Yorkshire CD books

Old and rare Yorkshire books on CDrom or as pdf file downloads

photograph of the book
Halifax Wills, 1389 to 1544
by J.W. Clay and E.W. Crossley

CD ROM and download version
produced by Yorkshire CD books ©

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The data on this CD rom/ downloadable pdf is computer searchable.


"Halifax Wills, 1389 to 1544 " was published around 1904, and contains well over 200 pages. The book is in two parts (1389 to 1514, and 1515 to 1544). To quote from the preface (see below) "Much light is thrown by these Wills upon local genealogy and topography, as well as upon the mode of life, customs, and habits of the people". There are approximately 320 wills given in this book, along with information on a further 70 in the appendices.

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