Family History Societies - Yorkshire North Riding

This section lists county associations of North Yorkshire providing details about each one and what resources and publications they offer.

City of York and District FHS:

Address:

Mrs Bobbie Bateman
c/o COYADFHS
10 Beans Way
Stockton Lane
York
YO31 1HU

E-Mail:

secretary@yorkfamilyhistory.org.uk

Information:

York Family History Society was founded in 1975 and its aim is to further interest in Genealogical Research. 

They cover the modern archdeaconry of York and this stretches from Ledsham, Birkin, Selby and Drx in the South to Coxwold, Hovingham and Sherburn in Harfordlythe in the North. It also covers Huggate and Bubwith in the East to Bramham, Bilton and Sherburn in Elmet in the West.  For more details regarding parishes covered by the association, please visit their site.

Resources available include the York Assizes Index.

Numerous publications are available for sale, which incorporate:

  • Burial Indexes
  • Census Indexes
  • Marriage Indexes
  • Memorial Inscriptions
  • Parish Registers

Website:
http://www.yorkfamilyhistory.org.uk


Cleveland, North Yorkshire and South Durham FHS:

This group is listed under Durham


East Yorkshire FHS:

This group is listed under East Riding 


Ryedale Family History Group:

Address:

RFHG
The Village Hall
Hovingham
York
YO62 4LF

E-Mail:

secretary@ryedalefamilyhistory.org

Information:

The group was formed in 2005 to help members researching their genealogy.

They have numerous publications for sale, which include:

  • 1821 Census for Nunnington
  • Estate Sale Catalogues
  • Helmsley - Allenby’s Household Almanack
  • Helmsley - School Admissions Register
  • Helmsley School Log Books
  • Helmsley area - A Population Study of Arden, Bilsdale, Daletown, Hawnby, Helmsley, Laskill, Old Byland, Rievaulx, Scawton & Snilesworth (Extracts from 16th to 20th century records)
  • Memorial Inscriptions
  • Parish Registers
  • Pickering Burial Registers (Whitby Road Cemetery)
  • War Memorials

They also have a research room located in Hovingham Village Hall, Main Street, Hovingham.

A list of surnames currently being researched by members is also available.

Website:
http://www.ryedalefamilyhistory.org


Selby and District Family History Group:

Address:

Mrs Sheila Newsome
9 Larkfield Road
Selby
YO8 9AS

E-Mail:

secretarysdfhg@gmail.com

Information:

Selby and District FHG was formed in 2001 from a short Workers Education Association Family History course and experienced members give help and advice to anyone who may require it.

The group is based in Selby which is approximately 12 miles south of York and meet in Selby Town Hall.

They have numerous resources, which include:

  • Census Indexes
  • Directories
  • Genealogical Reference Books
  • Magazines
  • Memorial Inscriptions
  • Parish Registers

They also have a list of surnames currently being researched by members.

Website:
http://www.selbydistrictfamilyhistory.btck.co.uk