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The local history of the historic county, organised by parish.

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A History of the County of York: the City of York

P.M. Tillott (editor) (1961)
The volume takes both a chronological and a thematic approach to the history of the City of York from before the Norman Conquest to the twentieth century.

A History of the County of York: Volume 3

William Page (editor) (1974)
A part volume from the VCH, dealing with religious houses in the County of York, including York and Beverley minsters, and the prominent Cistercian houses Rievaulx and Fountains.

A History of the County of York East Riding: Volume 1The City of Kingston upon Hull

K. J. Allison (editor) (1969)
A chronological and thematic account of the history of the city of Hull, along with topographical accounts of several outlying villages.

A History of the County of York East Riding: Volume 3Ouse and Derwent wapentake, and part of Harthill wapentake

K J Allison (Editor), A P Baggs, G H R Kent, J D Purdy (1976)
The volume covers a large area in the Vale of York, lying to the south and east of the city. The area stretches from Catton in the north to Hemingborough in the south, and includes some areas which now form suburbs of York, including Fulford and Heslington.

A History of the County of York East Riding: Volume 6The borough and liberties of Beverley

K J Allison (Editor), A P Baggs, L M Brown, G C F Forster, I Hall, R E Horrox, G H R Kent, D Neave (1989)
Beverley stood high among the provincial towns of medieval England, with the great minster church and the college of St. John.

A History of the County of York East Riding: Volume 7Holderness Wapentake, Middle and North Divisions

G H R Kent (Editor), K J Allison, A P Baggs, T N Cooper, C Davidson-Cragoe, J Walker (2002)
Covers the area of the East Riding between the north sea to the east and the the river Hull to the west, bordering the borough of Kingston-upon-Hull.

A History of the County of York North Riding: Volume 1

William Page (editor) (1914)
The first of two volumes, covering six wapentakes in the western half of the North Riding. It includes an account of the borough of Richmond.

A History of the County of York North Riding: Volume 2

William Page (editor) (1923)
Describes five wapentakes, mainly in the north and east of the North Riding. It includes accounts of the borough of Scarborough and the liberty of Whitby, as well as the North Yorkshire moors and parts of Cleveland.