Compiled from articles originally published by Charles Knight / SDUK
[the Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge "Penny magazine" 1833-1848]
A 142 page book, supplied as a PDF document on CD-ROM.
Articles describing 78 Market Towns of Yorkshire, varying from one paragraph to several pages in length.
Aberford, Aldborough, Askern, Askrigg, Barnsley, Bawtry, Bedale, Beverley, Bingley, Boroughbridge, Bradford, Bridlington, Bridlington Quarry, Cawood, Dewsbury, Doncaster, Easingwold, Egton, Flamborough, Giggleswick, Gisburn, Goole, Great Driffield, Guisborough, Halifax, Harrowgate, Hawes, Hedon, Helmsley, Hornsea, Howden, Huddersfield, Hull, Hunmanby, Keighley, Kirkbymoorside, Knaresborough, Leeds, Leyburn, Malton, Market Weighton, Masham, Middlesborough, Middleham, Muker, Northallerton, Otley, Pateley Bridge, Patrington, Penistone, Pickering, Pocklington, Pontefract, Reeth, Richmond, Ripley, Ripon, Rotherham, Saddleworth, Scarborough, Sedbergh, Selby, Settle, Sheffield, Sherburn, Skipton, Snaith, South Cave, Stokesley, Tadcaster, Thirsk, Thorne, Tickhill, Wakefield, Wetherby, Whitby, Yarm, York.
Details include historical events, industries, population numbers, markets, churches, schools and a contemporary description of the towns.
Especially contains interesting in-depth descriptions of Beverley, Bradford, Hull, Leeds, Rotherham, Sheffield and York.