Lost Cousins newsletter

Have you heard of Lost Cousins? Well this website has a great newsletter, full of information, hints and tips. It is well worth subscribing to this with different topics every time.   https://www.lostcousins.com/   There is even a starters guide for anyone just...

Next Meeting Monday 21st May

On 21st May, David Scrimgeour will return to speak on the ‘Evolution of Asylum Patient Photography’ with images captured over 150 years. The talk starts at 7:30pm, but doors open 7pm for tea /coffee. Everyone welcome whether members or not – £1...

Family History Show – York

The annual Family History Fair held at Knavesmire, York Racecourse will be held this year on Saturday 23rd June. The show opens at 10:00am until 4:00pm. Given there is no Who Do You Think You Are Live this year, it could be the largest show in the north of England! Do...

Drop In Sessions

Please do be aware that we will NOT be holding ‘Drop In Sessions’ at the Local Studies Library this year. Unfortunately many of those held last year were poorly attended and so we are having a break this year. But if you do need help and would like some...

NEW CD – Little Lane Church, Girlington and Constituent Churches

Little Lane Church, Girlington and Constituent Churches: Memorials This fully searchable CD consists of a brief resume of the way in which some Independent churches evolved from each other, the people who worked and worshipped there and the memorials to them. The...

General Register Office – PDF versions

The General Register Office has once more opened up their PDF pilot scheme. From 12th October you can order a PDF version of birth certificates (1837-1916) and death certificates (1837-1957) for just £6.00. Well worth it!  ...