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Businesses (71)

Organisations (114)

Families (14)

  • Banks, Walker, Kemp and Gill families of Wakefield Wakefield, Yorkshire
  • Brudenell family of Deene Park Deene Park, Northamptonshire;Oakley Reynes, Bedfordshire;Stoke Mandeville, Buckinghamshire;Doddington, Huntingdonshire;Cranhoe, Leicestershire;Slawston, Leicestershire;Stonton Wyville, Leicestershire;Hougham, Lincolnshire;Marston, Lincolnshire;Great Oakley, Northamptonshire;Ayston, Rutland;Wardley, Rutland;East Ardsley, Yorkshire;West Ardsley, Yorkshire;Bramley, Yorkshire;Headingley, Yorkshire;Howley, Yorkshire;Wakefield, Yorkshire
  • Brudenell, family, Earls of Cardigan Deene, Northamptonshire;Oakley Reynes, Bedfordshire;Stoke Mandeville, Buckinghamshire;Doddington, Huntingdonshire;Cranhoe, Leicestershire;Slawston, Leicestershire;Stonton Wyville, Leicestershire;Hougham, Lincolnshire;Marston, Lincolnshire;Great Oakley, Northamptonshire;Ayston, Rutland;Wardley, Rutland;East Ardsley, Yorkshire;West Ardsley, Yorkshire;Bramley, Yorkshire;Headingley, Yorkshire;Howley, Yorkshire;Wakefield, Yorkshire
  • Clay family of Walton Walton, Yorkshire
  • Egremont family of Reedness Hall Reedness, Yorkshire
  • Frank family of Campsall Campsall, Yorkshire;Earlham, Norfolk
  • Ibbetson family of Denton Denton, Yorkshire
  • Legge, family, Earls of Dartmouth Swallowfield, Berkshire;Wokingham, Berkshire;Bradwell, Buckinghamshire;Olney, Buckinghamshire;Warrington, Buckinghamshire;Wolverton, Buckinghamshire;Pleasley, Derbyshire;Chilanga, Rhodesia;Basingstoke, Hampshire;Chineham, Hampshire;Crondall, Hampshire;Blackheath, Kent;Godmersham, Kent;Lewisham, Kent;Wigan, Lancashire;Foxton, Leicestershire;Gumley, Leicestershire;Kentish Town, Middlesex;Westminster, Middlesex;Albrighton, Shropshire;Abbots Bromley, Staffordshire;Handsworth, Staffordshire;Patshull, Staffordshire;Pattingham, Staffordshire;Sandwell, Staffordshire;Smethwick, Staffordshire;West Bromwich, Staffordshire;Occold, Suffolk;Worplesdon, Surrey;Racton, Sussex;Farnley Tyas, Yorkshire;Honley, Yorkshire;Morley, Yorkshire;Slaithwaite, Yorkshire;Woodsome, Yorkshire;Mountjoy, County Tyrone
  • Micklethwaite family of Painthorpe Painthorpe, Yorkshire
  • Nevile family of Chevet and Skelbrooke Chevet, Yorkshire;Skelbrooke, Yorkshire
  • Saltmarshe family of Saltmarshe Saltmarshe, Yorkshire
  • Waterton family of Walton hall Walton Hall, Yorkshire
  • Wentworth family of Woolley Woolley, Yorkshire
  • Wood family of Tingley House Tingley, Yorkshire

Paper catalogues available to view at The National Archives - (26)

  • NRA 23091 William Aldam, MP: business and other papers link to scanned list
  • NRA 23031 RL Arundale: Horbury, Yorks, local history collection link to scanned list
  • NRA 24893 Blenheim Baptist Chapel, Leeds link to scanned list
  • NRA 23596 British and Foreign Bible Society: Wakefield branch link to scanned list
  • NRA 23595 Brudenell family, Earls of Cardigan: West Riding estate papers
  • NRA 24534 Calder & Hebble Navigation link to scanned list
  • NRA 23029 Castleford Borough
  • NRA 23414 Chalker, Mosby & Hick, solicitors, Wakefield
  • NRA 23598 Durnford & Wood, mining engineers, Wakefield link to scanned list
  • NRA 25321 Egremont of Reedness: misc family and estate papers
  • NRA 25322 Frank family of Campsall: family and estate papers
  • NRA 23033 Greaves, Atter & Beaumont, solicitors, Wakefield link to scanned list
  • NRA 23415 George Keir, solicitors, Barnsley link to scanned list
  • NRA 26057 Leeds & Liverpool Canal Co link to scanned list
  • NRA 23594 Legge family, Earls of Dartmouth: West Riding estates
  • NRA 7297 Rotherham: Feoffees of the Common Lands
  • NRA 26058 Sharlston Coal Co Ltd
  • NRA 23816 EP Shaw & Co Ltd, mineral water mfrs, Wakefield link to scanned list
  • NRA 9199 South Yorkshire Industrial Museum collection link to scanned list
  • NRA 23032 Wakefield Archives Department: misc accessions
  • NRA 23089 Wakefield Borough
  • NRA 23001 Wakefield Conservative Association link to scanned list
  • NRA 23135 Wakefield Historical Society link to scanned list
  • NRA 23597 Wakefield Weather Station link to scanned list
  • NRA 23136 Waterton family of Walton Hall: deeds and estate papers
  • NRA 29715 Yorkshire schools

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