrop and Whorlton 17th-20th century
DD69 17th-19th century Deeds and papers relating mainly to Masham and area especially 'The Greens'
Includes papers of the Wrather family relating to Masham and Grewelthorpe 18th-19th century
Deeds relating to Little Burton, Burton upon Ure [parish of Masham], Grewelthorpe, Kirkby Malzeard, Mickley 17th-19th century
Terrier of the parsonage and rectory of Broughton Sulney [Nottinghamshire] 1840
DD70 13th-19th century

Beaumont, Viscount Allendale of Bretton Collection

Collection transferred to West Yorkshire Archive Service, Wakefield.

Deeds and papers relating to the Wentworth, Beaumont, Popeley and other families and to Birstall, Bretton, Cumberworth, Darfield, Emley, Kexborough and many other West Riding places 13th-19th century, mainly 16th-18th century; notably correspondence, plans etc. relating to Barnsley canal, Dearne canal, Aire and Calder navigation, Calder and Hebble navigation and other canals 1773-1793 genealogical material on the Savile family 16th-17th century, the Wentworth and Popeley families 18th century
Includes court rolls for Barugh 1487-1639, West Bretton 1448-1763, Cawthorne 1472-1691, Flockton 1582-1638, High Hoyland 1606-1691, Kingston (Carlton in Lindrick [Nottinghamshire] 1441 and other manorial papers, rentals for Cawthorne 15th-16th century, one relating also to
manors of Walton and Wrenthorpe 1579, Flockton 1678
Constables' returns of arms in Tickhill wapentake 1662 and other lists for musters, trained bands etc., various wapentakes 16th-17th century
Survey of Gomersal by Robert Saxton 1619
The medieval documents [now deposited as DD 70 Add.] have been published in YRS 69 (1926), 76 (1930), 83 (1932), 102 (1940)
See also DD156, MD340 and MS1217

DD70 Add. (BEA) - Additional documents relating to the Beaumont family's estates and interests in the West Riding
In particular West Bretton and towns and villages the immediate area extending to Bradford, Holmfirth and Cleckheatonc.1400-1950s

