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East Riding of Yorkshire Council

Principal Public Libraries with family history resources
Research services
Registrar General's Index
Census records
Electoral registers
Poll books
International Genealogical Index
Unpublished indexes
Parish registers
Published transcripts
Other materials
Guides to collections
Record Office address
Other information

Library Services URL:
Chapman County Codes (BS 6879): ERY, HUM, WRY

2. Principal Libraries with Family History resources

Beverley Local Studies Library
Beverley Library
Champney Road
HU17 8HE
Tel: 01482 392755
Fax: 01482 881861

Opening hours:

Monday: 0930-1700
Tuesday: 0930-1900
Wednesday: 0930-1700
Thursday: 0930-1900
Friday: 0930-1900
Saturday: 0900-1300

Other Libraries:

Bridlington Local Studies Library
Bridlington Library
King Street
YO15 2DF
Tel: 01262 672917
Fax: 01262 670208
Opening hours: Monday: 0930-1900, 1400-1500; Tuesday-Wednesday: 0930-1700 ; Thursday: 0930-1300; Friday: 0930-1900; Saturday: 0900-1300

Goole Local Studies Library
Goole Library
Carlisle Street
DN14 5DS
Tel: 01405 762187
Fax: 01405 768329
Opening hours: Monday: 1000-1900; Tuesday: 1000-1700; Wednesday: 1000-1900; Thursday, Friday: 1000-1700; Saturday: 0900-1300

3. Research Service

Service available? Yes

Fee-based? 30 minutes' research free of charge. �12 per hour or part thereof subsequently.

Provided by local Record Office? Yes.
4. Births, Deaths and Marriages

Registrar General's Indexes from 1837 (microform), or Registrar General for Scotland's Computerised Index from 1855.

Locations No

5. Census returns

Beverley: East Riding of Yorkshire 1841-1901 (some gaps in Hull coverage)
Bridlington: Bridlington/Bridlington Quay and surrounding villages 1841-1901
Goole: Goole and District (Marshland, Howdenshire & Snaith Parish) 1841-1901

6. Directories

6(a) County and Regional Directories

Beverley: a wide range covering East Yorkshire/North Yorkshire combined or East Yorkshire alone. 1791-1939
Bridlington: Kelly's/White's/Post Office covering East Yorkshire/North Yorkshire or East Yorkshire alone 1811-1939
Goole: Baines vol.1 W. Riding, vol.2 E.&W. Ridings 1822
Pigot & Co's National Commercial Directory 1834
White/Kelly's West Riding 1838, 1867, 1897, 1927

6(b) City and Town Directories


6(c) Telephone Directories

Beverley: Hull, Scarborough and York directories 1979 to date
Bridlington: Hull, Scarborough and York directories 1990 to date
Goole: none

7. Electoral registers and polls books

7(a) Electoral Registers

Beverley: East Yorks 1834 to 1871; (with gaps) 1918, 1925, 1946 to date
Beverley 1851-1869 (some gaps), 1918, 1925-1939 (some gaps)
Bridlington: Bridlington 1899-1980 (incomplete); Bridlington & E. Yorks 1980 to date
Goole: Goole and District 1979 onwards (some gaps)

7(b) Poll Books

Beverley: Beverley 1784-1868
East Riding 1741, 1807, 1837, 1868
Bridlington: none
Goole: none

8. International Genealogical Index (IGI)

Beverley. 1992. Microfiche
Bridlington. 1988. Microfiche
Goole. 1993. Microfiche

9. Unpublished Indexes

Beverley. Enquiry file
Bridlington: none
Goole: none

10. Parish Registers

Beverley: none*
Bridlington: none*
Goole: none*. Microfilm - Blacktoft 1813-1890, Howden 1770-1812, Snaith 1656-1727 (not transcripts)
*Except for transcripts published in Yorkshire Archaeological Society Record Series. Goole 17 vols. only

11. Periodicals (excl. newspapers)

Banyan Tree. Beverley. 1977 to date
Transactions of the East Riding Antiquarian Society. Beverley, vols. 1-29; Bridlington, vols 1-29; Goole, vols 1-10, 12-26, 29

12. Published Transcripts of Archival Material

Yorkshire Archaeological Society Record Series. 1885 to date. Beverley, Bridlington (gaps), Goole
Surtees Society Publications. 1835-1976. Beverley, Bridlington 4-154 (many gaps)
Goole 4-114 (many gaps)
Early Yorkshire charters; Beverley (I-XII); Bridlington (I-XII); Goole (I-X)

13. Other material

Beverley - none
Bridlington: Annals of Bridlington 1869-1942 (bound newspaper cuttings relating to the town, the majority indexed)
Goole: none

14. Guides to Collections

Beverley: free introductory leaflet
Bridlington: free introductory leaflet
Goole: free introductory leaflet

15. Local Record Offices

University of Hull
University Archivist
Brynmor Jones Library
University of Hull
Hull HU6 7RX
Tel: 01482 465265

East Riding of Yorkshire Council
Archives and Records Service
County Hall
HU17 9BA
Tel: 01482 392790

Other information