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YORKSHIRE FAMILY HISTORY SOCIETIES
   
  BARNSLEY FAMILY HISTORY SOCIETY
  Affiliation Member of Federation of Family History Societies
  Web Site www.barnsleyfhs.co.uk
  E-Mail secretary@barnsleyfhs.co.uk
  Contact Gail Woodhead, 4 Cranford Gardens, Royston, Barnsley S71 4SP
   
  BOOTHFERRY FAMILY AND LOCAL HISTORY GROUP
  Covers Goole and surrounding villages
  E-Mail howardrj@madasafish.com
   
  BRADFORD FAMILY HISTORY SOCIETY
  Affiliation Member of Federation of Family History Societies
  Web Site www.bradfordfhs.org.uk
  E-Mail secretary@bradfordfhs.org.uk
  Contact Carol Duckworth, 5 Leaventhorpe Avenue, Fairweather Green, Bradford, BD8 0ED
   
  CALDERDALE FAMILY HISTORY SOCIETY
  Affiliation Member of Federation of Family History Societies
  Web Site www.cfhsweb.co.uk
  E-Mail anne@whitaker2179.freeserve.co.uk
  Contact Anne Whitaker, 13 Far View Illingworth Halifax West Yorkshire
  Facilities This Society covers the old parish of Halifax, in West Yorkshire, one of the largest in the country.
    Their particular research tools include:
    - a library and network of computers holding all their data which is open 2 half-days each week in Brighouse library
    - remote search facilities to look for individual items within the data held.
    - a range of publications, in booklet, fiche & CD form, the last being fully searchable and covering all data transcribed by the Society
    - contribution of most of their data to the FFHS “pay-per-view” site www.familyhistoryonline.net
    Full details of all these services can be found on their website www.cfhsweb.co.uk
   
  CITY OF YORK AND DISTRICT FAMILY HISTORY SOCIETY
  Affiliation Member of Federation of Family History Societies
  Web Site www.yorkfamilyhistory.org.uk
  E-Mail secretary@yorkfamilyhistory.org.uk
  Contact Mrs Dorothy Croft, 140 Shipton Road, York, YO30 5RU
  Telephone (01904) 652363
  Facilities Research Room open to non-members
   
  CLEVELAND, NORTH YORKSHIRE AND SOUTH DURHAM FAMILY HISTORY SOCIETY
  Affiliation Member of Federation of Family History Societies
  Web Site www.clevelandfhs.org.uk/
  Contact Mr A. Sampson, 1 Oxgang Close, Redcar, Cleveland, TS10 4ND
   
  DONCASTER AND DISTRICT FAMILY HISTORY SOCIETY
  Affiliation Member of Federation of Family History Societies
  Web Site www.doncasterfhs.co.uk/index.htm
  E-Mail secretary@doncasterfhs.co.uk
  Contact Mrs. Mandy Staniforth, 5 Breydon Avenue, Cusworth, Doncaster, South Yorkshire, DN5 8JZ
  Telephone (01302) 782685
  Facilities Operates a Research Centre which is open 5 days a week and runs a comprehensive set of training courses, including ones for those new to tracing their family history
   
  EAST YORKSHIRE FAMILY HISTORY SOCIETY
  Affiliation Member of Federation of Family History Societies
  Web Site www.eyfhs.org.uk
  E-Mail secretary@eyfhs.org.uk
  Contact Mrs Margaret Oliver, 12 Carlton Lane, Aldbrough, Hull, HU11 4SF
  Telephone (01964) 527742
  Facilities Resource Centre and Library
   
  HUDDERSFIELD AND DISTRICT FAMILY HISTORY SOCIETY
  Affiliation Member of Federation of Family History Societies
  Web Site www.hdfhs.org.uk
  E-Mail secretary@hdfhs.org.uk
  Contact Alan Stewart-Kaye, 63 Dunbottle Lane, Mirfield, West Yorkshire WF14 9JJ
  Facilities Research Room and a comprehensive list of census publications for sale
   