DD72 1664 Probate of the will of Michael Pattison of Barnsley, innholder
DD73 17th-19th century Deeds etc. relating mainly to Askrigg
Also to Aysgarth, Carleton, Etton, Leeds, Sancton, Sinnington and Thornton (Lumley charity)
DD74 18th-19th century Mainly rent books, accounts, bills and related correspondence relating to Bradford
Gargrave tithe 18th-19th century
Includes various papers relating to Bentham, Giggleswick grammar school, Hornby and the Wharfedale Agricultural Society 18th-19th century
DD75 18th-19th century Deeds relating to Saddleworth
DD76 16th-19th century Deeds of the Wormall family relating to Stainland
DD77 18th century Deeds relating to Appletreewick
DD78 17th century Deeds relating to Hemsworth, Ryhill and Snydale
DD79 1876 Deed relating to Tong
DD80 16th-19th century Deeds and papers of the Edwards family of Skircoat
Relating to Barkisland, Bradley, Hollin Heyt. Mytholmroyd, Skircoat, Southowram, Sowerby and Wadsworth
Includes documents relating to the Calder Hebble navigation 18th century
DD81 17th-19th century Deeds and papers of the Cooper family of Embsay and many other families
Two treatises of physics belonging to Samuel Swire 18th century and account books of the Swire family 18th-19th century
Papers of the Bramley family (cloth manufacturers) of Addingham including journals, notebooks, accounts, correspondence etc. 18th-19th century
DD82 17th-19th century Miscellaneous deeds
Relating to Crigglestone 1665, Eggborough, Denby, Hoyland Swaine, Penistone, Silkstone, Stancil, Tickhill, Wadworth, Leeds and Poppleton 19 cent.
Includes admission to priesthood 1647 and two licences to teach granted to Timothy and Thomas Wood 1665, 1672
DD83 16th-18th century Deeds and papers of the Tancred family
Relating to Boroughbridge, Brampton, Fountains, Givendale, Lyndhurst (Hampshire), Minskip, Rawcliffe, Ripon and Milby
DD84 13th-16th century Deeds
Grant of a toft in Balne early13th century
Grant of a bovate of land and two messuages in Terrington 1404 and exemplification of an inspeximus from the exchequer accounts for the bailiwick of Westerdale discharging rents in Great Broughton [1540], 1577
DD85 14th-17th century Court rolls and papers for the manor of Hemsworth
Includes court rolls 1373, 1558-1674 Extracts 17th century
Descent of manor 18 Edw.II [1324-5]- 7 Eliz.I [1564-5]
DD86 1801-1881 Manor of Slaithwaite cum Lingards, Lord Dartmouth's verdict papers
DD87 1861 Manor of Whixley, plan and description of boundaries
See also DD59
DD88 15th-19th century Key of Fulford Collection
Manorial records of Fulford
Includes court rolls 1447, 1483, 1509 and court book 1771-1854
[1771-1815 are certified copies]
Extracts from court rolls (1334-1400)
Court files 1692-1703
Inventories of evidences, rolls and accounts in St. Mary's tower, York 1603, 1617
Enclosure acts Fulford [1758] and Naburn 1766
Tithe award Water Fulford 1844
Further material on Gate Fulford and Water Fulford relates mainly to the Key, Redmayne and Oates families including wills, probates etc. 1599- 1834; deeds 1546-1855 [with foundation deed of Water Fulford school 1771], maps 18th and 19th century
See also DD19
DD89 18th-20th century Manorial records
Relating to Foston [East Riding], Gembling, Harpham, Great and Little Kelk, Lowthorpe, Nafferton, Ruston Parva, Scampston and Thornholme, mainly call rolls and jury papers 18th-20th century
Includes Ruston Parva court rolls 1732-1820
See also DD90
DD90 1738-1826 Book of free rents of Foston [East Riding]
See also DD89
DD91 1594-1738 Court books for Austwick 1681-1714, Lawkland 1594-1738
See also DD107 and MD270
DD92 1650-1655 Court rolls for the manor of Great Ayton
DD93 1635 Court roll for the manor of Colburn
DD94 12th-19th century Payne Gallwey of Thirkleby Collection
Papers of the Frankland family of Thirkleby Hall
12th-19th century relating mainly to Thirsk but also to Aldwark, Alne, Bagby, Balk, Blubberhouses, Byland abbey, Ellerton, Islebeck, Kirby Knowle, Knaresborough, Sowerby, Thirkleby, Durham, Hertfordshire, London, Middlesex and Suffolk.
Includes deeds and settlements, notably for burgages in Thirsk 14th-19th century, for land in Sowerby granted to Newburgh Priory, n.d. (copy), and for Thirkleby rectory and tithes 17th century, 12th-19th century
[For early deeds see YRS 50 (1913)]
Manorial records for Aldwark 1712-1735, Bagby 1726-1737, 1789-1809, Blubberhouses 1560-1573, Carlton Miniott 1726-1737, Sandhutton 1726- 1737, Thirkleby 1503-1685, 1735-1835 and Thirsk 1726-1737
Rentals of Aldwark, Bagby, Balk, Islebeck, Sigston, Over Silton, Sowerby, Thirkleby and Thirsk 1804-1858
Subsidy rolls for the wapentakes of Bulmer 1590 and Allertonshire 1624
Papers relating to enclosures at Bagby and Thirsk 18-19 cent.
Household accounts of the Franklands 18th-19th century
Papers relating to the building of Thirkleby Hall, including Nicholas Hawksmoor's design for stables n.d., and later alterations 1704, 1784-1787 and 1891
Testamentary papers of the Frankland, Lockwood, Fauconberg, Bellasyse, Jackson and other families 16th-19th century
Papers relating to official appointments of the Franklands including posts of postmaster general early 18th century, clerk of the ordnance, artillery and other necessaries of the tower of London 1715, 17-18th century
History of the Franklands 19th century See also MS1592
DD95 18th century Papers relating to the estate of John Wilkinson of Whitby
Includes 'Counsellor Thornton of Leeds, his reasons for taking the oath of abjuration' n.d.[18th century]
Recipes for cooking hominy and maize 1847
DD96 16th-19th century Deeds and papers relating to Darrington, Halifax, Ovenden, Saddleworth and Skircoat 1531-1832
Including correspondence etc. of William Haigh of Saddleworth, clothier and wool merchant c.1826-1832
Deeds of the Lodge family of Leeds relating to Chapel Allerton, Drax, Leeds, Rothwell and the Aire and Calder navigation 1720-1808
Miscellaneous deeds, wills and papers relating to South Elmsall, Embsay, Halifax, [South] Kirkby, West Morton [parish of Bingley], Oxton [Nottinghamshire] and York 1567-1803.
DD97 17th-19th century Deed and plan of premises in Meadow Lane and Water Lane, Leeds 1833 and 1853, with abstract of title of John Willis 1694-1828
DD98 1747 Appointment of Charles Bisset, engineer extraordinary in the Brigade of Engineers to attend H.M. forces in the Netherlands
DD99 15th-19th century Foster-Greenwood Collection
