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Links to other, external sites, either local or historical in nature...

1. Local sites: Skipton + local area:

Skipton Castle - over 900 years old, Skipton Castle is one of the most complete and best preserved medieval castles in England...
www.skiptoncastle.co.uk/

Skipton Town Council - pages of information on the Council's provision of services to the community, procedures and systems, structure and personnel...
www.skiptontowncouncil.gov.uk/

Craven District Council - Craven is an outstanding scenic area, with a mix of natural limestone and millstone grit landscapes, moorland...
www.cravendc.gov.uk/

Craven College - the College of the Dales is a partnership of organisations which have come together to meet the learning needs of local communities throughout the Dales...
www.craven-college.ac.uk/

Skipton Folk Club - Tuesdays 8:30pm Swan Inn, Carleton-in-Craven, near Skipton...
www.skiptonfolkclub.co.uk/

Skipton and Craven Action for Disability - SCAD is open to all people with disabilities in the Craven area. Our aims are to enhance quality of life for people with disabilities...
www.scad.demon.co.uk/

Rotary Club of Skipton - Rotary is a worldwide organization of business and professional leaders that provides humanitarian service...
www.skipton-rotary.org.uk/

Skipton Rugby Football Club - official website of Skipton Rugby Football Club...
www.skiptonrfc.co.uk/

Holy Trinity Church Skipton - This ancient church has been here at the top of the High Street for centuries, welcoming local people as well as folk from all over the world...
www.bradford.anglican.org/skipton-ht/

Skipton and Grassington Circuit - the Skipton and Grassington Circuit of the Methodist Church in England covers a substantial part of the Yorkshire Dales...
www.skiptonandgrassingtonmethodist.org.uk/

Skipton Cricket Club - providing cricket to Skipton and the surrounding Yorkshire Dales for over 150 years. Currently run two senior and four junior cricket teams...
www.skiptoncricketclub.co.uk/

Skipton Sheep Day - Skipton's annual Sheep Day is a terrific Family day out,. The website has a great collection of photographs of past events...
www.sheepday.co.uk/

Bronte Country - an area of Pennine upland in West Yorkshire. A windswept land of heather and wild moors, the inspiration for the classic works of the Bronte sisters...
www.bronte-country.com/

Skipton Little Theatre - situated on Clifford Street just past Tesco and opposite The Railway Pub. It's little in every sense of the word seating only 75 people but the atmosphere and welcome that awaits you is far bigger...
www.skiptonlittletheatre.org.uk/

Malham - one of the most popular villages in the Yorkshire Dales. The stunning scenery of Malham Cove and Gordale Scar...
www.malhamdale.com/

Skiptonweb.net - Web Design & Website Hosting within Skipton & The Yorkshire Dales...
www.skiptonweb.net/

Cowlingweb - Cowling Web is a free website dedicated to Cowling Village, it's inhabitants, history and the surrounding area known as Cowling Parish...
www.cowlingweb.co.uk/

Digital Dalesman - Personal website of David Alcock. The site is a showcase of his photography
www.digitaldalesman.co.uk/


2. History/Geneology sites:

Craven Indexes - Family & local history research & church indexes within Craven & Skipton
www.cravenindexes.co.uk/

Local History Magazine - website of the UK's only independent national magazine for people with an interest in local history...
www.local-history.co.uk/

Familia - UK and Ireland guide. A web-based directory of family history resources held in public libraries in the UK and Ireland...
www.familia.org.uk

Genuki -serves as a 'virtual reference library' of genealogical information of particular relevance to the UK & Ireland. A noncommercial service...
www.genuki.org.uk

Family Search - family history website brought to you by the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints...
www.familysearch.org

Thomas Shires Collection - The Thomas Shires Collection is a website dedicated to the old photographs of Thomas Atherton Shires who lived and worked in Bolton at the end of the 19th century and the very beginning of the 20th century....
www.thomasshirescollection.co.uk

Old Skipton, a virtual tour - an online photo gallery of Skipton past, from Daelnet. 17 old black & white photos, nicely thumbnailed...
www.daelnet.co.uk/local/history/oldskipton/contents.htm

Victoria County History - since 1899 presenting the history of English places and their people, written county by county from original documents...
www.englandpast.net/families.html

The National Archives - covers England, Wales and the United Kingdom. Formed 2003 bringing together the Public Record Office and the Historical Manuscripts Commission...
www.nationalarchives.gov.uk/

Skipton, Yorkshire, Various transcripts - useful skipton history & family links
http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.com/~petyt/skipton.htm

Family Records - aims to help users find the government records and other sources they need for family history research. Information on Births, Marriages & Deaths, Census, Migration...

1901 Census - official genealogy site of the Welsh & English census information for 1901
www.1901census.nationalarchives.gov.uk/

Amazon Bookshop - Search Amazon for 'Skipton' book titles
www.amazon.co.uk/

 


3. The County of Yorkshire:

Old Yorkshire Magazine - the county's favourite local and family history periodical. Origins go back to the year 1881...
www.oldyorkshire.co.uk/

The Dalesman - for over 60 years Dalesman readers have enjoyed discovering more about the glory of Yorkshire. Stories about the people and places that make Yorkshire unique...
www.dalesman.co.uk/

The Yorkshire Dales - a land of breathtaking scenery where rich heritage lies around every corner. Above all, a quiet, peaceful and unspoilt environment...
www.yorkshiredales.org/

Yorkshire Dales Millenium Trust - charity based in the Yorkshire Dales working with local communities to carry out a whole host of conservation projects...
www.ydmt.org/

North Yorkshire County Council - provides essential services including education for life, community care, communications links and public protection...
www.northyorks.gov.uk/

Daelnet - a guide to the Yorkshire Dales, the jewel in the crown of Northern England. The first website in the world totally dedicated to the Yorkshire Dales...
www.daelnet.co.uk/

Yorksview - a website dedicated to the County of Yorkshire, England. Yorkshire is England’s largest county – four million acres – and its most varied and beautiful...
www.yorksview.co.uk/

 

 


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