Past Events

Shropshire Family History Society at St. Mary's Church, Shrewsbury

Sat, 13/08/2016 - 10:00

Shropshire FHS will be having a drop in event all day in the Church, with Local Interest Books, Local Maps and our Family History CDs all for sale, plus Society volunteers running our Shropshire HelpDesk to try and help you with your Family History/Genealogy questions.
Why not pop in to see us with your Family Tree questions or just to see what we are about?

This is the same day as the Shrewsbury Flower Show, so if you can get a pass-out, why not pop up to see us at St Mary's?

Burwarton Show 2016

Thu, 04/08/2016 - 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

Montgomeryshire Genealogical Society's Summer Open Morning

Sat, 02/07/2016 - 10:00

The 2016 MGS summer Open Morning will take place at Alberbury parish church on the Shropshire-Montgomeryshire border on Saturday 2 July, 10am-1pm.

Their new publication of the memorial inscriptions of Alberbury parish church and chapels is now ready from the printers and will be launched on the day.

As usual admission will be free and family history advice will be available.

Shropshire Family History Society will be having a stand with their products and their #ShropshireHelpdesk to try and answer you questions.


Wem History Day and Friends AGM

Sun, 26/06/2016 - 10:00

This study day to celebrate the history of Wem will be held in association with the Victoria County History. The day will include talks by Professor Richard Hoyle, Director and General Editor of the VCH, Dr Jonathan Worton, and Dr James Bowen, and optional guided walks of the town. We will also be holding the Friends’ AGM.

Price: £15 including lunch

Organised by Friends of Shrophire Archives not SFHS

Shropshire FHS June 2016 Monthly Meeting

Tue, 21/06/2016 - 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 Family History Fair 2016

Sat, 04/06/2016 - 10:00

Come and visit us, at the Society's Fair, Saturday 4th June 2016, 10:00AM - 4:00PM, The Shirehall, Shrewsbury.  Admission: £3 Pay on Door. Free Parking. Non-Members Welcome.

11.00 am
Subject - "'The Procedures and Language of Probate - Wills Testaments & Inventories etc."
Speaker - Colin Chapman

2.30 pm
Subject - "Developments at Shropshire Archives"
Speaker - Mary MacKenzie

Shropshire County Agricultural Show 2016

Sat, 28/05/2016 - 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 our Shropshire 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.

Sheffield & District Family History Fair

Sat, 21/05/2016 - 10:00

Venue: 1867 Lounge at Sheffield Wednesday Football Club, Hillsborough, Sheffield, S6 1SW

Time: 10AM-4:00PM

For 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.

Shropshire FHS May 2016 Monthly Meeting

Tue, 17/05/2016 - 19:00

Subject - "Oswestry During The Great War"
Speaker - Pam Willing
Venue - The Old Chapel Community Centre, Cross Houses, Nr Shrewsbury SY5 6JH

A look at how the people of Oswestry contributed to the war effort. How the ‘Defence of the Realm Act’ affected them and the impact that the establishment of Park Hall Camp had on the town.

More Info
General Meeting Info

Shropshire FHS Apr 2016 Monthly Meeting

Tue, 19/04/2016 - 19:00

Subject - "Riots Randies and Women not their Wives"
Speaker - Chris and Judy Rouse
Venue - The Old Chapel Community Centre, Cross Houses, Nr Shrewsbury SY5 6JH