Deeds and papers of Greenwood, Sutcliffe, Foster and many other families, mainly deeds relating to Erringden 15th-19th century, including division of park [1451], Halifax and district 16th-20th century, Hebden Bridge 20th century, Heptonstall 16th-19th century, Hipperholme 16th-17th century, Huddersfield 19th century, Hull 17th century, Langfield 16th century, Linton [North Riding], Thirkleby and Newsham [North Riding] 17th century, Luddenden 18th-20th century, Midgley 17th-19th century, Norland 17th-19th century, Ovenden 16th-19th century, Northowram and Southowram 16th-18th century, Rishworth 18th century, Saltonstall 16th-18th century, Skircoat 17th-18th century, Sowerby 14th-19th century, including Bridge chapel (1526) -1640, Soyland 18th century, Stansfield 14th-19th century, Wadsworth 18th-20th century and Warley 16th-19th century
Includes surrenders and admittances in the graveships of Hipperholme and Sowerby (manor of Wakefield) 14th-18th century
Plans 18th-19th century
DD100 13th century-1819 Papers, mainly extracts from registers and pedigrees etc. relating to the Hall family of Dunnington, Lilling and Leventhorpe
Includes copy discharge and further mortgage on property of Joseph Fisher in Cumberworth, Soyland, Lighthazles, Lockwood, Almondbury and Crosland 1729
DD101 1609 Counterpart lease of a messuage in Dalton
DD103 1557 Letters patent of Philip and Mary confirming privileges to the archbishops of York 1557
With transcription and translation
DD104 1572-1861 Deeds relating to property in Horton in Ribblesdale and to cattle-gates on the moor
Includes inventory of Oswald Clark of Horton 16 cent. Enclosure award for Horton [Selside, Shaw Park and Lamb Pasture] 1791
Steward's account book, Thomas Heselden for the Rev. Dr. Thomas Wilson of Carlisle. Includes records of taxes, building accounts, rents etc. in Yorkshire and Lancashire 1769-1783
Steward's accounts for the Rev. T. W. Morley 1783-1787
Plan of Embsay [1660]
Miscellaneous deeds relating to Aysgarth, Burton, Hutton Rudby, Northallerton, Ouseburn and Richmond 17th-18th century
See also DD117
DD105 17th-19th century Deeds relating to the West Riding
Including Airmyn, Drax, Goole, Hook, Leeds, Ripley, Ripon, Selby, Skipton and Swinefleet 17-19 cent.
Includes items relating to Lancashire and Yorkshire Railway Co. 1849
Wakefield, Pontefract and Goole Railway Bill 1845
Sheffield, Rotherham, Barnsley, Wakefield, Huddersfield and Goole Railway Act 1846
WharfedaleRailway Act 1846
DD106 17th-18th century Deeds relating mainly to Rawmarsh and Rotherham
DD107 1572-1850 Deeds relating to lands in the parishes of Clapham and Keighley
Particularly to Austwick, Clapham township, Lawkland and Utley and also to Kilnsey [parish of Burnsall] 1572-1850, mainly 18th century
Includes papers, mainly pauperism returns, relating to Settle poor law union 19th century
By-laws for Bentham by the school attendance committee of Settle union 1879
List of poor law unions in the West Riding n.d. [19th century]
Annual report of the medical officer of health for Settle rural sanitary district 1885
See also DD91 and MD270
DD108 1776 Shorthand diary of Edmund Peckover of Undercliffe [parish of Bradford]
Followed by longhand notes and accounts relating mainly to the sale of wool
DD109 16th-19th century Miscellaneous deeds relating to the West Riding
Including material on Appletreewick and Austwick 16th-17th century, Giggleswick 17th century
and a sale catalogue with plans of property in Skipton 1844
DD110 1739-1812 Deeds relating mainly to land in Doncaster but also to Hayton [Nottinghamshire]
DD111 19th century Deeds and papers relating to Bentham and Thornton in Lonsdale Includes plan of the manor of Bentham 1866
DD112 18th-20th century Papers relating to Ledsham school (Lady Elizabeth Hastings' foundation.) Includes registers 1749-1831 and 1833-1949
Accounts 1739-1810, 1837-1874
Housekeepers' accounts 1770-1771, 1816-1817
Accounts and vouchers for the building of the new schoolhouse 1739
Examiners' reports 1845-1896
Vouchers for bailiffs', housekeepers' and general running expenses 1740-1803
Mortgage deeds relating to Burton Salmon 1760, 1771
DD113 (1737) Copy confirmation of the charter of the liberty of Ripon
DD114 1804 Order of the mayor of Ripon for payment to the wife of Thomas Metcalfe, a private in the Ripon Loyal Volunteer Infantry, with certificate of his service
DD115 16th-19th century Staveley of North Stainley Collection
Papers of the Staveley family of North Stainley
Mainly deeds and papers relating to Austhorpe, Bingley, Carlton Miniott, Copt Hewick, Darley, Grewelthorpe, Kirkby Malzeard, Littlethorpe, Masham, Mickley, Ripon (hospital of St. John the Baptist), North Stainley, Staveley, Studley Roger, Swinton, Little Timble; also Swinsty Hall t. Little Timble and Old Sleningford (or Skirbeck) Hall [township of North Stainley with Sleningford]
Includes plans of Low Common 1686 and Westcoe Common 1686, Bellflask n.d. [17th century], Pennycrofts, North Lees all t. North Stainley
[18th century], and of estates at Keighley 1873, Lawnwith [township of Kirkby Malzeard] 1760, Shipley 1876 and Sowerby n.d. [19th century]
Miles Staveley's instructions to his son 1712-1718
Curious prophecy from a manuscript of Lord Powys' family [1648-1685]
Ancient arms of the Staveley family n.d. [17th century]
Album of material relating to Ripon borough election
(T. K. Staveley's experience as Liberal candidate) 1832
See also DD28
DD116 18th-19th century Miscellaneous deeds and papers
Comprising petition from the citizens of Halifax against the repeal of the act establishing a court of requests for the collection of small debts n.d. [?1776], deeds of George Wood and John Broadhead relating to Monk Bretton 17th century
Also abstract relating to lands in Hook, Howden and Kilpin 1763, partnership agreement relating to the River Don navigation 1739,
deed relating to Brampton en le Morthen 1814
DD117 17th-19th century Deeds relating to Norton in Ribblesdale
See also DD104
DD118 18th-20th century Deeds relating to Halifax, especially 'Mile Cross', belonging to the Gledhill and Holgate families
DD119 (1869) Copy will of William Walton of Halifax, woolstapler
DD120 1824 Settlement on the marriage of Joseph Oldroyd and Eleanor Magrath relating to lands and steam corn mill in Barnsley
DD121 . 13th-20th century Clifford of Skipton Collection
Papers of the Clifford family, earls of Cumberland and of their successors, earls of Thanet relating to the honour of Skipton & their Craven estates
Includes deeds and settlements relating to Barden, Grassington, Langbar, Londesborough, Nesfield, Silsden, Skibeden, Skipton, Steeton, Thorlby etc. 13th-19th century
Court rolls for West Ayton 1391, 1398, Barden forest 1542-1678, Barlby 1422, Bolton and Storiths 1553, Brompton 1378-1556, Buckden and Starbotton 1545-1591, Bolton and Halton 1553, Cononley 1553, Embsay and Eastby 1553, Eshton 1640-1674, Gargrave 1541-1683, Giggleswick 1579-1598, Holme upon Spalding Moor 1404-1405, Kildwick 1524-1611, Kimberworth 1523, n.d.[c.1518-23]-1528, Langstrothdale 1547-1597, Litton 1559-1587, Long Preston 1607, Marton 1553, Sawley 1592-1595, Settle and Giggleswick 1420-1421, Silsden 1553-1652, Silsden, Thorlby and Barden 1512, 1533, Skipton manor (book) 1752-1846, borough (rolls and books) 1448-1491, 1550-1553, 1630-1742, honour (rolls and books) 1448-1845, Staveley 1526, 1528, Stirton and Thorlby 1553-1699, Storiths and Hazelwood 1562-1572, Sutton 1438, Welham 1419, 1424, 1535, Weighton and Shipton 1606 and other manorial material.
