Past Events

Chesterfield & District FHS - Family & Local History & Craft Fair

Sat, 15/08/2015 - 10:00

Venue: Outwood Academy - Highfield Lane, Newbold, Chesterfield, Derbyshire, S41 8BA

Time 10AM-4:00PM

Burwarton Show

Thu, 06/08/2015 - 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 two very succesful years for us, we have booked a space again at this show to make contact with interested South Shropshire folk. smiley

Yorkshire Family History Fair

Sat, 27/06/2015 - 10:00

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

Time 10AM-4:30PM

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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 2016 Monthly Meeting

Tue, 16/06/2015 - 19:00

Subject - "John Rhydderch (1675-1735): a Welshman in Shrewsbury"
Speaker - Stephen Jones
Venue - The Old Chapel Community Centre, Cross Houses, Nr Shrewsbury SY5 6JH

Shropshire FHS June 2015 Monthly Meeting

Tue, 16/06/2015 - 19:00

Subject - "The Cattle Drovers of Wales"
Speaker - Idris Evans
Venue - The Old Chapel Community Centre, Cross Houses, Nr Shrewsbury SY5 6JH

A most memorable story of the Welsh Cattle Drovers and how they undertook a dangerous three hundred mile journey by walking their animals to the markets of London.

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Shropshire FHS Family History Fair 2015

Sat, 06/06/2015 - 10:00

Come and visit us, at the Society's Fair, Saturday 6th June 2015, 10:00AM - 4:00PM, The Shirehall, Shrewsbury.  Admission: £3 Pay on Door. Free Parking. Non-Members Welcome.

Shropshire County Agricultural & Horse Show

Sat, 23/05/2015 - 08:30

At the Agricultural Showground, Berwick Road, Shrewsbury, SY1 2PF. 8:30AM to 7:00PM.

More Information on the event

We understand we will be in the "Shopping Arcade Marquee".
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 FHS May 2015 Monthly Meeting

Tue, 19/05/2015 - 19:00

Subject - "Bounce-backers": ancestors who moved away, then returned home.
Speaker - John Titford
Venue - The Old Chapel Community Centre, Cross Houses, Nr Shrewsbury SY5 6JH

Many of our ancestors and their families left home in search of a better life elsewhere, but a good number later returned to the place they had left originally, as if they had never been away. Here we make use of examples from the sixteenth to the twentieth centuries, mainly featuring individuals who moved around within the British Isles.

South-West Area Group (SWAG) Family History Fair - Weston-super-Mare

Sat, 16/05/2015 - 10:00

Venue: Winter Gardens, Royal Parade, Weston-super-Mare, Somerset

Time 10AM-4:00PM

More Info

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.

A meeting to consider the relaunch of the Victoria County History in Shropshire

Sat, 02/05/2015 - 11:00

You are invited to a meeting to consider the relaunch of the Victoria County History in Shropshire at:-

Shropshire Archives, Castle Gates, Shrewsbury SY1 2AQ

Saturday 2 May at 11.00 (tea and coffee from 10.30).

PLEASE RSVP TO RICHARD.HOYLE@SAS.AC.UK