Related History Organisations
The following are links to organisations that provide local historical information.
Providing a full library and information service to the residents of Harrogate, with many associated facilities.
The foundation stone was laid on 17 October 1904 by Alderman Horace Milling JP, Mayor of Harrogate. It underwent a £3.4 million restoration which was completed in 2010 and was reopened by the Duke of Gloucester in 2011. The library was awarded Grade II listing in 1975.
NYCC Records Office
"On the reorganisation of local government in 1974, Harrogate was moved from the former West Riding into North Yorkshire. Accordingly, the county record office has many records relating to the town, including of its local government but also of such as schools, churches and chapels."
Harrogate and District Family History Society
"Harrogate and District Family History Society is a small independent society which was established in 2006 having previously partnered with Ripon Historical Society. We are a registered charity run solely by enthusiastic volunteers with a passion for family and local history."
The object of the Society is to provide family history and Genealogy education for the benefit of anyone living in the Harrogate and surrounding areas or who have family links to that area.
Bilton Historical Society
"Bilton Historical Society is a local history society based at the Bilton Community Centre,
The Society was formed in 1996 to record, investigate and promote an awareness of Bilton's heritage and future, to unravel the secrets of Bilton’s past, its people, buildings, railways, industry, the royal hunting park and a lost way of life."