Past Events

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

Who Do You Think You Are? Live 2015 Day 1

Thu, 16/04/2015 - 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

Shropshire FHS March 2015 Monthly Meeting

Tue, 17/03/2015 - 19:00

Subject - "The Railway Navvy; his working life"
Speaker - Judy and Chris Rouse
Venue - The Old Chapel Community Centre, Cross Houses, Nr Shrewsbury SY5 6JH

Montgomeryshire Genealogical Society Open Morning

Sat, 07/03/2015 - 10:00

 Venue: Activity Centre, Church Bank, Montgomery, SY15 5QA

Time 10AM-1:00PM

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Shropshire Family History Society will be having a small 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.

Telford Libraries' Community History Day

Sat, 07/03/2015 - 10:00

 Venue: Wellington Library, Wellington Civic and Leisure Centre, Larkin Way, Wellington, TF1 1LX

Time 10AM-2:00PM

Shropshire Family History Society will be having a small 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 February 2015 Monthly Meeting

Tue, 17/02/2015 - 19:00

Subject - "What’s in Great Granddad’s Attic?/Investigating WW1 memorabilia & problem solving"
Speaker - Graham Bradbury
Venue - The Old Chapel Community Centre, Cross Houses, Nr Shrewsbury SY5 6JH

Shropshire FHS January 2015 - AGM followed by Monthly Meeting

Tue, 20/01/2015 - 19:00

Venue - The Old Chapel Community Centre, Cross Houses, Nr Shrewsbury SY5 6JH
Subject - "Shrewsbury in the 50’s 60’s and 70’s"
Speaker - David Trumper

David’s latest collection of photographs depicting Shrewsbury over three decades a period of time which will be familiar with a considerable number of our members. This collection will be accompanied by his latest publication covering this era.

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