Come Explore your family history - FREE!! Every Tuesday and Thursday
Explore your family history with friendly, experienced helpers in York Family History Society's drop-in Research Room. .
We are open 10am-4pm every Tuesday and Thursday, with CDs, books and computer resources, all FREE to use.
- NB: Special events on 24th & 26th September and 1st & 3rd October in connection with York 50+ Festival !!
The Research Room is at: The Raylor Centre, James Street, York YO10 3DW. Tel: 01904 412204.
York Family History Society also has a full programme of monthy lectures - see
We meet at 7pm for 7.30 on the first Wednesday of every month except January. Entry costs £1 for members, £2 for non-members (refunded when you join).
Please arrive in good time - tea and coffee available from 7pm.
These monthly meetings are at New Earswick Indoor Bowls Club (next to HogsHead pub), Huntington Road, York YO32 9PX.
Our talks for the rest of 2019 are as follows:
3rd July 2019: Death and mourning in days gone by - Judi Bangs
7th August: Tyketalk - a mixture of Yorkshire Dialect, History and Humour - Eric Scaife
4th September: The 1840s/1850s maps of William Watson - Andy Sefton
2nd October: Lydia Bridges: Wise woman, witch, or neither? - Claire Brockway
6th November: Durability, efficiency, economy - David Lewis
4th December: TBA
No Meeting in January
Then from February 2020 we meet again at 7 for 7.30pm on the first Wednesday of every month.
Please contact John Bibby on firstname.lastname@example.org (01904-330334) with queries or if you can suggest a speaker.