Out and About in York

Come and meet us for a Coffee Morning at Weatherspoon’s The Postern Gate 90 Piccadilly York, North Yorkshire YO1 9NX on Friday 10th April at 10.30am, ……and….. on Monday 13th April, 2-4pm.we will be at the ‘Love to Eat’ cafe for an afternoon of family history. If you need some research help or advice, want […]

Next meeting – Wednesday 6th May

Our next meeting is on Wednesday 6th May Dorothy Reed is our speaker for the evening. Dorothy’s subject is ‘Lost Houses in the Parish of Dringhouses’ Everyone is welcome and please bring a friend. Refreshments are available before the meeting starts. Please stay a while at the end of the meeting, to talk to us […]

The City of York & District Family History Society Annual Family and Local History Fair

York Local & Family History Fair

The City of York & District Family History Society celebrates its 40th Anniversary this year and will be holding their annual Family and Local History Fair on Saturday 12th September 2015 at the excellent York venue, Manor Church of England Academy, Millfield Lane, Nether Poppleton, YORK YO26 6PA. Doors open at 10am until 4pm and […]

Our latest journal is now available

February 2015. Journal Volume 16, No.1., is now available for members to view. Enjoy!

Season’s Greetings to all

Thank you for visiting our website. We wish you all the very best at this Christmas time and for the coming year

October 2014 Journal is now available

Apologies to all our members for the delay in getting our latest journal online. We have had one or two little problems with the website, but hope all is now working OK.

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, […]


York Family History Society look forward to seeing our members next Wednesday 4th June for our Monthly Meeting.  DON’T FORGET, we now meet at New Earswick Bowls Club, Huntington Road, York next to The Flag & Whistle.  Our speaker will be Ian McInnes – ‘Railways & Remembrance’.

Registration for Society Members

Citizens wait in line for bread in Sarajevo

We’ve been having some trouble with the membership registration process over the last month or so, But I think this is now cured. I’ve just tested the process and it seems to work correctly. I’ve gone through all the users and deleted any recent registrations with no membership number etc and have verified any that […]

Monthly Family History Meeting

This coming Wednesday 2nd July, is our Monthly Meeting at the Bowls Club, New Earswick – 1900 for 1930.  This month’s Speaker is Anne Batchelor, ‘The Man Behind the Mirror.’  We look forward to seeing you there.