Rentals, surveys and related papers for Skipton & the Craven area 14th-19th century
Manorial accounts relating to West Ayton, Barlby, Brompton, Broomfleet, Holme upon Spalding Moor and other properties of the Bromflete (Vescy) and de Aton families 15th century
Skipton stewards' accounts 16th-19th century
Skipton and Londesborough housekeeping accounts 1628-1629
Legal papers 15th-19th century
Papers relating to the Skipton - Holmbridge canal 1770-1773
MS verse treatise on alchemy [by George Ripley [late 15th century] Copy c.1560]
DD 121/109
See also DD 214 DD121 Add. - Clifford of Skipton additional papers 17th-19th century
Court books for Skipton manor 1847-1882, honour 1825-1882 and manors of Eshton 1741-1764, Gargrave 1761, Silsden 1752-1882, Stirton with Thorlby 1753-1882 Field books for Skipton 1757, Silsden 1823
Rental [photocopy] of Craven estates of Anne Clifford [1661]
Steward's memorandum book relating to Craven estates, including rental and valuation for Skipton and Silsden 1.17 cent.
Clifford pedigree [photographs] [1739]
Plan [printed] of Skipton Local Board of Health district 1860
Note: little of the collection has been published, but much of the early material was transcribed by Roger Dodsworth in the 17 cent., including some of the fragmentary medieval deeds.
See YRS Extra Series 5 (1947)
See also DD187
DD122 17th-19th century Deeds and papers relating to York.
Includes royal licence to Tate Wilkinson for a theatre in York 1803
DD123 17th-18th century Deeds and papers relating to coal mines at Ingleton and Bentham
DD124 18th century Deeds and papers relating to the West and North Ridings
Includes enclosure award and map for Brearton [parish of Knaresborough] 1773
DD125 13th-19th century Miscellaneous deeds
Relating to Brearley, Crosland, Dewsbury, Golcar, Huddersfield, Ossett, Quarmby, Skircoat and Stainland with wills and other papers, mainly relating to the West Riding 13th-19th century
Includes deeds of the Savile family of Copley Hall [township of Skircoat] 15th-19th century
Leases of Pontefract castle 1800, 1828
Deeds etc. of the Kennett, Pownall and Dawson families 13th-19th century, notably deeds and an inquisition post mortem relating to Dawson property at Daw Green [parish of Dewsbury] 13th-17th century
Inventory of Edmund Bothomely of Slaithwaite 1668
DD126 19th century Miscellaneous deeds, wills etc
Relating to Askrigg, Barnsley, Brampton, Dale Town [parish of Hawnby], Darfield, Doncaster, Guiseley, Kellington, Keyston [Huntingdonshire], Kirkheaton, Lavenham [Suffolk], Leeds, Little Mitton [Lancashire], Murton p. Hawnby, South Stainley, York and Australia.
DD127 1782-1808 Draft admittances to the manor of Newby [West Riding]
Includes sale notices relating to Standridge Farm, Slaidburn and Louside, Chipping [Lancashire] 1796
DD128 17th-20th century Deeds including copyhold admittances and wills, including those of the Barlow family.
Relate to Acomb, Adlingfleet, Burton Leonard, Clifton, Dewsbury, Fountains Earth p. Kirkby Malzeard, Goldthorpe, Pocklington, Roecliffe, Ripon, Royston, Sigsworth, Thornton with Bishopside and York 17th-20th century, mainly 18th-19th century
DD129 17th-19th century Deeds relating mainly to Ripon
Also to Bishop Monkton, Bramley [parish of Kirkby Malzeard], Burton Leonard, Galphay, Mickley, Great Ouseburn and Scotton 17th-18th century.
Includes plan of estates of D. Wilson in Burton Leonard 19th century
DD130 14th-19th century Documents relating to disputes over the payment of tithes in the parish of Gargrave 18-19 cent.
Includes translation of the appropriation of Gargrave church to the abbey of Sawley, from the register of Archbishop William Melton [1321]
Extracts from award relating to the division of common pasture at Salter and Mallow Dale [Lancashire] [1569]
See also DD141 and DD155
DD131 15th-17th century Miscellaneous papers
Undertaking by Esmond Hastynges and Henry de Nesfeld to perform the will of John Neville, Lord Latimer. Relates to manors of Danby and Thornton in Pickering Lythe and estates in Bedfordshire, Buckinghamshire and Northamptonshire 1412
Deed relating to Upper Ousegate, York 1652
DD132 16th-20th century Thellusson of Brodsworth Collection
Deeds and papers of the estate of Peter Thellusson of Brodsworth, banker, relating to Adwick le Street, Amotherby, Barnby Dun, Barnsley, Bentley, Brodsworth, Hampole, Hooton Pagnell, Marr, Moss, Owston, Pickburn, Stockbridge t. Bentley and Thorpe in Balne
Includes survey and field book of the manor of Brodsworth 1722
Inventory of furniture of R. A. Hay Drummond at Brodsworth Hall 1787
Deeds etc. relating to Durham, Hertfordshire and Northamptonshire 18th- 19th century.
See also DD168
DD133 17th-19th century Deeds, wills etc. relating to Appleton Roebuck, Bradford, Doncaster, Leeds and Rotherham
DD134 17th-19th century Deeds relating mainly to Burton Leonard, also to Knaresborough and York
See also DD124
DD135 1839-1898 Family papers
Marriage settlement relating to property in Guiseley, Otley and Wortley [parish of Leeds] 1839; will etc. of Senet Hall of Sheffield 1878-1898
DD136 1705-1876 Family papers
Settlement on Alathea Allanson, formerly Tempest, of London 1705 and two deeds relating to the Rev. John C. Chambers of Soho, London 1873, 1876
DD137 1753 Covenant to levy fine on lands in Pontefract
DD138 1744-1766 Deeds relating to Barrowby and Upper Whiston, and release to the executrix of William Ingram of Temple Newsam
DD139 17th-19th century Miscellaneous papers
Deeds relating to Selby, Sheffield and York 17th-18th century
Description of the Beamsley almshouses 1665; petition of Isabella Ann Ingram against the building of a turnpike road through her manor of Hatfield n.d. [19th century]
Indentures of apprenticeship, Settle 1770-1820
DD140 17th-19th century Deeds and wills
Relating to Attercliffe, Barnoldswick, Batley, Bolton Percy, Calverley, Campsall, Cononley, Farnham, Gomersal, Hollin Heys [parish of Saddleworth], Huddersfield, Kildwick, Rishworth, Scriven, Stannington, Tickhill, Wallerthwaite [parish of Ripon] and York.
DD141 17th-19th century Documents relating to the parish of Gargrave Includes tithe accounts and papers mainly 18 cent.
Rate assessments 18th-19th century
Poor law accounts 1791-1826
Churchwardens' receipts with plan of roads in Gisburn, Settle and Skipton area 1840-1889
Marriage licences and a death certificate 1816-1867
