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Shropshire FHS Dec 2018 Monthly Meeting

Tue, 18/12/2018 - 19:00

Subject - "All about Christmas” 
Speaker - Dorothy Nicolle
Venue - The Old Chapel Community Centre, Cross Houses, Nr Shrewsbury SY5 6JH

Exactly one week before the great day, Dorothy will come to entertain and interest us in the customs, traditions and goings-on surrounding this important festivity.

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Shropshire FHS Family History Fair 2019

Sat, 01/06/2019 - 10:00

Come and visit us, at the Society's Fair, Saturday 1st June 2019, 10:00AM - 4:00PM, The Shirehall, Shrewsbury.  Admission: £3 Pay on Door. Free Parking. Non-Members Welcome.

THIS IS ONLY A HOLDING PAGE AND SHOWS DETAILS FROM OUR LAST FAIR, IT WILL BE UPDATED AS WE GET THINGS CONFIRMED

SPEAKERS:

Ian Waller FSG
"Beyond the Internet"
- The common philosophy that our family History can all be done 'on-line is far from the truth.

Prior to retirement Ian was a professional genealogist with over 30 years experience in English research.  He is a former Chairman of, and is a Fellow of AGRA (the Association of Genealogists and Researchers in Archives) the body which represents professional genaealogists throughout England and Wales
He is a fellow of the Society of Genealogists, was a trustee and Chairman of the Education Committee and has published several books in the Society's 'My Ancestor' series.

Ray Farlow
"Butcher, Baker, Candlestickmaker"
- A Pictorial Journey through the working lives of our Shropshire ancestors

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Commercial Stands will include:   

Andrew M. Punshon (formerly Nostalgia Online)
CAB Search
Chris Makepeace - Alan Godrey Maps
Family Ties Genealogy
M.M. Publications
Newtown Design Services
Parish Atlas of England
Past Lives - Genealogy & Social History Consultancy Services
This Way Books & Cassini Historical Maps
'Wyvern' Railway Ancestry Research Advice
The Family History Partnership

Family History Societies attending will be:

Lancashire Family History & Heraldry Society
Midland Ancestors (formerly BMSGH Birmingham & Midland Society for Genealogy & Heraldry) covering Birmimingham & the surrounding counties of Staffordshire, Worcestershire & Warwickshire
Montgomeryshire Genealogical Society
Nuneaton & Warwickshire FHS

the following Societies have been invited and may attend::
Clwyd FHS
Herefordshire FHS
Malvern (Worcestershire) Family History Society
Romany & Traveller Family History Society

Others Organisations attending will be:

Broseley Local History Society
Guild of One-Name Studies (GOONS)
Ketley History Group
Lawley & Overdale Local History Group
Shropshire Archives/Friends of Shropshire Archives
The Wolverhampton Branch of the Western Front Association

the following Organisations have been invited and may attend:
All Members of Wrekin Local Studies Forum
Friends of Ironbridge Gorge Museum Trust
Shropshire Archaeological & Historical Society

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 2019 Fair, send an email to:- sfhsfair @ sfhs.org.uk (remove spaces to use)

updated 07-11-18