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Wakefield & District Family History Society

Do you have any ancestors who settled in this southeast corner of West Yorkshire? If so, you will probably be able to find details of their baptisms, marriages and burials in the handy booklets listed below. Maybe the epitaphs on their memorial inscriptions would provide clues for further research and so help your family tree to grow further.

Life still carried on whilst the men were away at the Western Front in the First World War and announcements still appeared in the Wakefield Express newspaper for births, marriages and deaths. Are your ancestors amongst them?