Deeds, bonds, wills etc. relating to Adwalton, Allerton, Austwick, Bowland, Clapham, Easington, Fewston rectory, Giggleswick and Horton in Ribblesdale 17th-18th century
Ordinations 17th-18th century
See also DD130, DD155 and MD335
DD142 (14th-17th century) Surveys and hearth tax records
Surveys of the manor of Almondbury [photocopies]
(1340, 1425 and 1578)
Lay subsidies and hearth tax arrears returns [photocopies] for the wapentake of Agbrigg and Morley (1523, 1545 and 1664)
DD143 16th-20th century Records of Thomas Leefe's ironmongery, Malton
Includes accounts etc. 18th-20th century
Title deeds of the shop premises and of lands at Acklam and Kirby Grindalythe 16th-17th century
DD144 1806 Exemplification of a recovery of a messuage and land etc. at Brotherton and Knottingley
DD145 1779-1814 Copyhold admittances for the manor of Ulleskelf 1779, 1814
DD146 11th-20th century Fawkes of Farnley Collection
Papers of the Fawkes family of Farnley Hall, Otley relating to their estates in Wharfedale, mainly at Arthington, Burley, Caley, Castley, Farnley, Hawksworth, Leathley, Lindley, Menston, Otley, Pool, Rigton and Stainburn and some in South Yorkshire, together with papers of the Ramsden, Ayscough, Atkinson, Gascoigne, Tomlinson, Shafto, Hawkesworth, Palmes, Fairfax, Savile, Calverley and other families
relating to further estates in Barkisland, Denby, Denton, Dewsbury, Draughton, Elland, Greetland, Haworth, Hollin Hall [parish of Ilkley], Keighley, Cold Kirby, Liversedge, Mirfield, Mixenden, Otley, Ovenden, Rimington and Stainland [11th]-20th century
Includes deeds 12th-19th century, notably of Byland abbey c.1270, 1315 and 1538 See YRS 39(1907) and 111(1946),
Fountains abbey lands in Stainburn 13th-14th century
See W. T. Lancaster, ed., Chartulary of the Cistercian Abbey of Fountains, 2 vols., 1915),
the Knights Hospitallers 1336 and lands formerly of Arthington nunnery 17th century
Court rolls for Baildon 1427-1490, Farnley 1591, 1635-1762, Hawksworth 1367-1446, Leathley 1533-1535, 1641-1696, 1759-1761, Lindley (rolls) 1604, 1722-1752, (book) 1722-1762, Menston 1370-1727, Stainburn (rolls) 1564-1754, (book) 1718-1762 and other manorial material
Rentals and surveys 16th-19th century notably of Otley rectory (tithe) 16th-17th century, Baildon 1645
Inquisition relating to lands at Burley formerly of Kirkstall abbey 1620
Maps 17th-20th century notably of Baildon common by Robert Saxton 1610
Accounts etc. notably building and household repairs accounts, mainly for Lindley Hall 1706-1748
Documents relating to the boundaries of Lindley, Stainburn and the forest of Knaresborough 16th-18th century, Kirkby Overblow [1362], Ilkley c.1592, Farnley, Harewood, Leathley and Rigton 18th century.
Journal relating to the funeral of Mrs. Christiana Fawkes 1767
Estate and personal correspondence, notably letters to Rev. Charles Burney of Greenwich and his son from his family and friends including his sister Frances D'Arblay (Fanny Burney) 1802-1838
Papers relating to the foundation of Earby grammar school 16 cent. and school at Elland 1735 Farnley township officers' accounts 1738-1848
See also DD161, DD193, DD198 and MS1193
DD147 18th-20th century Deeds and papers of the Wilson family relating to estates at Crofton, Kilham and Rudston
Includes maps and papers relating to the Scarborough and E. Riding Railway, the Manchester, Sheffield and Lincolnshire Railway and the London, Midland and Scottish Railway 19th century
DD148 13th-19th century Deeds and papers of the Slingsby family of Scriven
Includes deeds of the Ughtred family relating mainly to Moor Monkton
13th century-1531. See YRS 50 (1913)
Papers relating to Duchy of Lancaster lands at Knaresborough and to officers of the forest of Knaresborough 14th century-1675
Papers relating to the office of sheriff of Yorkshire, 1612, 1660
Deeds etc. relating to properties of the Slingsby family mainly in Knaresborough, the Thwaites family in York, the Harris and Turner families in Yorkshire [North Riding], Cornwall, Devon, Durham, London, Norfolk and Somerset 16th-18th century, notably documents relating to the printing of Sir John Coke's Institutes of the Laws of England 1668, 1677
Bonds of the Pepys family of London, 1624-1642
Recipe books (2) 17th and 18th century
See also DD56, DD149 and DD188
DD149 16th-20th century Letters of the Slingsby family
Relating to their estates, legal affairs, personal matters and the civil war 16-20 cent., notably papers relating to the sale of delinquents' estates 1651-1652
Many of the letters are published in D. Parsons, The Diary of Sir Henry Slingsby, of Scriven, Bart..., 1836
See also DD56, DD148 and DD188
DD150 18th-19th century Deeds and papers of the Wood family
Relating to Dallowgill [township of Laverton], Grantley, Kirkby Malzeard, Laverton, Pateley Bridge and Skelding [parish of Ripon]
DD151 1730-1880 Miscellaneous deeds relating to Barnsley, Bolsterstone, Penistone etc
DD152 19th-20th century Barnsley deeds
Deeds relating to 9 Market Hill, Barnsley 1813-1859 and to property of C. H. Charlesworth in Barnsley 1897-1923
See also DD159 and DD162
DD153 1626-1834 Copyhold admittances etc. relating to property in the manor of Wakefield at Austonley, Cartworth, Scholes, Thick Hollins t. Meltham, Thong p. Almondbury and in the graveship of Alverthorpe
DD154 1403-1868 Deeds and papers of the Sagar family relating to Warmfield and Colne [Lancashire]
Includes will of Otes Sagar, vicar of Warmfield, founder of Sagar's almshouse, Warmfield, 14 Feb. 1559
Survey of lands of Sir Thomas Waterton in Castleford, Houghton and Allerton 16 cent. Plan of an estate in Marsden 1855
DD155 1732 Lease for a year of advowson of the vicarage of Giggleswick
See also DD130, DD141 and MD335
DD156 19th-20th century Valuations etc. of property of Thomas Beaumont
In Barugh, Bretton, Cawthorne, Crigglestone, Cumberworth, Darton, Emley, Kexborough and elsewhere 1830-1833. Includes map of land in Cawthorne n.d.[19th century]
Military commissions of Wentworth Canning Blackett Beaumont
See also DD70 and MD340
DD157 1898 Duchy of Lancaster licence to assign a house and land in Harrogate, with plan
DD158 1683-1794 Deeds and bonds relating to Honley, Wortley [parish of Tankersley]
(Pearson family) and Ardens Grafton and Temple Grafton [Warwickshire]
DD159 17th-20th century Deeds relating to property in Barnsley
See also DD152 and DD162
DD160 18th-20th century Records of Tancred's Foundation, Whixley, founded by Christopher Tancred
Includes proceedings 1762-1956
Orders and regulations 1762-1939
Register of students 1762-1879
Register of pensioners 1762-1881
Accounts 1875-1955
DD161 17th-20th century Fawkes of Farnley Collection (second deposit)
Further records of the Fawkes family of Farnley Hall, Otley
