Events

Who Do You Think You Are? Live 2017

Repeats every day until Sat Apr 08 2017 .
Thu, 06/04/2017 - 09:30
Fri, 07/04/2017 - 09:30
Sat, 08/04/2017 - 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 Shropshire HelpDesk with computer databases and a team of volunteers all on Stands TBC, in the S.O.G section.

Thursday, Friday & Saturday until 17:30

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

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Who Do You Think You Are? Live 2017

Thu, 06/04/2017 - 09:30
Fri, 07/04/2017 - 09:30
Sat, 08/04/2017 - 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 Shropshire HelpDesk with computer databases and a team of volunteers all on Stands TBC, in the S.O.G section.

Thursday, Friday & Saturday until 17:30

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

More Info

Who Do You Think You Are? Live 2017

Thu, 06/04/2017 - 09:30
Fri, 07/04/2017 - 09:30
Sat, 08/04/2017 - 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 Shropshire HelpDesk with computer databases and a team of volunteers all on Stands TBC, in the S.O.G section.

Thursday, Friday & Saturday until 17:30

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

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Shropshire FHS Apr 2017 Monthly Meeting

Tue, 18/04/2017 - 19:00

Subject - "Divorced, Bigamist, Bereaved – Interpreting Your Ancestors’ Second (and Subsequent!) Marriages"
Speaker - Professor Rebecca Probert
Venue - The Old Chapel Community Centre, Cross Houses, Nr Shrewsbury SY5 6JH

It’s very likely that some of your ancestors married more than once over their lifetime. But why precisely? and what can their remarriages tell us? How likely was remarriage after a bereavement, and what social and legal factors affected that decision? Was divorce an easy way out of marriage? If people committed bigamy, what were the likely consequences for all concerned? Drawing on thousands of cases, from the Old Bailey to magistrates’ courts, this talk provides new research findings on the nature and extent of remarriage in past centuries and decades to help family historians interpret their ancestors’ lives.

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Family and Local History Fair (Aberystwyth)

Sat, 13/05/2017 - 10:00

Venue: The National Library of Wales, Penglais Rd, Aberystwyth SY23 3BU

Time: 10AM-4:00PM

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A new event fo Shropshire Family History Society, who 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.

Free Admission by Ticket (see below)

Shropshire FHS May 2017 Monthly Meeting

Tue, 16/05/2017 - 19:00

Subject - "An insight into the workings and services offered by the Federation of Family History Societies"
Speaker - Stephen Benson
Venue - The Old Chapel Community Centre, Cross Houses, Nr Shrewsbury SY5 6JH

Stephen Benson is the FFHS Chairman and Publicity Officer

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Shropshire County Agricultural Show 2017

Sat, 27/05/2017 - 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 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.

Shropshire FHS Family History Fair 2017

Sat, 03/06/2017 - 10:00

Come and visit us, at the Society's Fair, Saturday 3rd June 2017, 10:00AM - 4:00PM, The Shirehall, Shrewsbury.  Admission: £3 Pay on Door. Free Parking. Non-Members Welcome.

SPEAKERS:
11.00 am
Subject - "'TBC"
Speaker - TBC

2.30 pm
Subject - "TBC"
Speaker - TBC

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Commercial Stands in 2016 included:   

Family Legacy Cards (Brythonium)
This Way Books & Cassini Historical Maps
CAB Search
Chris Makepeace Maps
Esprit Tour Services
David & Elizabeth Benson - Old Postcards
Newtown Design Services

Family History Societies in 2016 included:

Birmingham & Midland Society for Genealogy & Heraldry (BMSGH)
Bristol & Avon Family History Society
Lancashire Family History & Heraldry Society
Federation of Family History Societies (FFHS)
Guild of One-Name Studies (GOONS)
Malvern (Worcestershire) Family History Society
Montgomeryshire Genealogical Society
Quaker Family History Society

Local History Groups in 2016 included:

Cleobury Mortimer & District History Society
Oswestry Family & Local History Group

Others in 2016 included:

Telford & Wrekin Libraries
Family & Community Historical Research Society
Friends of Shropshire Archives
Shropshire Archives
Wyvern' Railway Ancestry Research Advice

Plus from Shropshire FHS:

Parish Registers
Burial Indexes
Census Indexes
Monumental Inscriptions
Books & Maps
Quarter Sessions
Wills & Strays
IGI
1881 Census
Microfiche
SFHS Research Materials Available

Light refreshments available

Why not arrange to meet your newly found "Long lost relatives" there?

To contact us with a query about our 2017 Fair, send an email to:- sfhsfair @ sfhs.org.uk (remove spaces to use)

Shropshire FHS Jun 2017 Monthly Meeting

Tue, 20/06/2017 - 19:00

Subject - "Jewish Genealogy"
Speaker - Dr. Anthony Joseph
Venue - The Old Chapel Community Centre, Cross Houses, Nr Shrewsbury SY5 6JH

A talk relating to the methods of tracing Jewish ancestors both generally and personally

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Yorkshire Family History Fair 2017

Sat, 24/06/2017 - 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.