Welcome To York Family History Society
The Society was founded in 1975 in order to further the interest in Family History Research and is run entirely by volunteers working in their spare time.
Our aim is to bring together local people who share the same interest and to provide a point of contact for those members who, although not living in the area, have their roots within the modern Archdeaconry.
The Society covers the modern Archdeaconry of York which stretches from Coxwold, Hovingham and Sherburn in Harfordlythe in the North to Ledsham, Birkin, Selby and Drax in the South.As well as from Bramham, Bilton and Sherburn in Elmet in the West to Huggate and Bubwith in the East.
The Society’s area overlaps parishes covered in the West by the Yorkshire Archaeological Society and in the East by The East Yorkshire Family History Society.
The Research Room will close for Christmas at 4pm Thursday 15th December, reopening at 10am Tuesday 7th February 2017. With best wishes for a Happy Christmas and Peaceful New Year. Pam
NEW Monumental Inscription CD available. Coxwold St Michael’s churchyard memorials and they’ve all been photographed and transcribed on one CD for the bargain price of £4. It has plans showing where to find the stones and is fully indexed with views of the church and churchyard. This is now available from the shop on our website and at […]
The October journal is now available for members to download and read.