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A list of websites that are associated with Friends of Teesside Archives. We cannot be held responsible for the reliability of information on these websites. Please report broken links.

  • British Steel Archive Project - The British Steel Collection is one of the most important industrial archives in the country. This project aims to preserve the collection and make it accessible to all who are interested - Visit Website
  • Captain Cook Birthplace Museum - A museum about our local hero - Captain James Cook - part of Middlesbrough Museums & Galleries Service. The museum tells the story of one of the world's greatest navigators and mariners through themed display galleries, temporary exhibitions, associated activities and events and a lively education programme. - Visit Website
  • Cleveland Ironstone Mining Museum - This museum offers visitors the opportunity to experience the underground world of a real ironstone mine and to explore the skills, customs and life of the Cleveland miner. It was those miners that helped to make Cleveland the most important ironstone mining district in Victorian and Edwardian Britain. - Visit Website
  • Dorman Museum - The Dorman Museum forms part of Middlesbrough Council's 'Museums Service' along with its sister venue - the Captain Cook Birthplace Museum, situated in Stewart Park. The Dorman Museum houses a large collection of items from the fantastic to the fabulous, celebrating Middlesbrough's heritage through natural history and geology to social history and Victorian arts and craft. - Visit Website
  • Durham County Local History Society - The Society was formed in 1964 to encourage and promote interest in the study of the history of County Durham. The work of the Society particularly focuses on recent centuries when County Durham was playing a major part in the economic and industrial growth of Britain, and also making its individual contribution to the industrial, social, religious and political development of our country. The Society arranges talks open free to non-members, attends events promoting local history, issues a range of publications and maintains this website. - Visit Website
  • Durham County Record Office - Durham County Record Office is the local authority archive service for County Durham and Darlington. It was established in 1961, and is located in County Hall, Durham City. Our archive collections span almost 900 years, from about 1122 to the present day, and occupy four miles (6.5km) of shelving. There is a searchable online catalogue. - Visit Website
  • FamilySearch - hosted by the Mormon (LDS) church - A site run by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (Mormon) to help people research their family history. This site hosts access to international genealogical records and you can search the catalogue of genealogical materials. Recently updated to include charts, photographs and opportunities to volunteers by indexing online. - Visit Website
  • Genuki - UK and Ireland Genealogy site containing a wealth of information for the family historian - Visit Website
  • Hartlepool's Maritime Experience - Hartlepool's Maritime Experience, (formerly known as Hartlepool Historic Quay) is a superb re-creation of an 18th century seaport and a fantastic place to visit for families, groups and schools - in fact everybody. It brings to life the time of Nelson, Napoleon and the Battle of Trafalgar. This site contains information and links to the Historic Quaysite, the Museum of Hartlepool and the HMS Trincomalee. - Visit Website
  • Kirkleatham Museum - Kirkleatham Museum is the local history museum for the Borough of Redcar and Cleveland. The main purpose of the Museum is to illustrate how both ordinary and distinguished people have lived in the locality in the past. The Museums collections are drawn mainly from the communities throughout the region. - Visit Website
  • Normanby Local History Group - Preserving the Past - Enriching the Present - Inspiring the Future. The Normanby LHG is a very active group of people who research and uncover documents, images and living memories of the community of Normanby. - Visit Website
  • North East England History Institute (NEEHI) - The North East England History Institute (NEEHI) was established in 1995 by the five north-east universities (Durham, Newcastle, Northumbria, Sunderland and Teesside) in association with other partners, including the Open University and Beamish Museum. Based in Newcastle, NEEHI brings together everyone with an interest in the region's past - from amateurs to independent researchers and professional historians. - Visit Website
  • North Yorkshire Archives - The website for North Yorkshire County Record Office covering the area immediately to the south of us. This archive holds records for the former North Riding of Yorkshire which included Middlesbrough, and other towns and villages now considered to be part of Teesside. - Visit Website
  • Sedgefield Family History Group - The Sedgefield Family History Group is part of Cleveland, North Yorkshire & South Durham Family History Society. The group runs a genealogy computer group to help family historians with navigating online resources and also has a varied programme of speakers at their monthly meetings. - Visit Website
  • Sockburn Hall Project - Sockburn Hall, an early 19th Century house in a loop of the Tees near Neasham, has fallen into a state of disrepair. The project aims to save the hall and preserve its history. On site is also the ruins of All Saints' Church dating to pre-Norman times and containing fabulous medieval stonework. - Visit Website
  • Stockton Roots - A website hosted by the Stockton-on-Tees Council. Family history research can be an addictive, fascinating and sometimes frustrating pastime, so we hope that Stockton Roots, with its searchable records, tips and links to other record offices and websites, will be a useful resource for family historians. The Council's Registration and Bereavement Services Team holds records for births, deaths, marriages and civil partnerships dating back to 1837 and burial records for our five cemeteries starting from 1869. - Visit Website
  • Tees Valley Museums - Single Point of Access - The Tees Valley Museums Online resource has been developed with funding from the MLA's 'Renaissance in the Regions' and Middlesbrough Council. The site gives access to the museum collections of Darlington, Hartlepool, Middlesbrough, Redcar and Cleveland & Stockton-on-Tees authorities. - Visit Website
  • Teesside Archives - A direct link to Teesside Archives' own website which holds the online catalogue. Use the search box in the top right corner to look for resources. Information about opening hours and making an appointment also held on this site. - Visit Website
  • Upper Dales Family History Group - The Upper Dales Family History Group is a branch of the Cleveland, North Yorkshire & South Durham FHS. The aim of the Group is to support those members whose ancestors had their roots in Wensleydale and Swaledale. These ancestors often wandered far and wide so it is not surprising that our members' genealogical interests spread nationally and internationally. The Group holds regular Local Meetings and also supports an extremely active, free-to-join email Forum which has correspondents from all parts of the world as well as local members. - Visit Website
  • Victoria County History - Details of the information available in the VCH books on the history of English counties (includes Yorkshire North Riding). N.B. There is currently a problem with this link. We have contacted the VCH to let them know and they hope to resolve the problem soon. - Visit Website
  • Yorkshire Archaeological Society - The Yorkshire Archeological Society exists to promote the study of Yorkshire's history. It covers the whole of the historic county of Yorkshire which includes Middlesbrough, Redcar and Cleveland, and Stockton south of the Tees. Sections include Family History, Industrial History and Local History. It also has a very active programme of events. - Visit Website