Past Events

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.

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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

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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.

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

Shropshire FHS April 2015 Monthly Meeting

Tue, 21/04/2015 - 19:00

Subject - "People of the Flax Mill"
Speaker - Penny Ward

Venue - The Old Chapel Community Centre, Cross Houses, Nr Shrewsbury SY5 6JH

A talk on the research the Friends of the Flaxmill Maltings have been doing to discover more about the workers and others associated with the Mill.

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Friends of Shrewsbury Cemeteries volunteer day

Tue, 21/04/2015 - 10:00

On the 24th November 2014 a new group was constituted; the Friends of Shrewsbury Cemeteries. This group will focus on Longden Road Cemetery and, in partnership with the owners Shropshire Council and the charity Caring for God’s Acre, aims to conserve and enhance the cemetery whilst increasing knowledge of, access to and learning about this fascinating site. We can organise volunteer involvement through practical work days, biological survey, historical research and monument recording.

Who Do You Think You Are? Live 2015 Day 3

Sat, 18/04/2015 - 09:30

Shropshire Family History Society will be having a presence this year for all 3 days at this, probably, largest Family History event in the UK.
We will be there with all our CDs, a selection of local interest books & maps, our computer databases and a team of volunteers all on Stands 105/6, on a block of 10 stands, with other members of the West Midlands Group of Family History Societies, in the S.O.G section.

Thursday, Friday & Saturday until 17:30

At The NEC, Birmingham, B40 1NT, United Kingdom

Who Do You Think You Are? Live 2015 Day 2

Fri, 17/04/2015 - 09:30

Shropshire Family History Society will be having a presence this year for all 3 days at this, probably, largest Family History event in the UK.
We will be there with all our CDs, a selection of local interest books & maps, our computer databases and a team of volunteers all on Stands 105/6, on a block of 10 stands, with other members of the West Midlands Group of Family History Societies, in the S.O.G section.

Thursday, Friday & Saturday until 17:30

At The NEC, Birmingham, B40 1NT, United Kingdom