1939 Register

Surprise announcement from Findmypast BREAKING NEWS. “From the 16th February 2016, Findmypast’s premium record set, the 1939 Register, will be made available to 12 month Britain and World subscribers as part of their subscription packages, giving them unlimited access to the records of 30.5 million people. “And there is more good news for our subscribers. We […]

Family & Local History Fair

Remember, remember, the 12th September – YOUR Fair is this Saturday and there’ll be cake too ! see you there, bright eyed and bushy tailed :>) Pam

New to family history?

Want to find out more? we’ll show you how to do it: Come to one of our free help sessions at the Study Centre contact: Paul GLIDDON paul.m.gliddon55@hotmail.com

SPAM email

Please be aware that a spam email purporting to come from me titled ‘scary news’ has been sent to all contacts in the Study Centre address book. This hacker has wiped out all the emails and addresses therefore I have no way of contacting everyone to say PLEASE DO NOT SEND MONEY as it requests, […]

Study Centre catalogue

Do you know we have photocopies of some original Parish Registers at the Study Centre?!!  The full list is in the updated 2014 Study Centre  catalogue now on-line.   Go to  Study Centre  &  resources.   Happy hunting.

Study Centre newsflash

Don’t forget.  The Study Centre opens tomorrow (Tuesday 4th February) and due to popular demand it will also be open on a Wednesday !   Thats Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday 10am until 4pm, so do come along and support YOUR Study Centre.  Help & advice freely given with refreshments available, but come early before the chocolate biscuits all go :>)   

Study Centre Christmas/New Year closure

Please note : The Study Centre will be closed over Christmas and the New Year as from 4pm Tuesday 17th December 2013 – reopening 10am Tuesday 4th February 2014.    

Report on the Family History Fair 2013

The 2013 City of York and District Family History Society fair was held last weekend and was a roaring success! The new venue gave us much more space  for the exhibitors’ stands and allowed visitors to easily browse round the fair without it seeming overcrowded. The venue was easily accessible from the York by-pass and […]

York & District Family History Society Fair 2013

Saturday 13th April 2013 – 10am to 4pm. We have a new venue this year: Manor CE Academy, Millfield Lane, Nether Poppleton, York YO26 6PA. Access by car is via the A1237 York Outer Ring Road. Free parking and wheelchair user friendly. Refreshments available. Come and see us, chat over a coffee, browse the many, many family history […]