The Society offers a range of publications for sale on a variety of local history and family history related topics.

Below are the categories of publications available for purchase from the Society. Please click on a category below or from the main menu under ‘publications’ to view a full list of what is currently available.

Publication Listing


We offer a selection of books on a variety of subjects concerning the history of Ripon and the surrounding areas, including family history.

The books can all be viewed in more detail on the books page of the website and you can complete and print off an order form to send to the Society, on the order form page.

View Books Order Form

Hearth Tax Lists

We have an extensive list of Hearth Tax Lists from the Yorkshire area to aid your family history research.

An Index to the place names listed in the Hearth Tax Lists. View a full listing of both the lists and Indexes on the Hearth Tax List page and print an order form from the order form page.

View Heath Tax Lists Order Form


CD-ROMs offer a really convenient, fast way to access history and family history data through your computer.

We have a range of different data source committed to CD-ROM and available for purchase. View the CD-ROM page for a full listing.

View CD-ROMs Lists Order Form


Microfiche copies of various memeorial inscriptions as well as census indexes, are available through the Society.

Click below to visit the Microfiche page and find out more.

View Microfiche Lists Order Form

Archaeology Project Publications

The Archaeology Project seeks to discover more about the past of Ripon and the surrounding area and these publications look at the discoveries and work in each particular area of interest.

Find out more below.

View Archaeology Publications Order Form

Questions About a Publication?

If you have any queries about a publication, then the Society Publications Officer will be happy to help.

Please complete the simple form below with your query and we’ll get back to you with an answer as soon as possible.

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