12th September – list of exhibitors

Society 40th Anniversary Fair on Saturday 12th September 2015 10am-4pm. Exhibitors please note: Doors will be open from 8am for setting up. Acomb Local History Group Anthony Vickers Books Borthwick Institute of Historical Research Chris Makepeace Maps City of York & District FHS Cleveland, N Yorks & S Durham FHS Cobweb Postcards Doncaster & District […]

Extra meeting Wednesday, 13th January 2016

The 1939 Register. Myko Clelland, Outreach Manager of FindMyPast will talk about their recent publication, the 1939 Register. 7.30pm, at our usual venue, The Indoor Bowls Club, Huntington Road, York YO32 9PX. Everyone Welcome.

Our Next Meeting – Wednesday 2nd December

Our Christmas meeting – Come and share a cuppa and a mince pie with us and be entertained by Chris Cade performing “A Christmas Carol” We will also have a Tombola Everyone welcome – bring a friend!

October 2015, 40th Anniversary Journal


The October 2015 edition of our 40th Anniversary Journal can be downloaded in the Members’ Area .

‘In Sickness and in Ill Health’ our Next Meeting – Wednesday 4th November

‘In Sickness and in Ill Health; York NHS Archives at the Borthwick Institute for Archives, University of York’ is the title of a talk by Dr Katherine Webb of the Borthwick Institute. This will be held on Wednesday 4th November, at the New Earswick & District Indoor Bowls Club, Huntington Road, York. Everyone welcome – […]

Next Meeting Wednesday 2nd September

Our next meeting will be at the New Earswick & District Indoor Bowls Club on Wednesday 2nd September. Our guest speaker at this meeting will be Ivan Martin who will talk about ‘Edwardian York’ The Edwardian era covers the period of the reign of King Edward VII, 1901 to 1910, but often extends to 1914 […]

New to family history?

Want to find out more? we’ll show you how to do it: To celebrate our 40th anniversary, free help sessions at our research room are offered in August/September contact: Paul GLIDDON paul.m.gliddon55@hotmail.com

Yorkshire Family History Fair – 27th June

As usual, our stall and some of our team will be at the Yorkshire Family History Fair Saturday 27th June 2015 10am to 4.30pm The Knavesmire Exhibition Centre, The Racecourse, York, YO23 1EX Admission: Adults £4.50, Children under 14 FREE One of the largest family history shows in the UK With exhibitors from all over […]

Next Meeting – Wednesday 1st July

Our next meeting is on Wednesday 1st July Our speaker for the evening is Ian Milsted. Ian is an archaeologist, working in York. His talk is entitled, ‘Industrialising York: Hungate and the archaeology of enterprising families and interesting people.’ The venue is the New Earswick & District Indoor Bowls Club, Huntington Road, YO32 9PX. Next […]

Our latest journal is now available

Latest Journal for members June 2015. Journal Volume 16, No.2., is now available for members to view. Enjoy!