Garforth, Kippax & District

Family History

Contact Convenor Family History Convenor

Family History The Family History Group meets every 3rd Wednesday of the month between 2.15 and 4.15 in the downstairs room at Garforth Library. Prospective U3A members are welcome to attend for 2 visits after which they will be required to pay £15 annual U3A members

Sign For Leeds Library to Access free Ancestry.
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enter your library membership numbers only
Password is year of birth

  • 1 www.leeds.gov.uk/leisure/libraries/online-resources
  • 2 Information and research Library
  • 3 Local and Family Histories Services
  • 4 Scroll down to Ancestry

These are useful free sites that provide information.

FREE FAMILY TREE As demonstrated in Jan Meeting
1 goto Microsoft.com
2 On the website Search My Family Tree
3 Click on get to Get to download the app.
5 Start adding names and save the file.

  • FreeBMD – Possible to identify Marriage, Birth and Death dates between 1837 and 1993
  • Government Records Office- Free but needs registration of email and password. Identifies Death dates or birth dates with mother’s maiden name
  • Lost Cousins Newsletter- Provides a newsletter with info on what’s happening in Family History – upcoming events, special offers etc.

Chargeable Sites

  • FindMyPast
  • Ancestry - Charged site £14 per month. Free 14 day trial is available . Free Access at Library to members.

Download Forms to Record Your Family History Details

Dates for your Diary
Wed Feb 19th Meeting 2-15 to 4-15 Garforth Library
Wed Mar 18th Meeting 2-15 to 4-15 Garforth Library
Wed Apr 15th Meeting 2-15 to 4-15 Garforth Library
Wed May 20th Meeting 2-15 to 4-15 Garforth Library
Wed Jun 17th Meeting 2-15 to 4-15 Garforth Library
Wed Jul 15th Meeting 2-15 to 4-15 Garforth Library
Wed Aug 19th Meeting 2-15 to 4-15 Garforth Library
Wed Sep 16th Meeting 2-15 to 4-15 Garforth Library
Wed Oct 21st Meeting 2-15 to 4-15 Garforth Library
Wed Nov 18th Meeting 2-15 to 4-15 Garforth Library
Wed Dec 16th Meeting 2-15 to 4-15 Garforth Library
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Bookworms Art Group Calligraphy Craft Group
Excursions Family History French Green Bowling
History Italian Just interested in Motoring Keep Fit
Line Dancing Medieval History Motorbike Outings Photography
Scitech Page Singing String and Swing Music Tai Chi
Theatre Group U3A Quiz afternoon Walking Group Over 5 miles Walking Netball
Walking up to 5 miles
More Group Pages
Bookworms Art Group
Calligraphy Craft Group
Excursions Family History
French Green Bowling
History Italian
Just interested in Motoring Keep Fit
Line Dancing Medieval History
Motorbike Outings Photography
Scitech Page Singing
String and Swing Music Tai Chi
Theatre Group U3A Quiz afternoon
Walking Group Over 5 miles Walking Netball
Walking up to 5 miles