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|John Nellist (Dad's Side)|
The Yorkshire Genuki Page - A general description of Yorkshire to lots of genealogy and history links of the area.
For a current day overview of what's going on in Yorkshire, plus a tadbit of history of the area, check out yorkshire.net.
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|Sheffield - West Riding|
Sheffield is the fourth largest city in England, in the county of South Yorkshire. Sheffield was famous for its steel industry and related industries, but is now developing as an important cultural centre.
History of Sheffield, Yorkshire, from Baine's Directory of the County of York (1823)
History of the Borough of Sheffield
The Genuki Sheffield Page - including links to the daily local newspapers
The Familia Page lists genealogical resouces in Sheffield.
Note that Yorkshire is apparently split into three divisions. Sheffield, the home of the Backuses (and also Binghams) is that division called: Yorkshire West Riding.
|Howden, Snaith, Pontefract - Yorkshire|
Return to English Origins - Index to English Heritage sites
Medieval English Towns - A comprehensive site with all kinds of information about various towns.
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