All Meetings take place on the First Wednesday of Every Month at 7.00pm for 7.30pm at the Quaker Friends Meeting House, White Rose Avenue, New Earswick, YORK YO32 4AD. 

The meeting house is 2 miles north of York, direction of Haxby.
Located at far end of New Earswick Folk Hall car park.
Meeting house visible from entry.

Buses: All buses (1, 13) from York to New Earswick can stop at Folk Hall.

The venue has full wheelchair access, hearing loop, free car parking and refreshments are available.


NOTE There is not usually a meeting in January.

As well as a Speaker at each Meeting, see below, there is a Book and CD Stall where it is possible to purchase books, CD’s, pamphlets and maps from a large selection of Family History Publications.

Advice and information is always available at the Help Desk from experienced Members of the Society.

Date of Meeting
2nd FebruaryLife Without WorkPam Elliott and David Poole
2nd MarchThe Kings Book of York HeroesKen Haywood
6th AprilLife & Death of Margaret ClitherowTony Morgan
4th MayA History of Printing in YorkMalcolm Walker
1st JuneA Saga of SMITHS – an epic family historyRichard Smith
6th July Flowing through history, the rivers and bridges of YorkNeil Moran
3rd AugustThe WOOD family of the River Ouse John Shaw
7th SeptemberRowntree Cocoa Works MagazineStan Young
5th OctoberTBA
2nd NovemberDurability, Efficiency, Economy, an Edwardian kitchen manualDavid Lewis
7th DecemberHistory of Hotels in York Ian Tempest


Please note there is a small admission charge of £1.00 for members and £2.00 non-members at our meetings.

Members of the Society may be asked to produce Membership Cards before entry into the Meeting.