Discover your Yorkshire ancestors who attended or were teachers in schools between 1862 and 1959. Explore their school records to find the year and the school they attended. School records are a great way to fill the gaps in between birth and marriage dates on your family tree.
Each record includes a transcript of the original school record. The amount of information will vary, you may be able to find a combination of the following:
The Yorkshire School Logs contains over 137,000 school Log records from 63 Schools in Yorkshire (West Riding) covering the period 1862 to 1959.
Transcribed by the Calderdale Family History Society, the school logs include both pupils and teachers records.
School records can be an extremely rich source of information for genealogy research and add colour to the life of your ancestor with the details that they provide.
To get the best from the School Logs, you may wish to read all the text around the given entry. To get a copy of the original image, contact West Yorkshire Archive Service at firstname.lastname@example.org quoting the full document reference and the page number involved. There may be a small fee for this service.
Begin your search broadly with just a name.
If needed, you can narrow your results by including additional search criteria such as a year, school name or place.