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Books written by the East Yorkshire Family History Society Books written by the East Yorkshire Family History Society
East Yorkshire Family History Society Help Desks East Yorkshire Family History Society Help Desks

Some libraries have drop in advice sessions organised by the East Yorkshire Family History Society (EYFHS). To see if your local library holds these sessions click the link below.

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Ancestry Library Edition Ancestry Library Edition

The Ancestry website offers information on family trees and much more. Ancestry is only fully available from within East Riding Libraries.

Find My Past Find My Past

Trace your ancestry and build a family tree by researching extensive birth records, census data, obituaries and more with findmypast

Click here to open a printable document on How to Search the Yorkshire Collection 

Full free access to Find my Past is only available within East Riding Libraries.

GENUKI GENUKI

GENUKI provides a virtual reference library of genealogical information of particular relevance to the UK and Ireland. It is a non-commercial service, maintained by a charitable trust and a group of volunteers.

Search through millions of digital newspaper articles from local and regional papers dating back to 1700.  

Free to access without limits at the East Riding Archives, Treasure House and any East Riding Library