Past Events

Shropshire FHS Dec 2017 Monthly Meeting

Tue, 19/12/2017 - 19:00

Subject - "A Ruddy Awful Waste"
Speaker - Mike Bradbury
Venue - The Old Chapel Community Centre, Cross Houses, Nr Shrewsbury SY5 6JH

This talk covers the short life of Flt Lt Eric Lock DSO DFC and Bar. Born Bayston Hill to a farming family, he went on to become Britain’s highest scoring Battle of Britain Pilot before being lost on active service.

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Shropshire FHS Nov 2017 Monthly Meeting

Tue, 21/11/2017 - 19:00

Subject - "The Life & Times of a British Soldier during the Anglo Boer War"
Speaker - Graham Bradbury
Venue - The Old Chapel Community Centre, Cross Houses, Nr Shrewsbury SY5 6JH

Shropshire FHS Oct 2017 Monthly Meeting

Tue, 17/10/2017 - 19:00

Subject - "A Meander Through Hawkstone Park, Past and Present"
Speaker - Roger West
Venue - The Old Chapel Community Centre, Cross Houses, Nr Shrewsbury SY5 6JH

A presentation of postcards and photographs of Hawkstone Park and the adjoining villages and occupants over a period of time.

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Bishops Castle History Day

Sat, 30/09/2017 - 10:00
A day celebrating the history of Bishop’s Castle with talks about people, places and
events with strong links to the town and local area, followed by guided visits to

some of the town’s attractions, local history exhibition and book sales.

Booking Early Essential!

London Family History Show 2017 - We will not be attending

Sun, 24/09/2017 - 10:00

Venue: Sandown Park Racecourse, Portsmouth Road, Esher, KT10 9AJ

Time 10AM-4:30PM

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This is a new event but is being organised by the same team as the Yorkshire Show that we have attended several times.
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 Sep 2017 Monthly Meeting

Tue, 19/09/2017 - 19:00

Subject - "Healthy and Expedient: Childcare and Charity at the Shrewsbury Foundling Hospital 1759 -1772"
Speaker - Kate Croft
Venue - The Old Chapel Community Centre, Cross Houses, Nr Shrewsbury SY5 6JH

Dyfed FHS Family History Fair

Sat, 16/09/2017 - 10:00

Venue:St Peter's Civic Hall, Carmarthen

The Dyfed Family History Society hosts its annual Family History Fair
16 September 2017 10.00 - 16.00
This event will be featuring talks, exhibitors and an opportunity to chat with various enthusiasts and experts. FREE ENTRY - everybody is most welcome.

Shropshire Family Hisotry Society will have a stand at this event.

U3A Peak District Family History Network Conference 2017

Sat, 16/09/2017 - 08:30

We have been invited to attend this new, for us (it is in it's 5th Year), event.

Venue:The Palace Hotel, Buxton, SK17 6AG

Stretford Family & Local History Fair

Sat, 09/09/2017 - 10:00

At:- St Matthews Hall, Chapel Lane, Stretford, Manchester M32 9AJ

This is a new Fair and we will be attending with our usual travelling stand and displays, plus Books Maps & CDs for sale along with our Shropshire HelpDesk.
Come along and see us.

Burwarton Show

Thu, 03/08/2017 - 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