Last updated on November 7th, 2022 at 04:21 pm

In this area you will find guidance on family history research and brief details of organisations that will be of use to you.

Our Transcription Index contains over 1 million records from records created in our area, some of them dating back to the 16th Century.

From the drop-down menu you will also be able to access this guidance or just follow the links bellow:

Many sites offer advice on how to go about family history research. Among them are the BBC and GenUKI

Our neighbouring family history societies are
Airedale & Wharfedale FHS
Barnsley FHS
Bradford FHS
Doncaster FHS
Huddersfield FHS
Wakefield FHS
A full list of Family History Societies is here