The society does not have an active family history function. However in order to help those who have ancestors from the parish of Barwick-in-Elmet and wish to research their family history there are several places which may help.
The parish registers date from 1653 and there are some transcripts dating from 1600 covering some of the period before 1660. The registers up to 1812 and the transcripts, along with some wills and tombstone inscriptions existing in the graveyard shortly before 1908, were published in "Wills, Registers and Monumental Inscriptions of the Parish of Barwick-in-Elmet, Co. York" ed. G D Lumb 1908. A facsimile of this book is now available on-line. It can be searched for any word which appears in the book and all entries found are "bookmarked" for easy access.
Burials since 1812 have recently been put into electronic form and are available in table form on this site. For convenience they have been split into three sections: