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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 our databases so you can research for yourself

* Learn about and participate in key research projects such as - DNA, Wills.  

* Links to members - past & present through your own ‘Birth Brief’.   Just complete the BB form you will receive on joining.

* Over many years, The Society published the award-winning journal Mecca News for new information and general topics, and stories of interest on Metcalfes past &present. Following the retirement of our Editor, we now send members an e-journal bi-monthly with news and articles of interest.

* Invitation to the FREE Mecca Muster our annual autumn gathering in North Yorkshire, an area closely tied to our early Metcalfe roots in beautiful Wensleydale and the Yorkshire Dales.   Bring along family & friends and meet up with potential Family connections.  


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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