Includes deeds etc. relating to property in Caley, Castley, Farnley, Harrogate, Hawksworth, Leathley, Menston, Newall, Norwood, Otley and Pool 17th-20th century
Rentals, surveys etc. 17th-20th century
Plans 18th-20th century
Household and building accounts 17th-20th century
Architectural drawings of Hawksworth Hall early19th century
Enclosure papers relating to Castley (with plan), Harewood (with traced plan), Leathley (with pre-enclosure plan), Menston, Otley, Pool (with plan), Rigton (Act), Stainburn (with pre-enclosure plan) 1749-1825
Papers relating to water works at Baildon, Burley, Menston and Yeadon 1858-1919
Papers relating to Otley rectory 1665-1899, Leathley rectory 1835-1905
Inquisitions etc. relating to doles of Otley mill dam 1677-1755
See also DD146, DD193, DD198 and MS1193
DD162 1823-1954 Deeds relating to property in Barnsley
See also DD152 and DD159
DD163 1746-1926 Deeds from Stockeld Park, Wetherby relating to Eastburn and Steeton, Kearby and Spofforth
See also MD59, DD170 and DD197
DD164 19th-20th century Wentworth of Woolley Collection (second deposit)
Deeds and papers of the Wentworth family of Woolley Hall
Includes deeds etc. relating to the manor of Woolley and to Chevet, Cold Hiendley, Darton, Notton, Royston and Staincross 19th-20th century
Deeds and papers relating to coal mining in the Barnsley area 19th-20th century.
See also DD57, DD200, MD272, MS681 and MS755
DD165 17th-19th century Papers of Bingley and Wilcock families
Testamentary papers of the Bingley family of Harrogate 1833-1867,
deeds etc. of the Wilcock family relating mainly to Halifax, Wakefield and Wakefield cum Heath 1649-1871
Also deeds relating to the estates of the earl of Kinnoull at Bilton in Ainsty, Syningthwaite [parish of Bilton] and York 1781-1792
See also DD132
DD166 1822-1917 Clarke Thornhill of Fixby Collection (second deposit)
Further estate deeds and papers of the Clarke Thornhill, family relating to property at Acomb, Bramley, Calverley, Churwell, Fixby, Lindley, Rastrick, Settle, Middlesex and Norfolk 1822-1917
See also DD12, MD130 and MS527
DD167 16th-20th century Records of Dewsbury rectory manor
Includes deeds relating to Dewsbury and to Clayton and Nether Shitlington [Netherton] 1564-1900
Court rolls 1574-1881 and other manorial material
See YAJ 21 (1911) Plans [1761]-1806
See also MS390
DD168 19th century Thellusson of Brodsworth Collection (second deposit)
Further papers of the Thellusson family of Brodsworth Hall relating to the Brodsworth estate
Includes papers relating to the demolition and rebuilding of the hall, 1861- 1864
Diaries, letters and papers of Charles Thellusson, mainly relating to horse racing, finance and family affairs 1820-1855
See also DD132
DD169 1733-1799 Deeds relating to property of the Squire family in Whixley
DD170 19th-20th century Papers of the Foster family of Stockeld Park, Wetherby
Relating to estates at Stockeld and at Bradford, Kirk Deighton, North Deighton, East Keswick, Linton, Sicklinghall, Spofforth and Wetherby 19th-20th century
Includes estate accounts 1891-1939
Maps and plans mainly of Stockeld Park and estate c.1891-1967
Financial and personal papers 19th-20th century
See also MD59, DD163 and DD197
DD171 19th century Miscellaneous family papers
Agreement to place Christopher Dresser as clerk to H. W. and R. Person, solicitors of Malton 1893.
Details of births and marriages of the Wilson family of Ardsley, Doncaster, Pontefract and Swinton 1838-1879
DD172 1920-1972 Deeds relating to 6 Claremont Avenue, Leeds
Includes abstract of title to property in Little Woodhouse 1857-1919
DD173 1844-1847 Volume of sketches, mainly of architectural features of churches
Including Crofton, Doncaster, Easingwold, Kirkthorpe, Melsonby, Ravensworth, Rossington, Rotherham, Sandal, Sprotborough, Stanwick St. John, Thirsk, Topcliffe and places in Cambridgeshire, Derbyshire, Durham, Lincolnshire and Northumberland
DD174 c.1613 Map of Silsden, Brunthwaite and Gill Grange showing coal pits
See also DD121
DD175 1590-17th century Papers of George Radcliffe of Gray's Inn, London
Includes letters to his mother Margaret Radcliffe at Thornhill 1613-1614
Survey of farm at West Haddlesley 1590
DD176 1865 Copyhold admittance, manor of Ingleton
DD177 1825-1895 Maps of Leeds and area including Moor Allerton and Roundhay
DD178 1789-1920 Deeds relating to property in Otley
DD179 c.1796-1916 Papers relating to the Firth, Fryer and other quaker families mainly in the Huddersfield area
DD180 1737-1929 Deeds, plan etc. relating to the Steander, Leeds
DD181 15th-20th century Records of the manor of Shelley
Includes deeds relating to Shelley and to Barugh, Barnsley, (?)Barkisland, Cumberworth, Dodworth, Kirkburton, Lepton, Netherton, Shepley and Thurstonland 1479-1918
See YRS 63 (1922) and 5 (1888)
Court rolls 1631- post 1760 and other manorial material
Rentals, surveys etc. mainly relating to Shelley 1637-1815
Papers relating to Kirkburton church 1667-1925
DD182 (1573) Copy of copyhold admittance, rectory manor of Halifax
DD183 1680-1812 Deeds etc. relating to property at Height, Bingley
Includes plan [printed] of enclosure of Rombalds Moor, Bingley 1861
DD184 1925-1939 Yorkshire Tykes' Club minutes
See also DD22
DD185 16th-20th century Personal papers of the Nussey, Leathley and other related families of Leeds and the West Riding
DD186 1807-1854 Deeds, copyhold admittances etc. relating to property in Otley Includes the manor house
DD187 20th century Notes and transcripts of W. E. Preston
Mainly of documents seen at Skipton castle 16th-18th century
See DD 121
Draft of article on Arthington nunnery n.d. [20th century]
Notes and extracts relating to the Bradford area 16th-17th century
DD188 1869-1973 Slingsby of Scriven Collection (additional deposit)
Further papers of the Slingsby family of Scriven, including estate and personal material 1869-1973 but mainly relating to the case of
C.E.E. Slingsby v. H.M. Attorney General 1913 - 1916
See also DD56, DD148 and DD149
DD189 1620 Deed relating to Halifax
DD190 1724 Settlement certificate of John Bell and family at Horsforth
DD191 1837-1892 Deeds relating to land at Churwell for building a Primitive Methodist chapel
DD192 18th-20th century Osborne, Duke of Leeds Collection (second deposit)
Further deeds and papers of the dukes of Leeds relating mainly to their Yorkshire estates including North and South Anston, West Appleton, Arrathorne, Aston, Aughton, Barnsley, Bramley p. Braithwell, Conisbrough, Deep Carrs, Dodworth, Hackforth, Hardwick, Harthill, Hooton Roberts, Hornby, Hunton, Kiveton, Langthorne, Great Langton, Netherthorpe p. Aston, Patrick Brompton, Seamer, Thorpe Salvin, Todwick, Treeton, Ulley, Wakefield, Wales, Woodall and Woodsetts and also to Buckinghamshire, Cambridgeshire, Cornwall and Westminster
See also DD 5

