Past Events

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.

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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.

Dorset Family History Society Family History Day

Sat, 12/03/2016 - 10:00

Venue: Parkstone Grammar School, Sopers Lane, Poole, BH17 7EP.

Time 10AM-4:00PM

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Montgomeryshire Genealogical Society Spring Open Morning

Sat, 05/03/2016 - 10:00

 Venue: Area Library, Park Street, Newtown, 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.

Telford Libraries' Community History Day

Sat, 05/03/2016 - 10:00

 Venue: Wellington Library, Wellington Civic and Leisure Centre, Larkin Way, Wellington, TF1 1LX

Time 10AM-2:00PM

This is a free event and a must for anyone interested in any aspect of local and family history.

Who do you think you are? and would you like to know how to find out?

Tue, 23/02/2016 - 19:30

Graham Bradbury from Shropshire Family History Society will be giving a talk “An Introduction to Family History” on Tuesday, 23rd February 2016 at 7.30 pm in All Saints Church, Baschurch. Entry will be £5 and will include light refreshments. Proceeds from the event will enable us to stage a Flower Festival on 23rd, 24th and 25th September 2016 to be held in All Saints Church, Baschurch, in order to raise urgently needed funds for repairs to the church roof.