Past Events

Family History Weekend

Repeats every day until Sun Oct 07 2018 .
Sat, 06/10/2018 - 10:00
Sun, 07/10/2018 - 10:00

Were your ancestors Ag Lab's, or did they run the farm? Come along and learn about the roles and conditions, maybe have a go at some of the jobs, plus Shropshire Family History Society will be on hand to offer assistance on their HelpDesk.

Acton Scott Historic Working Farm, Acton Scott, SY6 6QN

Shropshire FHS Sep 2018 Monthly Meeting

Tue, 18/09/2018 - 19:00

Subject - "Thomas Telford – his Life and Works in Shropshire” 
Speaker - Richard Bifield
Venue - The Old Chapel Community Centre, Cross Houses, Nr Shrewsbury SY5 6JH

The Scottish civil engineer was County Surveyor for Shropshire at the end of the 18th Century and beginning of the 19th Century.   His works in Shropshire included roads, bridges, tollhouses, churches, canals and associated buildings.

Telford Past & Present

Sat, 15/09/2018 - 10:30

After months of preparation, Telford Past & Present finally arrives this coming Saturday 15th September at The Place, Oakengates, Telford, TF2 6EP! A free event organised by Wrekin Local Studies Forum for Telford50; a retrospective of the last 50 years as well as looking into local history in communities across Telford and the surrounding area. It begins at 10.30am at The Place. Come along and share your memories! Refreshments provided by The Forge cafe and for the kids, Retro Shack to take selfies at the event!


Repeats every 4 weeks until Tue Aug 14 2018 .
Tue, 17/07/2018 - 19:00
Tue, 14/08/2018 - 19:00

No meeting in July or August

Burwarton Show

Thu, 02/08/2018 - 08:15

Burwarton Show is one of the premier one-day agricultural shows in the country attracting some twenty thousand visitors each year to the glorious South Shropshire countryside.

After the last four very succesful years for us, we have booked a space again at this show to make contact with interested South Shropshire folk. smiley


Tue, 17/07/2018 - 19:00
Tue, 14/08/2018 - 19:00

No meeting in July or August

South West Area Group Family History Day (Swindon)

Sat, 30/06/2018 - 10:00

At STEAM – Museum of the Great Western Railway, Fire Fly Avenue (off Kemble Drive), Swindon, Wiltshire, SN2 2EY. 10:00AM to 3:30PM.

More Information on the event

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.

The Family History Show - York

Sat, 23/06/2018 - 10:00

Venue: The Knavesmire Exhibition Centre, The Racecourse, York, YO23 1EX

Time 10AM-4:30PM

More Information

Shropshire Family History Society will be having a 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 Jun 2018 Monthly Meeting

Tue, 19/06/2018 - 19:00

Subject - "Myndtown Church Restoration Project” 
Speaker - John Burt
Venue - The Old Chapel Community Centre, Cross Houses, Nr Shrewsbury SY5 6JH

Once on the Historic England's Buildings at Risk Register, Myndtown Church is a little jewel in the heart of the Long Mynd and was in danger of falling down and disappearing unless something was done to save it.

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General Meeting Info

Shropshire FHS Family History Fair 2018

Sat, 02/06/2018 - 10:00

Come and visit us, at the Society's Fair, Saturday 2nd June 2018, 10:00AM - 4:00PM, The Shirehall, Shrewsbury.  Admission: £3 Pay on Door. Free Parking. Non-Members Welcome.


Ian Waller FSG
"Beyond the Internet"
- The common philosophy that our family History can all be done 'on-line is far from the truth.