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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Slight change to tonight's programme, same subject (Wills at the Borthwick) but it will be delivered by Laura Yeoman. It is still not too late to register for this excellent talk: https://awfhs.org/event/wills-at-the-borthwick/ 19:00 hours, Thursday 7th Oct 2021 on Zoom

A talk on the British Widows of the First World War – Airedale & Wharfedale Family History Society starts at 7pm tonight (mon 4th Oct 2021) it’s not too late to register for this free talk https://awfhs.org/event/british-widows-of-the-first-world-war/

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/

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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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