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Ancestry Library Edition Ancestry Library Edition

The Ancestry Library website offers information on family trees and much more.

Ancestry is only fully available from within East Riding Libraries.

Find My Past Find My Past

Trace your ancestry and build a family tree by researching extensive birth records, census data, obituaries and more with findmypast

Click here to open a printable document on How to Search the Yorkshire Collection 

Full free access to Find my Past is only available within East Riding Libraries.

The British Newspaper Archive 
This rich and hugely exciting on-line resource, packed with the nation’s published memory and historical detail over the last 300 years, is now  is free to access without limits at the East Riding ArchivesTreasure House and any East Riding Library
Once you have completed your registration on the British Newspaper Archive website you will have unlimited access to search through millions of digital newspaper articles from local and regional papers dating back to 1700.

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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.

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