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.


December 2019 Journal Released

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Printed Journal Errors – December 2019

A number of errors have been found reported in the December 2019 AWFHS Journal. These Include:

  • Keighley Branch – December Meeting, is being held a week later on the 9th December due to Library strike action, and not the 1st Monday.
  • Threshfield Branch – The February Meeting is Leeds-Liverpool Canals by Norman Simpson.

Whilst you browse our site .

Membership from only £10 per annum gives you complete access to many tools including:-

  • The Craven Muster Roll for 1803, which is an alternative early census for head of household.
  • Bygone Days – A huge selection of old photographs from across our area on a variety of topics.
  • Members Interests – Giving you the opportunity to connect with others tracing the same families.
  • Exchange Journals from other societies.
  • Forum – where you can post your queries, brick walls etc.

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