Barwick-in-Elmet Historical Society
Links to other places of interest
|Visiting Barwick-in-Elmet by car? Get an Up-to-date traffic report|
|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-Elmet C.E.Primary School
Barwick-in-Elmet Maypole News For up to date infromation 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 throughout England.|
|Sites of Families with connections with the parish|
|The Settle/Suttle family|
|The Scholes Family History. This site contains a number of recent photographs of the village.|
|Yorkshire and its History|
Yorkshire Images: An expanding Photographic collection of Yorkshire and the Dales.
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
Leeds Local History Portal
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
Garforth Historical Society. Our next parish due south from us. Has many historical and family links with our parish.
Whitkirk the next parish to the South-West of the parish.
Boston Spa and District Community Archaeology Group who carry out archaeology just to the north of the parish.
Barwick-in-Elmet Tennis Club
Twigs the Flower Shop in Barwick-in-Elmet.
Fine Fettle Cycles the bicycle service and repair work shop in The Boyle, Barwick-in-Elmet.
The Garforth Lions. Provides a wide range of information about the locality.
Our local bonsai supplier
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 British Local History Site. A site devoted to local british history with many links to other sites.
The Dunvargan (Co. Waterford) Museum Society
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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