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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Don't forget to register for tomorrow (Thurs May 19th) nights talk: https://awfhs.org/event/escaping-hitler-a-jewish-boys-quest-for-freedom-and-his-future/. Our speaker is Phyllida Scrivens and her talk is titled: Escaping Hitler: A Jewish Boy’s Quest for Freedom and His Future. Meeting opens at 7PM for a chat, the talk will commence at 7:30

https://awfhs.org/event/the-mourning-brooch/ Don't forget to register for this FREE talk - The Mourning Brouch. Zoom talk starts at 7PM Thursday April 21st 2022, for talk to commence at 7:30PM. All Welcome!

Reminder that registration is still open for tonights talk (March 17th) A Tale of Two Constantine Families from Conistone in Upper Wharfedale. Meeting opens at 7PM for our Speaker, Sheila Harris, to commence her talk at 7:30PM. All welcome https://awfhs.org/event/a-tale-of-two-constantine-families-from-coniston-in-upper-wharfedale/

Reminder of tonights AWFHS talk "Secrets and Lies" by Dr Frances Hurd. It's still not too late to register for this free talk: https://awfhs.org/event/secrets-and-lies-adventures-in-other-peoples-family-history/. Meeting starts Monday 7th March 2022 7PM for the talk commencing at 7:30PM.

It's not too late to register for tonight's free meeting https://awfhs.org/event/family-photographs-past-present-and-future/… "Family Photographs Past and Present" by Stephen Gill. (Zoom meeting opens at 7PM for a 7:30PM start, Thursday 17th Feb 2022).

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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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