Past Events

Shropshire Doctors and Quacks

Sat, 25/02/2012 - 12:00

Richard Moore will be signing copies of his book Shropshire Doctors and Quacks at Waterstones book store in Shrewsbury on Saturday 25th of February 2012. Richard will be signing copies from 12 noon.

Copies of this book can also be ordered from us books@sfhs.org.uk

Shropshire FHS February 2012 Monthly Meeting

Tue, 21/02/2012 - 19:00

Venue - The Shirehall, Abbey Foregate, Shrewsbury SY2 6ND
Subject - "History of Methodism in Shropshire"
Speaker - John Lenton

Northwich Family History Fair

Sat, 18/02/2012 - 10:00

At Northwich Memorial Hall, Saturday 18th February between 10.am-4.00pm.
Stalls and Displays, Second-hand Books, CD and Book Sales, Demonstrations, Help Desk.  Come and meet our Groups:

Northwich Memorial Hall, Chester Way CW9 5QJ - free parking adjacent to the venue.
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Shropshire FHS January 2012 AGM & Monthly Meeting

Tue, 17/01/2012 - 19:00

Venue - The Shirehall, Abbey Foregate, Shrewsbury SY2 6ND
We will be having a short AGM followed by a talk.
Subject - "
Have Bell Will Yell"
"There is quite a lot to being a town crier. Most people think all you do is open your mouth and shout, but there is more to it than that such as where you are standing, if there is a gale blowing and all sorts of things."
Speaker - Martin Wood

Shropshire FHS December 2011 Monthly Meeting (note 2nd Tuesday)

Tue, 13/12/2011 - 19:00

Venue - The Shirehall, Abbey Foregate, Shrewsbury SY2 6ND
Subject - "
Who Do I Think I Am"
Speaker -
Glyn Bowen
Glyn Bowen is a member of SFHS and will talk about his family’s moves from Radnorshire to Swansea via Madeley and Breconshire.
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Shropshire FHS Computer Evening

Tue, 29/11/2011 - 18:00

The Society is again running an evening for "Beginners in Family History on the Internet" in Shrewsbury, this will be for Members and strictly by reservation only, you will not be able to "turn up on the evening", as numbers will be limited. (on 4th Oct only 2 places left)
Please contact John Ravenscroft (see About Us/Committee) for more information or to book your place.
Time and location to be confirmed.

Shropshire FHS November 2011 Monthly Meeting

Tue, 15/11/2011 - 18:57

Venue - The Shirehall, Abbey Foregate, Shrewsbury SY2 6ND
Subject - "
Attingham Park(NT) – The History of the House and People"
Speaker -
Dorothy Nicolle
Dorothy Nicolle has an Honours Degree in British Archaeology and History and is Blue Badge Guide for the Heart of England Region.  She has written nearly twenty books dealing with local and general history subjects.
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North West Group of Family History Societies - Family History Day Fair 2011

Sat, 29/10/2011 - 10:00

North West Group of Family History Societies
Family History Day Fair 2011

“Tracing Family Trees”

Venue: The Bowlers Exhibition Centre, Longbridge Road, Manchester M17 1SN

On Saturday, 29 October 2011 - 10:00 to 16:00

Shropshire FHS October 2011 Monthly Meeting

Tue, 18/10/2011 - 19:00

Venue - The Shirehall, Abbey Foregate, Shrewsbury SY2 6ND
Subject - "Newspapers as a Source for Family History "
Speaker - Richard Ratcliffe

Local Family History Fair - Newtown

Sat, 15/10/2011 - 10:00

Local Family History Fair .

The Powys Family History Society are holding a Local Family History Fair on  Saturday 15th October - 10.00am - 3.00 pm to be held at the address given 
below.      All welcome.

Contact Pam Beadman

Saturday 15th October, 10am to 3pm at the The Monty Club, Newtown, Powys.

N.B. Shropshire FHS will not be in attendance, but we feel this is a worthy, and fairly local, event to mention.