Past Events

Shropshire FHS April 2012 Monthly Meeting

Tue, 17/04/2012 - 19:00

Venue - The Shirehall, Abbey Foregate, Shrewsbury SY2 6ND
Subject - "Sin, Sex and Probate – The Working of The Church Courts"
Speaker - Dr Colin Chapman

Dr. Colin Chapman is life Vice President of the FFHS and has written 14 Genealogical books, lectured worldwide and been involved in the foundation of six British County Genealogical Societies.
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Gloucestershire Family History Society Open Day

Sat, 14/04/2012 - 10:00

At The Crypt School, Saturday 14th April between 10.am-4.00pm.
The Fair features the following:

    Help desk for your research problems
    Products for sale, including books, maps, CDs, photographs, fiches, discs etc.
    Other societies and commercial organisations (see below)
    Light refreshments available all day (courtesy of Highnam WI)

The Crypt School, Podsmead Road, Tuffley, Gloucester, GL2 5AE - Free parking at the venue.

Shropshire FHS March 2012 Monthly Meeting

Tue, 20/03/2012 - 19:00

Venue - The Shirehall, Abbey Foregate, Shrewsbury SY2 6ND
Subject - "
Life Below Stairs"
Speaker -
Jill Burton

Montgomeryshire Genealogical Society Open Morning

Sat, 03/03/2012 - 10:00

At The Monty Club. Saturday 3rd March between 10.am-1.00pm.

The Monty Club - The British Legion (opposite The Spar), 11 Broad Street  Newtown, Powys SY16 2LU

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Shropshire FHS will be in attendance with a Helpdesk/Computer Look-ups, also Shropshire Local Interest Books and Maps and our own CD's, plus General Family History Research Books all for sale.

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.