Lunds baptisms - Burials
Muker Bishops Transcripts - Bapt Marriage Burial
Grinton baptisms - a large file, slow download
Aysgarth baptisms - large file, possible slow download
Civil Marriages When Oliver Cromwell governed England during the 1600's, religious marriages were banned and civil marriages were introduced. Most people objected to this and the attempt eventually failed. Civil Marriages did not become possible again in England until 1837. This list includes some local marriages during that period.
Arkengarthdale - part of the full tythe covering the Langthwaite/Arkle Town/Old Yard end of the dale. This is a large image so may be slow loading. Images listed below are enlarged portions of the individual villages.
Old Yard 1841
School Log Books
Can often reveal interesting items. I have included a selection of entries from a few local primary schools
Wills and Indentures A number of transcripts of mainly Swaledale-related wills, plus a few transcripts of indentures linked to my own family line.
Rambles in Swaledale - a book written by John Routh in 1880 which gives a good insight into life in Swaledale at that time. (requires Adobe acrobat)
The Diary of James Lonsdale Broderick
In 1876 and 1877, Broderick, one of the family from Spring End nr. Gunnerside, visited parts of Iowa, Wisconsin and Ohio. Here is a transcript of that part of his visit to Ohio. The file is in .pdf format
Here you will find many familiar Swaledale names.......Spensley, Woodward, Hammond, Daykin, Bowes, Eglin, Brunskill etc.