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Archives & Records Association Newsletter

ARC Mag Nov 2018 Note that the next annual conference of the association is taking place in Leeds between 28th-30th August at the Queens Hotel, so make a slot in your diaries.

Request for Old photos of familiar places in Harrogate & The Majestic Hotel

We have received the following request from a company refurbishing the Majestic Hotel.  If you can help, please contact Laura directly. Hello, I am working on a interior decor proposal for The Majestic Hotel and would love to incorporate photographs from the past of familiar sights in Harrogate. I was wondering whether you have any […]

Help raise money whilst you shop at Amazon

Amazon has launched a new charity donations programme called smile.amazon.co.uk AmazonSmile is a simple and automatic way for you to support a charity of your choice every time you shop, at no cost to you. We are one of 600 plus plus registered charities that have signed up to receive 0.5% of net sale on […]

AGM Minutes

I've attached a copy of the latest AGM minutes. 2017 AGM Minutes

Wendy Symington

We are sad to report the recent death of our Vice President, Wendy Symington.  As members will know, Wendy served as Chairman of the society from its formation in 2005.  When she stepped down from that role in 2014 members voted unanimously to elect her as our first Vice President.  We are extremely grateful to […]

Albert Osborne Eaves

Does anybody have any information about ALbert Osborne Eaves , he taught Shorthand in Station Road .

Access to Journals from Other Family History Societies

We have recently started to exchange electronic copies of member's magazines with other Family History Societies. They are only available to members, so please login into the web site and you will have access to these magazines in the Resources area.

FFHS website access details

If you would like to access members area of the FFHS website, https://www.familyhistoryfederation.com/, here are the details: USERNAME: members2016 PASSWORD: conqueror    

Yorkshire Group of FHS Meeting - 27 February

Please find attached copy of the notes of the above meeting.  If you would like to represent the society and attend future meetings, please contact the membership secretary. Action note