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 ….

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/

German Prisoners of the Great War: Life in the Skipt... https://www.amazon.co.uk/dp/1526765292/ref=cm_sw_r_tw_api_glt_fabc_95YV2GF2Q5MDW854X6WZ #Amazon

As the boat contained other important goods, divers recovered the cargo. Old Ted was rescued and posted on to Mary. He arrived wet and was hung on the washing line to dry!

You can meet Old Ted in the newly redeveloped Craven Museum’s when we open our doors on June 21st!

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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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