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.


Threshfield Branch – Online Talk – 21st November

Burley Branch – Online Talk – 5th November – All Welcome

September 2020 Journal Release

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Event Cancellations

Please note, that all events for March to September April 2020 have been put on hold due to the COVID19 outbreak.

If you were planning to attend any AWFHS events, please check the current status of the event this Website to see whether it is still going ahead.

  • 09:30 Doors Open
  • 10:15 Family History (Past and Present) Speakers Stanley Merridew & Stephen Miller
  • 11:30 Where There’s a Will there’s a Relative Speaker: Sue McGeever
  • 12:30 Lunch (Bring your own pack lunch)
  • 14:00 Folk Magic. Speaker Peter Watson

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