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.
Latest Posts ….
- Embsay School Admission Register
- Oxenhope Infants School Admission Register
- Keighley Worth Village Infant School Admission Register
- Wives & Widows: Women did make wills
- Saving Chapel Row from demolition by the Lyte Family
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/
Reminder - Airedale & Wharfedale FHS - AGM Thursday 6th May – Followed by a Discussion on “Where do we go from here”. Visit our site to register https://awfhs.org/
#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:
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! 👍
Great opportunity for West and North #Yorkshire researchers. #FamilyHistory Society volunteer transcription projects done with dedicated enthusiasm. @FFHS #ReallyUsefulShow attendees.
We have now uploaded over 300 of our publications into our research database: https://awfhs.org/over-300-publication-now-in-the-database/