Research Room



The Raylor Centre, James Street, off Lawrence Street, YORK  YO10 3DW  
Tel: 01904 412204

email: yorkfamilyhistory [at]  (replace [at] with @ )

Opening hours: 10am – 4pm Tuesdays and Thursdays

Admission free: donations would be appreciated

Catalogue: Holdings of CD’s, books, microfiche as of January 2023, please click here


  • Free access to all the resources
  • Society volunteer on duty to help you
  • Refreshments
  • Free car parking
  • Wheelchair user-friendly

Research Room exterior


Raylor Centre Entrance


Parish registers


Shipleys of Maryland books




Computers and desks

Computers and desks




Research Room library

Research Room library






CD's for sale at the Research Room

CD’s for sale at the Research Room


A selection of new books for sale


Parish Registers to consult

Parish Registers to consult