Research Room opening times

The Research Room in The Raylor Centre building, James Street, York is open every Tuesday and Thursday from 10am to 4pm. Click on the heading ‘services’ to view the drop down menu and click on Research Room for further details.

Research Room Open Day

Anniversary Open Day. The Society Research Room opened 17 years ago on the 23rd April 2002. Why not be a part of this special day and celebrate with us on Tuesday 23rd April 10am to 4pm for tea and cakes!! Everyone will be most welcome. See you there Pam Research Room Manager & Archivist for […]

Last chance for FREE microfiche

The microfiche will be skipped on Thursday 14th March, if you want it please call the Research Room before then. Pam ELLIOTT Research Room Manager & Archivist for York FHS

Microfiche plus reader free to good home

The Research Room has a large stock of microfiche consisting of census’ 1851,1881,1891 and 1901 for the whole of England including the Channel Isles, Isle of Man and Royal Navy. Pick up only please from the Research Room or can deliver York area only, telephone 01904 412204 to arrange. Pam ELLIOTT Research Room Manager & […]

Research Room Xmas & New Year closing

The Research Room will close at 4pm Tuesday 18th December and will reopen at 10am Tuesday 8th January 2019.

Research Room additions

The catalogue has been updated with a vast collection of books, Society Monumental Inscriptions on CD, Parish Registers as well as a donation of over 40 birth, marriage and death certificates. To see the full listing of all these latest additions go to our website, click on ‘services’ and a drop down menu will appear […]

Research Room Open

As part of the “York Over 50’s Festival” the Research Room (located within the Raylor Centre on James Street) will be open for 2 weeks from 10am to 3pm Monday 24th to Friday 28th Sept and Monday 1st Oct to Friday 5th Oct Please come along and support us and see if we can help […]

Another Map Monday !

Due to the popularity of the last ‘Map Monday’ we are holding another on Monday 23rd July 10am to 1pm. Maps of various scales of the York area (as well as other areas) dating from the late 1890’s to 2000 will be on sale at the Society Research Room, The Raylor Centre, James Street, York. […]

York Family History Fair

Family History Fair – this Saturday 23rd June 2018 – 10am to 4.30pm The 23rd Annual Yorkshire Family History Fair The Knavesmire Exhibition Centre, The Racecourse, York, YO23 1EX Over 40 Family History Societies and County Record Offices For further information on this event please view www.YorkshireFamilyHistoryFair.com

Map Monday

Maps of various scales of the York area (as well as other areas) dating from the late 1890’s to 2000 will be on sale at the Society Open Day at The Research Room, James Street, York on Monday 21st May from 10am until 4pm. Volunteers will be on hand to help and guide you with […]