This section lists county associations of Yorkshire - North Riding providing details about each one and what resources and publications they offer.
City of York and District FHS:
Mrs Bobbie Bateman
10 Beans Way
York Family History Society was founded in 1975, its aim being to unify people interested in family history.
The Society covers 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.
The York Assizes Index is available on the site, which is an index of prisoners brought to trial 1785-1851.
Many resources are accessible in their Research Room, located at:
The Raylor Centre
Off Lawrence Street
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Free car parking is available at the Centre, and the building is fully accessible. Refreshments are also available.
Details of unwanted birth, death and marriage certificates are accessible on the site, and these can be sent on a first-come, first served basis by sending a stamped addressed envelope to Pam Elliott, York FHS Research Room, The Raylor Centre, James Street, York, YO10 3DW.
Resources held at the Centre include:
Some resources also relate to Yorkshire, and other parishes in the United Kingdom.
Numerous publications are available for sale, which incorporate:
A list of surnames currently being researched by members is accessible on the site.
Cleveland, North Yorkshire and South Durham FHS:
East Yorkshire FHS:
Ryedale Family History Group:
The Village Hall
The group was formed in 2005 to help members researching their genealogy.
Many publications are available for sale, which include:
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.
Selby and District Family History Group:
Mrs Sheila Newsome
9 Larkfield Road
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.
Many resources are accessible, which include:
A list of members currently being researched by members is available on the site.