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Why Join The Metcalfe Society?

“If you have a family link in Yorkshire, somewhere in your past there will be a Metcalfe.”
... or so the saying goes!


Do you have a Metcalfe, Metcalf, Medcalfe, Medcalf, Midcalfe, Midcalf (or any other variant) amongst your ancestors?

With a master database of over 104,000 Metcalfe records, we can help you find them.


What do you get when you join The Metcalfe Society?

* Direct search access via the Internet to over 104,000 records - individual entries of Metcalfe family members - births, baptisms, marriages, deaths, wills, hearth taxes etc.

* Free research service from our archivist if you don’t have access to the Internet or want some help.

* Direct online access to research for yourself

* Learn about and participate in key research projects - DNA, WW1.  

* Linkage to members - past & present via your own ‘Birth Brief’.  

* Receive the award-winning journal Mecca News   3 times a year containing members’ news, Metcalfe stories of interest past & present.

* Invitation to the FREE Mecca Muster   the annual autumn gathering at the Metcalfe Wensleydale roots in the beautiful Yorkshire Dales.   Bring along family & friends.  


Why not join what is probably the world’s largest one-name family history society?

You can join The Metcalfe Society by contacting Membership Secretary   (see   Contacts)   or Join Online Here

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
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