Researching your first World War ancestors

Researching Your First World War ancestors Thursday May 10, 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm Free Have you always wanted to research your First World War ancestors but are not sure where to start? Why not join our Archivist Laura Yeoman as she talks you through some of the sources you can use, both onsite at […]

Open Day – 18th April 2018

We are holding another Open Day on Wednesday 18th April -10am to 4pm in the Research Room, The Raylor Centre, James Street, York, YO10 3DW. Pop in and see our vast collection of family history resources as well as the use of internet access to family history sites. We’ll be there to help you with […]

Another update

More unwanted certificates have been donated to the Society making a total of 185 ! Is one of them yours?

Unwanted certificates update

The Society Research Room now holds 167 donated birth, marriage & death certificates. For the full listing go to the website, click on ‘Services’ and the drop down menu ‘Unwanted certificates’. Happy hunting. Pam Elliott Research Room Manager & Archivist

Research Room closure

The Research Room is now closed for Christmas and the New Year (and for cataloguing in January) and will reopen at 10am on Tuesday 6th February 2018. With all good wishes for Christmas and every happiness in the coming year. Pam Elliott Research Room Manager & Archivist.

Open Day

Saturday 14th October 10am to 4pm at the Research Room, Raylor Centre, James Street, York. Vast collection of family history resources as well as internet access to family history sites. Refreshments, free car parking. All welcome. Pam Elliott Research Room Manager & Archivist for York Family History 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

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  

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.