Copies of Fawkes family papers

DD193 - Photographs and photocopies of Fawkes family papers (1727-c.1872)
Maps and plans of estates of the Fawkes family at Guiseley, Hawksworth, Leathley, Lindley, Menston, Stainburn and Stead [township of Burley in Wharfedale]

DD193 Add. - Photocopies of documents relating to Menston and Hawksworth (18th-19th century)
Surveys of Menston 18th-19th century and Hawksworth 1811 and draft deposition relating to boundaries of Hawksworth common 1733
See also DD146, DD161, DD198 & MS 1193

DD194 1705-1900 Wills, letters etc. relating to Wales and Wiltshire
DD195 n.d.[18th century] Engraving of Leeds Mixed Cloth Hall
DD196 19th-20th century EJ Arnold and Son Ltd. papers DD196 - Plans of premises of EJ Arnold and Son Ltd. wholesale stationers, Leeds 19th-20th century DD196 Add. - E. J. Arnold, 3 Briggate, Leeds, general ledger 1871-1888 [and other items]
DD197 19th-20th century Further estate records relating to Stockeld Park, Wetherby Mainly correspondence 1935-1964, and some 20th century plans
See also MD59, DD 163 and DD 170
DD198 19th-20th century Fawkes of Farnley Collection (additional deposit)
Further estate records of the Fawkes family of Farnley Hall, Otley Mainly correspondence 1954-1972
See also DD146 and DD161
DD199 19th-20th century Tate family papers
Photograph on glass of a lady [?Mrs. Sam Tate of Leeds] n.d. [19 century] with other Tate items 1885 and 20th century
DD200 16th-20th century Further papers of the Wentworth family of Woolley Hall
Includes deeds etc. relating to Darton, Wistow and Woolley 16th-18th century
Papers relating to Woolley Moor enclosure 18th century. Papers relating to the tithes of Hickleton, Notton, Royston and Woolley [15th]-19th century.
Papers relating to the church, poor and school of Woolley 1649-1764 and Woolley colliery 19th century. Plan of Darton 1822
See also DD57, DD164, MD272 and MS755
DD201 1847-1873 Diaries of John Robert Tennant, D.L., J.P., Captain 3rd West Yorkshire Militia (1817-1894) of Chapel House, Kilnsey, and Kildwick Hall
DD202 n.d. [mid 13th century] Deed relating to land in Addingham
DD203 c.12th-18th century Lister family deeds
Relating to Calton, Airton, Coniston Cold, Hanlith, Kirkby Malham, Otterburn, Long Preston, Scosthrop and elsewhere from the archives of the Lister family, Barons Ribblesdale
DD204 1796-20th century

Killinghall township book

DD204 - Killinghall township book 1839-1870
Includes valuations for poor rates 1839 &1843-1863, vestry minutes 1862-1870

DD204 Add. - Killinghall township book 1796-1823
Includes list of Pound Rate of the value of lands at Killinghamm 1796, 1807, 1820, 1822 & 1823, list of constables 1780-1809, churchwardens accounts 1780-1822, overseer of the poor accounts 1780-1815, surveyor of the highways 1780-1821 and population in 1811 and 1821

