October 27, 2020

York Family History Society Research Room Volunteer

I thought I’d help out my local family history society and so I volunteered to staff the York Family History Society Research Room for a couple of half days each month. The research room is open from 10am to 4pm on Tuesdays and Thursdays throughout the year and is staffed by volunteers from York Family […]

York Watermen

I’m looking into a family for a customer at the moment who were watermen for at least 3 generations going back to the late 18th Century. The river ouse has always been important to the city and was an industrial conduit in the 19th century carrying, amongst other cargo, coal out to the sea ports […]