Records of Baptisms, Marriages and Burials
Information recorded from gravestones
These include surname, forename, age, place of birth and folio reference
Members living outside the UK/EU can join the Group or renew their subscriptions through GENfair.
The society was formed on 1st January 2019 as a result of the merger of two long standing neighbours, Wharfedale FHG and Keighley FHS
The society now covers a large swathe of the old West Riding taking in the following ancient parishes: Addingham, Adel, Arncliffe, Barnoldswick, Bingley, Bolton by Bowland, Bowland, Bracewell, Broughton, Burnsall, Carleton in Craven. Clapham, East Marton, Fewston, Gargrave, Giggleswick, Gisburn, Great Mitton, Guiseley, Harewood, Horton in Ribblesdale, Ilkley, Keighley, Kettlewell, Kildwick, Kirkby Malhamdale, Leathley, Linton in Craven, Long Preston, Low Bentham, Otley, Sedbergh, Skipton, Slaidburn, Thornton in craven, Thornton in Lonsdale, Weston, plus all the towns and villages in between.
The merger has created a huge publication list due to the endeavours of the membership.
Meetings held in Burley in Wharfedale, Keighley and Threshfield.
Quarterly journal with articles to aid your research.
Online databases to enhance your knowledge
If you reside or have roots in our area Airedale and Wharfedale FHS membership will be an asset to your research.
For general enquiries, please write to:
The Hon. Secretary
206 Moseley Wood Gardens
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