Past Events

Shropshire FHS May 2019 Monthly Meeting

Tue, 21/05/2019 - 19:00

Subject - "500 Years of History in Wood – the Tilley Timber Project” 
Speaker - Dr George Nash
Venue - The Old Chapel Community Centre, Cross Houses, Nr Shrewsbury SY5 6JH

Dr Nash describes the history of the hamlet of Tilley using estate documents and maps dating back from the 16th Century up to the present day. The Project looked at the age of the houses, most of which are listed buildings put up in the traditional half-timbered style of North Shropshire.

Family Tree Live

Repeats every day until Sat Apr 27 2019 .
Fri, 26/04/2019 - 10:00
Sat, 27/04/2019 - 10:00

Venue: Alexandra Palace, London

Time 10AM-4:30PM

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This is a new Fair with major backers - Family Tree Magazine!
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.

Family Tree Live

Fri, 26/04/2019 - 10:00
Sat, 27/04/2019 - 10:00

Venue: Alexandra Palace, London

Time 10AM-4:30PM

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This is a new Fair with major backers - Family Tree Magazine!
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 Apr 2019 Monthly Meeting

Tue, 16/04/2019 - 19:00

Subject - "1644 – the Year that Thomas Mytton captured Oswestry, raided Welshpool, defended Montgomery Castle, and lost his Hat” 
Speaker - Col David Thorneycroft
Venue - The Old Chapel Community Centre, Cross Houses, Nr Shrewsbury SY5 6JH

Col Thorneycroft’s 7x greatgrandfather was reputedly the best soldier thrown up by the Civil War in Shropshire and his exploits during this frenetic period are illustrated by personal documents from the family.

Shropshire FHS Mar 2019 Monthly Meeting

Tue, 19/03/2019 - 19:00

Subject - "the Shrewsbury Drapers Company 1462-2017” 
Speaker - Nigel Hinton
Venue - The Old Chapel Community Centre, Cross Houses, Nr Shrewsbury SY5 6JH

Mr Hinton looks at the history of the Drapers Company and how it still has a place in the life of Shrewsbury today.

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Montgomeryshire GS Open Morning & Family History Research session

Sat, 02/03/2019 - 10:00

 Venue: Newtown Library, Park Lane, Newtown, Powys, SY16 1EJ

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.

Shropshire FHS Feb 2019 Monthly Meeting

Tue, 19/02/2019 - 19:00

Subject - "Market Towns and Villages of Northwest Shropshire” 
Speaker - David Trumper
Venue - The Old Chapel Community Centre, Cross Houses, Nr Shrewsbury SY5 6JH

Mr Trumper looks at Oswestry, Ellesmere, Wem and other important settlements in the community.

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Shropshire FHS Jan 2019 AGM & Monthly Meeting

Tue, 15/01/2019 - 19:00

Annual General Meeting
followed by
Subject - "1918-1919 A Significant Year”  
Speaker - Janet Doody
Venue - The Old Chapel Community Centre, Cross Houses, Nr Shrewsbury SY5 6JH

Armistice, Influenza and Votes for Women, and how these events affected Shropshire

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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 Nov 2018 Monthly Meeting

Tue, 20/11/2018 - 19:00

Subject - "Battles and Sieges of the Anglo-Boer War: the Role of the KSLI at the Battle of Paadeberg” 
Speaker - Graham Bradbury
Venue - The Old Chapel Community Centre, Cross Houses, Nr Shrewsbury SY5 6JH