  KEIGHLEY AND DISTRICT FAMILY HISTORY SOCIETY
  Affiliation Member of Federation of Family History Societies
  Web Site www.keighleyfamilyhistory.org.uk
  E-Mail suedaynes@hotmail.co.uk
  Contact Mrs S. Daynes, 2 The Hallowes, Shann Park, Keighley, W.Yorks BD20 6HY
   
  LONDON GROUP OF YORKSHIRE FAMILY HISTORY SOCIETIES
  Affiliation Member of Federation of Family History Societies
  Web Site www.genuki.org.uk/big/eng/YKS/Misc/FHS/index.html
  E-Mail ian-taylor@blueyonder.co.uk
  Contact Ian Taylor, 1 Waverley Way, Carshalton Beeches, Surrey SM5 3LQ
   
  MORLEY AND DISTRICT FAMILY HISTORY SOCIETY
  Affiliation Member of Federation of Family History Societies
  Web Site www.morleyfhg.co.uk
  E-Mail carol@morleyfhg.co.uk
  Contact Mrs Carol Sklinar, 1 New Lane, East Ardsley, Wakefield, WF3 2DP
   
  PONTEFRACT AND DISTRICT FAMILY HISTORY SOCIETY
  Affiliation Member of Federation of Family History Societies
  Web Site www.pontefractfhs.org.uk
  E-Mail vtfamily.history@ntlworld.com
  Contact Mrs V Teasdale, 62 Wheatfield Ave, Oakes, Huddersfield HD3 4FR
   
  RIPON, HARROGATE AND DISTRICT FAMILY HISTORY GROUP
  Affiliation Member of Federation of Family History Societies
  Web Site www.knaresborough.co.uk/societies/rhdfamilyhistory/index.html
  E-Mail RHSinfo@aol.com
  Contact Mrs Mary Moseley, 42 Knox Avenue, Harrogate, N Yorks HG1 3JB
   
  ROTHERHAM FAMILY HISTORY SOCIETY
  Affiliation Member of Federation of Family History Societies
  Web Site www.rotherhamfhs.co.uk
  E-Mail secretary@rotherhamfhs.co.uk
  Contact Brian Allott, Secretary Rotherham FHS, 36 Warren Hill, Rotherham, South Yorkshire S61 3SX
   
  SELBY AND DISTRICT FAMILY HISTORY GROUP
  Affiliation Member of Federation of Family History Societies
  Web Site www.geocities.com/selbyfamilyhistory/index.html
  E-Mail m_newall@hotmail.com
  Contact Marilyn Newall, Keswick House, Kelfield Road, Riccall, York YO19 6PG
   
  UPPER DALES FAMILY HISTORY GROUP
  Web Site www.bishopdale.demon.co.uk/fhs/
  E-Mail dotandtonyk@btinternet.com
   
  WAKEFIELD AND DISTRICT FAMILY HISTORY SOCIETY
  Affiliation Member of Federation of Family History Societies
  Web Site www.wdfhs.co.uk
  E-Mail secretary@wdfhs.co.uk
   
  WHARFEDALE FAMILY HISTORY GROUP
  Affiliation Member of Federation of Family History Societies
  Web Site www.wharfedalefhg.org.uk
  E-Mail hon.secretary@wfhg.org.uk
  Contact Susan Hartley, 1 West View Court, Yeadon, Leeds LS19 7HX
   
  YORKSHIRE ARCHAEOLOGICAL SOCIETY FAMILY HISTORY SECTION
  Affiliation Member of Federation of Family History Societies
  Web Site www.yorkshireroots.org.uk
  E-Mail secretary@yorkshireroots.org.uk
  Contact Mrs J Butler, Secretary, c/o YAS, Claremont, 23 Clarendon Road, Leeds, LS2 9NZ
  Facilities Library and Reading Rooms open to non-members
   
   
   
 
This page last updated: 21 March 2007