Past Events

Who Do You Think You Are? Live 2015 Day 1

Thu, 16/04/2015 - 09:30

Shropshire Family History Society will be having a presence this year for all 3 days at this, probably, largest Family History event in the UK.
We will be there with all our CDs, a selection of local interest books & maps, our computer databases and a team of volunteers all on Stands 105/6, on a block of 10 stands, with other members of the West Midlands Group of Family History Societies, in the S.O.G section.

Thursday, Friday & Saturday until 17:30

At The NEC, Birmingham, B40 1NT, United Kingdom

Shropshire FHS March 2015 Monthly Meeting

Tue, 17/03/2015 - 19:00

Subject - "The Railway Navvy; his working life"
Speaker - Judy and Chris Rouse
Venue - The Old Chapel Community Centre, Cross Houses, Nr Shrewsbury SY5 6JH

Montgomeryshire Genealogical Society Open Morning

Sat, 07/03/2015 - 10:00

 Venue: Activity Centre, Church Bank, Montgomery, SY15 5QA

Time 10AM-1:00PM

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Shropshire Family History Society will be having a small stand at the event, with a team of volunteer helpers, computers and books. They will also be selling a selection of Local Interest Books and Maps, some Family History Books and our own CDs.

Telford Libraries' Community History Day

Sat, 07/03/2015 - 10:00

 Venue: Wellington Library, Wellington Civic and Leisure Centre, Larkin Way, Wellington, TF1 1LX

Time 10AM-2:00PM

Shropshire Family History Society will be having a small stand at the event, with a team of volunteer helpers, computers and books. They will also be selling a selection of Local Interest Books and Maps, some Family History Books and our own CDs.

Shropshire FHS February 2015 Monthly Meeting

Tue, 17/02/2015 - 19:00

Subject - "What’s in Great Granddad’s Attic?/Investigating WW1 memorabilia & problem solving"
Speaker - Graham Bradbury
Venue - The Old Chapel Community Centre, Cross Houses, Nr Shrewsbury SY5 6JH

Shropshire FHS January 2015 - AGM followed by Monthly Meeting

Tue, 20/01/2015 - 19:00

Venue - The Old Chapel Community Centre, Cross Houses, Nr Shrewsbury SY5 6JH
Subject - "Shrewsbury in the 50’s 60’s and 70’s"
Speaker - David Trumper

David’s latest collection of photographs depicting Shrewsbury over three decades a period of time which will be familiar with a considerable number of our members. This collection will be accompanied by his latest publication covering this era.

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Shropshire FHS December 2014 Monthly Meeting

Tue, 16/12/2014 - 19:00

Venue - The Old Chapel Community Centre, Cross Houses, Nr Shrewsbury SY5 6JH
Subject - "Don’t you know there’s a war on? – Shropshire in the Second World War"
Speaker - Dorothy Nicolle

A talk about everything from evacuees to the arrival of the Yanks, the Home Guard in the county and PoW camps, rationing and hospitals... and includes many stories that have been collected from local people over the years.

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Shropshire FHS November 2014 Monthly Meeting (new venue)

Tue, 18/11/2014 - 19:00

Venue - The Old Chapel Community Centre, Cross Houses, Nr Shrewsbury SY5 6JH
Subject - "William Hazledine – rediscovering a forgotten genius"
Speaker - Doctor Andrew Pattison

William Hazledine (1763-1840) was a pioneering ironmaster who provided the ironwork for iconic and cutting-edge structures of his day, such as Ditherington Flax Mill and Menai suspension bridge. His personal story, however, had been largely lost. This talk traces the journey that the speaker took in rediscovering this genius.

Shropshire FHS October 2014 Monthly Meeting (new venue!)

Tue, 21/10/2014 - 19:00

Venue - The Old Chapel Community Centre, Cross Houses, Nr Shrewsbury SY5 6JH
               (nb First one at this new venue)
Subject - "Medical Care and Quackery in 18th and 19th century Shropshire"
Speaker - Doctor Richard Moore

Doncaster and District Family History Society's Family History Day & Craft Fair 2014

Sat, 18/10/2014 - 10:00

 Venue: Doncaster School for the Deaf, Race Course Roundabout, Leger Way, Doncaster, South Yorkshire, DN2 6AY

Time 10AM-4:00PM

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