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The Metcalfe Society is a registered charity run by a few dedicated volunteers in their spare time.   The officers of The Society endeavour to provide a quality service to members and non-members to the best of their ability and availability. Current technology allows us all to communicate very easily on a global level via email ... when it works! Reasons for failure can be human error or technology failure.

If you do not receive a response with 5 working days from the relevant contact, please do contact another of the key people below and copy your original contact. Thank you.  

Jo Heron

Chair (Trustee), Mrs Jo Heron
For enquiries regarding the society overall:
t: +44-(0)7866 202 785
post: 17 Bailey Walk, Wakefield, West Yorkshire WF4 3QW

Peter Dobson Treasurer & Vice-Chairman (Trustee), Mr Peter Dobson
Peter deals with all financial enquiries and will be dealing with the newsletter;
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David LambertPresident and Committee Member (Trustee), Mr David Lambert
David is responsible for all queries regarding our charitable status or legal matters:


Vice-President, Miss Margaret Hodgson
Margaret was Secretary for many years and was heavily involved in the Wills project.


David MetcalfeDatabase Keeper (Trustee), Mr David Metcalfe
David works on our Database and supporting research


Martin Metcalfe DNA Project Officer, Mr Martin Metcalfe
Martin deals with all queries or requests to participate in the DNA Project:


Lesley LongworthSocial Media Contact - Mrs Lesley Longworth
Lesley looks after posting and commenting on our Social Media


Liz Waller

Archivist, Mrs Liz Waller
Liz manages our archive research

Andrew Moody Website Administrator
For all enquiries & queries about the Society’s website
* Note - Members Room password access requests to Membership Secretary
Please note there may be a little delay in responding. If you have to wait for your query to be investigated, we ask for your patience in this matter.
Website Administrator, Mr Andrew Moody


Susan Harper Canadian agent and Editor of the Newsletter, Ms Susan C.M. Harper
Susan is our contact for all membership enquiries & payments locally in Canada:



Australian agent, Ms Dianne Fox
Dianne is our contact for all membership enquiries & payments locally in Australia:

Federation of Family History Societies Member Guild of One Name Studies Member Based in the Yorkshire Dales National Park Best Website 2009 Award, Federation of Family History Societies 2009 Elizabeth Simpson Award - Commended, Federation of Family History Societies

Established in 1980. UK Registered Charity No. 1000879.
Post: The Metcalfe Society, 17 Bailey Walk, Wakefield, West Yorkshire, WF4 3QW, UK
Email: | Telephone: +44 (0) 7866 202 785 | Website: