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, […]

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 […]


CHANGE OF DATES - The next meetings will be on Wednesday, 2nd July and Wednesday 6th August. Then, from September 2014 onwards, our meetings will be held on the first Thursday in each month.

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.

One Day until the Annual Fair

Don’t forget our Annual fair tomorrow Saturday 29th March 2014 from 1000 – 1600 at Manor CE Academy, Millfield Lane, Nether Poppleton, York.  We look forward to seeing you there.  Refreshments will be available.  Vehicular access is via the A1237 only and the No. 10 Bus stops outside the school.

York Family History Article in The Press (York)

The Press in York has published a two page spread about Family History and our forthcoming Fair.  We look forward to seeing you all at the Fair next Saturday 29th March at Manor CE Academy, Millfield Lane, Nether Poppleton, York from 1000 – 1600.  Vehicular access is via the A1237 only.  The No. 10 bus […]

The Shop is Working Properly Again!

YFHS online shop is now working again!

We seem to have been having some problems with the online shop, a few people have reported that the shipping is not calculating correctly and they couldn’t complete their orders. I’m happy to say that the problem is now fixed and so the shop is working correctly again. If you do have any problems please […]

York Family History Society

York Family History Fair 13th April 2013

  York Family History Society  look forward to seeing you at our next Monthly Meeting and AGM on Wednesday 5th March.  Our guest speaker this month is from The Company of Merchant Adventurers who have their Hall off Fossgate in York.  Don’t forget our Study Centre is now open Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday.  Our Annual Fair is on […]

City of York & District Family History Society Annual Family & Local History Fair 2014

York & District Family History Fair 2013

The City of York & District Family History Society will be holding their Annual Family & Local History Fair on Saturday 29th March 2014 at Manor CE Academy, Millfield Lane, Nether Poppleton, York, YO26 6PA from 10.00am to 4.00pm. Please note Vehicular access is ONLY via the A1237 York Outer Ring Road. Admission on the […]

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.