Past Events

Shropshire FHS Nov 2015 Monthly Meeting

Tue, 17/11/2015 - 19:00

Subject - "A Hero From Hawkestone"
Speaker - Reverend L R Hayes
Venue - The Old Chapel Community Centre, Cross Houses, Nr Shrewsbury SY5 6JH

An insight into the life of Rowland, Lord Hill, a son of Shropshire who became Wellington’s most trusted General in the Peninsular War and at Waterloo, and is commemorated by a statue on top of the tallest Doric column in England.

West Surrey Family History Society Open Day

Sat, 31/10/2015 - 10:00

Venue: Woking Leisure Centre, Kingfield Rd, Woking, GU22 9BA

Time: 10AM - 4:30PM

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Shropshire FHS Oct 2015 Monthly Meeting

Tue, 20/10/2015 - 19:00

Subject - "The view from above: recent archaeological aerial survey work in Shropshire"
Speaker - Andy Wigley
Venue - The Old Chapel Community Centre, Cross Houses, Nr Shrewsbury SY5 6JH

This talk will cover the English Heritage funded archaeological aerial survey projects undertaken in recent years by Shropshire Council. Using examples of medieval and post-medieval monuments, buildings and landscapes, it will illustrate why aerial survey is such a valuable tool for archaeologists.

Oxford FHS Open Day

Sat, 03/10/2015 - 10:00

 Venue: The Marlborough School, Shipton Road, Woodstock, OX20 1LP.

Time 10AM-4:00PM

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This is another of our trips further afield to meet members and other folk interested in Shropshire Family History.
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 Sept 2015 Monthly Meeting

Tue, 15/09/2015 - 19:00

Due to  a family bereavement John Benson is unable to give us his talk tonight, so we have arranged an alternative talk by Idris Evans "Memories of a Bygone Era".

Subject - "Family History and the Waterways"
Speaker - John Benson
Venue - The Old Chapel Community Centre, Cross Houses, Nr Shrewsbury SY5 6JH

Shrewsbury Steam Rally (Two Day Event)

Repeats every day until Mon Aug 31 2015 .
Sun, 30/08/2015 - 09:30
Mon, 31/08/2015 - 09:30

At The Shropshire Steam Rally, Onslow Park, Sunday/Bank Holiday Monday 30th/31st August

Onslow Park, Shrewsbury, Shropshire, SY3 5EE - free on-site parking at the event.

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Shropshire FHS intend to be in attendance with a 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

Shrewsbury Steam Rally (Two Day Event)

Sun, 30/08/2015 - 09:30
Mon, 31/08/2015 - 09:30

At The Shropshire Steam Rally, Onslow Park, Sunday/Bank Holiday Monday 30th/31st August

Onslow Park, Shrewsbury, Shropshire, SY3 5EE - free on-site parking at the event.

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Shropshire FHS intend to be in attendance with a 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

Chesterfield & District FHS - Family & Local History & Craft Fair

Sat, 15/08/2015 - 10:00

Venue: Outwood Academy - Highfield Lane, Newbold, Chesterfield, Derbyshire, S41 8BA

Time 10AM-4:00PM

Burwarton Show

Thu, 06/08/2015 - 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 two very succesful years for us, we have booked a space again at this show to make contact with interested South Shropshire folk. smiley

Yorkshire Family History Fair

Sat, 27/06/2015 - 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.