New CD

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 […]

Revised meeting charges

Please note as from Wednesday 5th April 2017 there will be a small admission charge of £1.00 for members and £5.00 non-members (reimbursed if join on the night) at our meetings.  Members of the Society may be asked to produce Membership Cards before entry into the Meeting.

Welcome

Welcome to our two new committee members Julie Seymour and Claire Brockway.  Julie is in charge of Publicity and Claire our Projects Officer. Please give them your support and let’s start moving forward.  Claire is currently in charge of our MI’s for Find my Past project.

Latest Journal

The latest Journal dated February 2017 is ready for Members to download and read.  Thank you to those Members who choose to read it online rather than receiving a paper copy in the post.  This helps to reduce costs to the Society.

Meeting admission charge

Please note as from Wednesday 1st February there will be a small admission charge of £1.00 for members and £2.00 non-members at our meetings.   Meetings take place on the 1st Wednesday of each month (apart from January) at New Earswick Indoor Bowls Club, Huntington Road, York Y032 9PX – doors open at 7pm for 7.30pm until 9.30pm.  […]

Research Room closure dates

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 Journal

The October journal is now available for members to download and read.

Unwanted Certificates

The Research Room now holds 130 unwanted birth, marriage & death certificates which have been donated to the Society.  For the full listing click on ‘Services’ and the drop down menu ‘Unwanted Certificates’.  Happy hunting.  

Free access to Magazines with your Library Membership Card

https://www.exploreyork.org.uk/digital/e-magazines/ A free service for York People with Library Cards.  Free Magazines online. The Magazines include ‘Who do you think you are?’ and many others.  The Magazines are available as soon as they are published via this site.  Library Membership needed to access the account.

Christmas Gifts

Family History Books for Christmas Presents.  Buy now in time for Christmas.  There is a fantastic choice of books for Christmas at the meeting’s great bookshop.  Pick up that ‘Introduction to Family History Book’ that you have always wanted.  Better than on-line you can see the book before you buy.  We also have a selection […]

We need your feedback

Y&DFHS-feedbackY&DFHS-feedback-pdf Y&DFHS-feedback We need your feedback.  Please take the time to download either the pdf or Word files above and give us your feedback about the Society.  As a member of our society, your opinion is valuable. Please help us, your Committee, by answering a few questions and perhaps making some suggestions about what YOU want […]