Links to relevant events pages, brochures and flyers are below.
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 free to access at the East Riding Archives, Treasure House and any East Riding Library. With this additional resource anyone can access and search through millions of digital newspaper articles from local and regional papers dating back to 1700.
The libraries and archives services have a wide range of resources to help you study local and family history. This part of the library catalogue provides you with digital resources and links to hard copy resources to inspire you to find out more about the area you live in and your family history.
All libraries have a small collection of local history books for loan and there are specialist titles to help you trace your family tree. Log In to your library account and use the Search above to find the books you want and request for them to be delivered to your local library free of charge.
All libraries, including the Long Stay Mobile Libraries, have computers so that you can consult Ancestry Library Edition and Find My Past. With these sites you can access historic census returns and a huge range of other historical information.
If there is some particular Local Studies information that you are looking for but cannot find it using the Search above or our other online resources, you can contact the Local Studies Libraries direct by email below. It doesn't matter where you live, the Local Studies Libraries cover the whole county of East Riding of Yorkshire.
Bridlington Local Studies Library
Goole Local Studies Library
*Click the leaflet covers in the left column for more information.
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
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.
Some libraries have drop in advice sessions organised by the East Yorkshire Family History Society (EYFHS). To see if your local library holds these sessions click the link below.