Past Events

Shropshire FHS June 2016 Monthly Meeting

Tue, 21/06/2016 - 19:00

Subject - "John Rhydderch (1675-1735): a Welshman in Shrewsbury"
Speaker - Stephen Jones
Venue - The Old Chapel Community Centre, Cross Houses, Nr Shrewsbury SY5 6JH

Shropshire FHS Family History Fair 2016

Sat, 04/06/2016 - 10:00

Come and visit us, at the Society's Fair, Saturday 4th June 2016, 10:00AM - 4:00PM, The Shirehall, Shrewsbury.  Admission: £3 Pay on Door. Free Parking. Non-Members Welcome.

SPEAKERS:
11.00 am
Subject - "'The Procedures and Language of Probate - Wills Testaments & Inventories etc."
Speaker - Colin Chapman

2.30 pm
Subject - "Developments at Shropshire Archives"
Speaker - Mary MacKenzie

Shropshire County Agricultural Show 2016

Sat, 28/05/2016 - 08:30

At the Agricultural Showground, Berwick Road, Shrewsbury, SY1 2PF. 8:30AM to 7:00PM.

More Information on the event

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.

Sheffield & District Family History Fair

Sat, 21/05/2016 - 10:00

Venue: 1867 Lounge at Sheffield Wednesday Football Club, Hillsborough, Sheffield, S6 1SW

Time: 10AM-4:00PM

For more info

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 May 2016 Monthly Meeting

Tue, 17/05/2016 - 19:00

Subject - "Oswestry During The Great War"
Speaker - Pam Willing
Venue - The Old Chapel Community Centre, Cross Houses, Nr Shrewsbury SY5 6JH

A look at how the people of Oswestry contributed to the war effort. How the ‘Defence of the Realm Act’ affected them and the impact that the establishment of Park Hall Camp had on the town.

More Info
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Shropshire FHS Apr 2016 Monthly Meeting

Tue, 19/04/2016 - 19:00

Subject - "Riots Randies and Women not their Wives"
Speaker - Chris and Judy Rouse
Venue - The Old Chapel Community Centre, Cross Houses, Nr Shrewsbury SY5 6JH

Who Do You Think You Are? Live 2016 (Sat)

Sat, 09/04/2016 - 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 17 & 18, on a block of 10 stands, with other members of the West Midlands Group of Family History Societies, in the S.O.G section.

Thursday, Friday & Saturday until 17:30

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

Who Do You Think You Are? Live 2016 (Fri)

Fri, 08/04/2016 - 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 17 & 18, on a block of 10 stands, with other members of the West Midlands Group of Family History Societies, in the S.O.G section.

Thursday, Friday & Saturday until 17:30

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

Who Do You Think You Are? Live 2016 (Thurs)

Thu, 07/04/2016 - 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 17/8, on a block of 10 stands, with other members of the West Midlands Group of Family History Societies, in the S.O.G section.

Thursday, Friday & Saturday until 17:30

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

Shropshire FHS Mar 2016 Monthly Meeting

Tue, 15/03/2016 - 19:00

Subject - "Wellington businessmen and the Railway"
Speaker - Neil Clarke
Venue - The Old Chapel Community Centre, Cross Houses, Nr Shrewsbury SY5 6JH

Neil is a local historian interested in our industrial and transport heritage and has given a series of talks to societies in the Telford area. He has published a book on the fords and ferries on the Shropshire Severn.