Author Archives for Pam Smith

About Pam Smith

Professional Genealogist and Family History Tutor. AGRA Member. Committee Member Harrogate & District Family History Society. Guild of One Name Studies Member researching Allbrook/e

Do you recognise this lady?

Can you help Pam out and let her know if you recognise the person wearing a Coco Chanel brooch in the photo below.  There is no date or text on the back of the photo. Who is the lady with the Coco Chanel broocj?

Review of Not a Guide to Harrogate by Trish Colton

Not a Guide to Harrogate

This book is small in size but packed full of interesting facts about Harrogate and District. It is suitable for locals,  the genealogist who has ancestors in Harrogate and tourists. There is a pleasing combination between the attributes of the […]

Request for help: Who do you think you are?

Hi We have received a request from the Federation of Family History Societies for a short summary about our Society to be provided in the form of 3-5 Powerpoint slides. If you can help with this request, please can you […]

FFHS-MEMBERS New Executive Committee member

Good afternoon Firstly my apolgoes for the late delivery of this announcement but I am only now catching up with the 1700+ emails I have received during my time away! I am pleased to announce that Rob WHITE was co-opted […]

Yorkshire Group of FHS

Dear all, At the meeting on 14 July we spent some time discussing the need for publicity, leaflets, information etc to be sent to London Group for the WDYTYA event next year. What I forgor all about was to remind […]


Harrogate and District Family History Society started tweeting yesterday (17th July 2012) and to date we have 35 followers. We were joined by Calderdale FHS on the same day. Ryedale Family History Society has been tweeting for a while. As […]

August & September Events at the Society of Genealogists

Listed below is further information about the Society of Genealogists August & September events (please especially note the special events taking place the end of September). All places must be pre-booked and pre-paid, visit our website at or contact the […]

FFHS-MEMBERS Update on Charities Act

Update on Charities Act The Office for Civil Society has just published Lord Hodgson’s review of the working of the Charities Act 2006, which itself has now been codified in the Charities Act 2012. Most of his recommendations, for they […]