Barwick-in-Elmet Historical Society

Links to other places of interest

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Barwick and its History
The Barwick-in-Elmet and Scholes Parish Council web site - council news with links to various bodies in the parish.
Barwick in Bloom - The site with details of the successful volunteer group who keep the village in bloom.
All Saints Church, Barwick-in-Elmet. Current activity and News.
Barwick-in-Elmet C.E.Primary School
Barwick-in-Elmet Maypole News on Facebook. For up to date information regarding the next maypole raising.
Barwick in Elmet parish page on the Genuki Yorkshire web-site. This item links to similar detail in villages in the rest of the U.K.
A video lasting 2½ minutes of Barwick-in-Elmet featuring the main aspects of the village in the early 21st century.
For any communication with the Society
The hymns of Rector Bathurst. A site devoted to hymns including
one of our own rectors.
Barwick-in-Elmet and Scholes War Memorials Biographic details of the names on the memorials and the history of the memorials.
The Royal Observer Corps' Cold War site situated to the north of the Leeds Road near Taylor Lane.
English Heritage Images of England site. Search for "Barwick in Elmet" using the quick search facility. The site has a comprehensive coverage of sites of architectural and historical interest in the parish and also throughout England.
Yorkshire and its History

Yorkshire Images: An expanding Photographic collection of Yorkshire and the Dales.
West Yorkshire Heritage Forum Details of talks and events covering West Yorkshire's Archaeology and History
A site covering the Kingdom of Elmet with even more background information.
Archive Photographs of Leeds and District
The West Yorkshire Archives
The Yorkshire Archaeological Society
Some relevant background accounts of the battle of Winwaed
West Yorkshire Archaeology Advisory Service
The Towton Battlefield Society
The Aberford Flyline
Contacts in the neighbourhood
Bramham Park - part of which is in the parish of Barwick-in-Elmet
Parlington - the one-time home of the Gascoigne family
Sherburn-in-Elmet Historical Society. A parish nearby which is on the edge of the Vale of York.
Garforth Historical Society. Our next parish due south from us. Has many historical and family links with our parish.
South Leeds Archaeology A society which undertakes archaeology in South Leeds.
Fine Fettle Cycles the bicycle service and repair work shop in The Boyle, Barwick-in-Elmet.
Our local wildlife artist. Carl Whitfield is a successful artist who specialises in wild life fauna and some flora.
Other Local History Sites including links to other societies
Local History Online. For news, resources, information, courses and nearly 1,000 local history links. Also a calendar of events and local history books for sale online.
The Pacific Coast Historical Society (Washington State, U.S.A.) An interesting society with a completely different history.
Wikipedia This is a useful reference site to explore historical material on the web.
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