Meetings

All Meetings take place on the First Wednesday of Every Month at 7.00pm for 7.30pm at the New Earswick Bowls Club, Huntington Road, York, YO32 9PX.  The venue has full wheelchair access, free car parking and refreshments are available.

NOTE There is not usually a meeting in January.

As well as a Speaker at each Meeting, see below, there is a Book and CD Stall where it is possible to purchase books, CD’s, pamphlets and maps from a large selection of Family History Publications.

Advice and information is always available at the Help Desk from experienced Members of the Society.

Date of Meeting
Title
Speaker
March 1stAGM followed by York Cemetery ~ an oasis in the City Clive Dawson
April 5thClues above the Eyeline ~ an illustrated walk, looking upwards Karen Adams
May 3rdHow LDS (Latter Day Saints) can help you with your family history Jeff Walsh
June 7thNo Place Like Home ~ the story of charitable & other homes for children in need of care Peter Higginbotham
July 5thThe Woman who didn’t Exist ~ a bit of a mystery Clive and Kath Richardson
August 2ndWriting your family history ~ moving on from record sheets & charts Jackie Depelle
September 6thConscientious Objection in York in WW1 Ros Batchelor
October 4thThe strange story of my lost family. Tracing my mother’s parents ~ unexpected places, new horizons and much, much more than we bargained for Carol Runciman
November 1stClerical Chronicles part 1 ~ what happened to some of the Vicars of St Edward the Confessor, Dringhouses Dorothy Reed
December 6thA Christmas Carol. Performed by a member of The Charles Dickens (Malton) Society, based on an edited version of this well-known and probably most loved book. Brian Oxberry

 

Please note as from Wednesday 1st February 2017 there will be a small admission charge of £1.00 for members and £2.00 non-members at our meetings.  Members of the Society may be asked to produce Membership Cards before entry into the Meeting.