Useful links

Yorkshire Family History Society and Interest Groups


Below are links to the various Family History Societies covering Yorkshire. They are an excellent resource and offer a friendly, helpful advice to help breakdown “brick walls” and all matters concerning family history. Most offer membership for a minimal annual fee and often host open evenings with guest speakers.



Yorkshire Archaeological Society – Family History Section


London Based

London Group of Yorkshire FHSs


East Yorkshire

East Yorkshire FHS


North Yorkshire

Cleveland, North Yorkshire & South Durham FHS

Harrogate & District FHS

Ryedale Family History Group

Selby & District FH Group

City of York & District FHS


South Yorkshire

Barnsley FHS

Doncaster & District Society for Family History

Rotherham FHS

Sheffield & District FHS


West Yorkshire

Aireborough Historical Society

Bradford FHS

Calderdale FHS

Huddersfield & District FHS

Keighley & District FHS

Morley & District FH Group

Pontefract & District FHS

Wakefield & District FHS

Wharfedale FH Group