Note: Subsequently used by Lewis family for accounts and notebook

DD205 1818 Deed of the 6th duke of Leeds to Charles Day
DD206 1369-1778 Hawksworth court rolls
DD207 1513 Deed regarding property in Darton
DD208 c.1620-
c. 1853
Deeds of the Wilkinson family regarding property in Hellifield and Slaidburn
DD209 1808 Record of wool sold by John Foster to William Hett of Yeadon and Thomas and Sam Lambert
DD210 1540-1780 Steeton with Eastburn manorial papers
Including estreat roll, call books and lists of jurors 1606-1780
Also letters patent regarding lands of various religious houses 1540s
DD211 16th-18th century Papers of the Slingsby family of Scriven and Red House
Including letters and deeds some regarding the Forest of Knaresborough
See also DD56, DD148, DD149, DD188, DD227 and MS1448
DD212 17th-20th
Papers of the Rimmington family of Gateforth and Ingmanthorpe
Including letters, wills and deeds
DD213 1792- 978 Records of the Lodge of Fidelity No. 289, Leeds
Including minute books, accounts and by-laws
DD214 17th-20th century Clifford family of Skipton Castle collection
Including maps of Skipton and Silsden, plans, leases, rentals, and accounts
See also DD121
DD215 1549-1640 Papers of Sir Richard Hawksworth
Including surveys of Hawksworth 1549, and Baildon 1634
DD216 17th century Yorkshire charters, escheats and inquisitions 1199-1485
DD217 1793-1820 Records of the Chapter of Fidelity No. 289, Leeds
Including minutes and accounts
See DD213
DD218 1879-1976 Records of the Defence Lodge No. 1221, Leeds
DD218 - Minute books 1868-1876
DD218 Add. - Minute books 1994-2000
DD219 1861-1918 Bateman family papers
Primarily relating to Sgt Henry Bateman of the Royal Artillery including correspondence and regimental accounts
DD220 1822-1846 Deeds regarding property of Ogden family of Clayton West
See also DD234, DD207, MS1252, MS914, MS875
DD221 1985-1988 Records of Historic Buildings Specialists Ltd, Horbury
DD222 & DD222 Add. 1878-1987 Records of Leeds Freemasons Leodiensis Chapter, Rose Croix No. 77
Includes minutes 1904-1952
DD223 1616-20th century Deeds and papers of Dr R.G. Rowley
Regarding Skipon and area including Beamsley Hospital
DD224 & DD224 Add. 1977-1981 Field notes and record sheets with photographs and maps
regarding Yorkshire Boundary Project
DD225 1824-1923 Duke of Leeds collection
Legal and estate papers regarding Godolphin Osborne family, dukes of Leeds, including deeds, settlements, legal papers and correspondence regarding Yorkshire, Buckinghamshire and Cornwall estates
See also DD5 and DD192
DD226 1737-1910 Deeds regarding property of Office Supplies (Northern) Ltd. in Armley
DD227 1623-1658 Correspondence of Sir Henry Slingsby (1602-1658)
See also DD56, DD148, DD149, DD188, DD211, and MS1448
DD228 1611 Deed regarding mineral rights in Barwick and Scholes manors
DD229 1873-2001

Records of Coronation Lodge No. 2922, Allerton
Including minute books, lists of members and attendance books and Freemason newspaper

DD229 - Includes minute books 1902-1982

DD229 Add. - Includes minute books 1983-1993

DD230 1822-1893 Papers regarding freemasonry in the West Riding
Including notes on Yorkshire lodges, printed minutes for the Provincial Grand Lodge for the West Riding of the county of York 1822-1893 and copy letter books of the Provincial Grand Secretary 1840-1856
DD231 1741-1936 Deeds and papers of Heaton family
Mainly regarding Leeds and Harrogate. Includes documents regarding Dr. John Deakin Heaton (1817-1880), Ellen Heaton (1816-1894) and Beresford Rimington Heaton
DD232 1795-1976 Records of Alfred Lodge No. 306
Including minutes, attendance book, accounts and by-laws
DD233 18th-20th century Records of Nussey, Morgan, Phillips, Brown and Weatherill families of Leeds, Morley, Gildersome and Thorner
Including correspondence and photographs
DD234 1940-1949 Ration books belonging to Addy family of Clayton West
DD235 1861-1875 Records of Skelmanthorpe Weslyan Day School
Including log book 1863-1875, enrolment book 1871-1873, and correspondence 1861-1862
See also MS1414 and DD237
DD236 1804 Probate of the will of Grace, Dowager Lady Grantley, wife of 1st Baron of Red Rice, Hampshire and Markingfield Hall
See also DD53
DD237 1637-c. 1880 Deeds of Marsden family regarding property in King Street and Paradise Square, Skelmanthorpe
DD238 1845-1846 Sermons of the Rev. James Parsons of York
DD239 1895-1942 Marriage settlement and related deeds for Alice K. Ashton and Robert B. Muir
DD240 16th-20th century Records of Beamsley Hospital
Including deeds, administrative papers, accounts and maps
DD241 1610-18th century Ralph Thoresby and Thomas Wilson manuscripts
Including a volume of letters to Thoresby
DD242 1530 Deed regarding memorial masses in Dortmund [in German]
DD243 1348-1798 Deeds regarding Badsworth Common
Including deeds regarding Towton and Saxton 1358 and Wentbridge 15th century
DD244 early 20 century Dewsbury parish church, tracings of stained glass possibly
by Sidney D. Kitson
DD245 1897 A judge's court case notebook
DD246 1825 Leeds Oil Gas Company meter book
DD247 1794-1996

Records of Philanthropic Lodge No. 304, Leeds
Including minute books and instruction minute books

DD247 - Includes minute books 1794-1997

DD247 Add. Includes minute book 1980-1989

DD248 1766-2003 Records of the Lodge of Unanimity No. 154, Wakefield

Collection withdrawn.

Restricted access to post 1900 documents
DD249 1816-1978 Records of Barnsley Freemasons Lodge No. 1513
DD250 1719-1730 Memorandum book of William Nelson, Clerk of Beverley
DD251 1822-1919 Record of the Provincial Grand Lodge of West Yorkshire and the Leeds Educational and Beneficial Institution.
DD252 1682 Rental for Bretton and Hunmanby
DD253 1896-1970 Ye Grene Companye annals, record of the activities of the Society of Archer Antiquaries
DD254 1923-1974 Scrapbooks of Major Le G.G.W Horton-Fawkes
DD255 1700-1715 Household account book of Mrs Currer of Kildwick
DD256 17th-19th century Papers of Powell, Eddison, Freeman & Wilkes, Solicitors
Regarding role as solicitors as Stewards of the Manor to the Honour of Knaresborough, and role as Clerk to the Justices of Claro and Burgh and Liberty of Ripon, and Clerk to Knaresborough Burial Board. Also papers re solicitors practice including client files, day books, accounts and schedule of deeds including material regarding Knaresborough Spa Baths, Knaresborough parish church and Marshall's Charity school
DD257 1574-1852 Deeds regarding Horsforth, Aiskew and Leeds