West Yorkshire Archive Service

West Yorkshire Archive Service
Headquarters
Registry of Deeds
Newstead Road
Wakefield
West Yorkshire
WF1 2DE
England

Website

www.archives.wyjs.org.uk

E-mail

wakefield@wyjs .org.uk

Telephone

01924 305980

Fax

01924 305983

All information is drawn from or provided by the venues themselves and every effort is made to ensure it is correct. Please remember to double check opening hours with the venue concerned before making a special visit.
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Local authority archive service, administered by West Yorkshire Joint Services on behalf of the Metropolitan Councils of Bradford, Calderdale, Kirklees, Leeds and Wakefield, with offices in all five districts in West Yorkshire.

Venue Type:

Archive

Opening hours

Please phone for details.

Admission charges

Please phone for details.

The Wakefield office holds records of the former West Riding and West Yorkshire County Councils, their predecessors and successors, records of Wakefield Metropolitan Council, Wakefield Diocese, West Yorkshire Metropolitan Police, the West Riding Asylum and many other hospital records, coroners, magistrates and other public bodies, British Waterways, records of local business and industry, schools, charities, clubs and societies, families and individuals.

Collection details

Agriculture, Archives, Inland Waterways, Industry, Land Transport, Law and Order, Medicine, Personalities, Photography, Religion, Social History, Sport, Trade and Commerce

Key artists and exhibits

  • The West Riding Registry of Deeds 1704-1970; registers of baptisms, marriages and burials for churches in the Diocese of Wakefield and many nonconformist churches.
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