Wharfedale Family History Group

Wharfedale Family History Group


Wharfedale Family History Group

About Us

Founded in 1980, the group is open to anyone interested in tracing their ancestry. If your roots are in Wharfedale or further afield you will find help and encouragement in this fascinating hobby by joining the Wharfedale Family History Group.

Our quarterly journal, The Wharfedale Newsletter, includes articles, information and advice for both the beginner and more experienced member. We are always pleased to have articles to include in the journal and these can be sent by e-mail directly to The Editor. Any item, either on your own family history or about family history in general, no matter how small, will be considered. The group holds copies of various research aids including the International Genealogical Index and the 1881 census index on microfiche. The group also has its own library from which members may borrow books and a bookstall selling family and local history publications.

Meetings are held on the first Thursday of each month at Burley Salem Church Hall, opposite the Queens Hall, starting at 7.30 pm and on the third Saturday of each month at Aynham Close, Grassington starting at 2.30pm. A speaker is normally arranged for these dates.

The following towns and villages form the area covered by the Society: Addingham, Adel, Appletreewick, Arncliffe, Arthington, Askwith, Baildon, Barden, Beamsley, Beckermonds, Ben Rhydding, Blubberhouses, Bolton Abbey, Bramhope, Buckden, Burley, Burnsall, Castley, Clifton, Conistone, Cookridge, Cracoe, Cray, Denton, Drebley, Dunkeswick, Eccup, Farnley, Fewston, Foxup, Grassington, Guiseley, Halton Gill, Halton East, Harewood, Hawkswick, Hawksworth, Hebden, Hetton, Horsforth, Hubberholme, Huby, Ilkley, Kettlewell, Kilnsey, Langbar, Leathley, Lindley, Linton, Litton, Menston, Middleton, Nesfield, Newall, North Rigton, Norwood, Otley, Oughtershaw, Pool, Rawdon, Rylstone, Skyreholme, Stainburn, Starbotton, Storiths, Thorpe, Threshfield, Timble, Weardley, Weeton, Weston, Yeadon and Yockenthwaite.

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Contents

 

Part 1: Parish and Non-Conformist Registers (pages 1 to 3)

Records of Baptisms, Marriages and Burials

Part 2: Memorial Inscriptions (pages 4 to 6)

Information recorded from gravestones

Part 3: Census Indexes (pages 7 to 12)

These include surname, forename, age, place of birth and folio reference

Part 4: Local History and Other Publications (pages 13 to 14)

Books about Wharfedale and Yorkshire in general

Part 5: Membership Subscriptions (page 15)

Members living outside the UK/EU can join the Group or renew their subscriptions through GENfair.


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