Founded in 1980 the group is open to anyone interested in tracing their ancestry. In 2019 Wharfedale FHG merged with the Keighley and District FHS.
If your roots are in the Airedale and Wharfedale area or further afield you will find help and encouragement in this fascinating hobby by joining the Airedale and Wharfedale Family History Society.



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Reminder of Thursday nights meeting (2nd Sept @ 19:00 hours), Behind the Scenes working for the Who Do You Think You Are? television series, speaker: Gill Blanchard. Registration for the talk is still open: https://awfhs.org/event/registration-past-present-future/

Please note we have a change to our meeting schedule on 2nd September 2021. You are invited to a talk by Gill Blanchard - Behind the Scenes working for the Who Do You Think You Are? television series. Please visit our website to register for the talk: https://awfhs.org/

AWFHS Zoom Meeting Reminder: Jackie Depelle's talk - In the Name of Family History. 7PM, Thursday 1st July 2021. It is not too late to register. https://awfhs.org/event/in-the-name-of-family-history/

Meeting Reminder: Tonights meeting (Monday 7th June 2021). Zoom opens at 7PM Talk "Whats Made Yorkshire Great" commences 7:30PM. There is still time to register https://awfhs.org/event/what-made-yorkshire-great/

Reminders of tonights Zoom meeting "Wives & Widows, Women did make wills" 7PM Thursday 3rd Jun 2021. It is still not too late to register for this free talk: https://awfhs.org/event/wives-widows-women-did-make-wills/

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#OnThisDay 1914 2 passenger trains collided at #Reading station, killing 1 worker & injuring 2 others, along with 6 passengers.

Find out what happened & hear from the family of 1 of the injured staff in this blog post:

http://railwayaccidents.port.ac.uk/reading-1914-passengers-workers-family/

Next Online Members’ Meeting
Date: 26 May 2021
Talk: Treasures in the Tower: the Doncaster Grammar School Railway Collection
Speaker: Chris Barron Treasures in the Tower: the Doncaster Grammar School Railway Collection

Please give @AiredaleFhs a warm welcome to Twitter and give them a follow. A friendly bunch, with some excellent events on Zoom, so you can take part wherever you are in the world. #FamilyHistory #Yorkshire #Wharfedale #Airedale #Otley #Ilkley #Skipton #Adel #Keighley #Burnsall

@FederationFHS @theancestrydete @AiredaleFhs @YorkshireFHSs @archivesyorks @wyorksarchives @YorkFHS @EYFHS @YorksDictionary @HarrogateOPS So #Yorkshire and proud! 👍

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