Past Events

Shropshire FHS Sept 2016 Monthly Meeting

Tue, 20/09/2016 - 19:00

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

Was your ancestor part of the boating community? Relevant sources for family history will be explained and the lives of people living on Britain’s canals will be explored.

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Shrewsbury Steam Rally (Two Day Event)

Repeats every day until Mon Aug 29 2016 .
Sun, 28/08/2016 - 09:30
Mon, 29/08/2016 - 09:30

At The Shropshire Steam Rally, Onslow Park, Sunday/Bank Holiday Monday 28th/29th 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

Our stand from, possibly, 2000! It's grown a lot since then.

Shrewsbury Steam Rally (Two Day Event)

Sun, 28/08/2016 - 09:30
Mon, 29/08/2016 - 09:30

At The Shropshire Steam Rally, Onslow Park, Sunday/Bank Holiday Monday 28th/29th 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

Our stand from, possibly, 2000! It's grown a lot since then.

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

Sat, 20/08/2016 - 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?

LIDDIARD Family Gathering

Repeats every day until Sun Aug 14 2016 .
Sat, 13/08/2016 - 10:30
Sun, 14/08/2016 - 10:30

Do you have any Liddiard, Lidiard or Lydiard (or any other spelling) amongst your ancestors?     
We would like you to join us for a family gathering to celebrate the family.   
There are lots of activities planned for the weekend,

LIDDIARD Family Gathering

Sat, 13/08/2016 - 10:30
Sun, 14/08/2016 - 10:30

Do you have any Liddiard, Lidiard or Lydiard (or any other spelling) amongst your ancestors?     
We would like you to join us for a family gathering to celebrate the family.   
There are lots of activities planned for the weekend,

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