Events

**** CANCELLED **** Monthly talk - Brian Atkins: A Postal History of Shropshire

Tue, 15/09/2020 - 19:00

The SFHS Committee have decided to cancel the meeting of the Society that was due to take place on Tuesday 15th September at the Cross Houses Venue.

In light of the continuing Government advice on indoor gatherings, the Committee have regrettably taken the decision to cancel this talk as they feel that the health and well-being of members must be their priority. 

The Committee wish you well and hope that normal service will be resumed as soon as possible!

In the meantime the committee are looking into the possibility of  holding virtual meetings but as yet that approach is still under investigation. Plans for meetings after September will be announced as soon as they are available.

 

**** Zoom meeting **** Monthly talk - David Thorneycroft: D Day 75 years on

Tue, 20/10/2020 - 19:00

David will join us to talk about the D Day experiences of four Shropshire soldiers who landed on Sword Beach, including his father in the rifle company of the KSLI.

As the situation with Covid-19 and the impact on being able to hold our monthly meetings at the normal location in Cross Houses continues to be uncertain the SFHS committee has decided that talks planned for the remainder of 2020 will take place using Zoom. 

The meeting will be available to join from 19:00 (local time). 

Full details of how to join the talk will be provided to those who have registered interest two weeks in advance of the meeting. To register interest in joining the meeting or for further information please contact our Secretary as follows - Email: secretary @ sfhs.org.uk (remove spaces to use)

 

**** Zoom meeting **** Monthly talk - Janet Mackleston: Rev Edward Muckleston 1819 to 1913

Tue, 17/11/2020 - 19:00

Janet will join us to talk about her ancestor, a clergyman of questionable character. Janet describes how she researched her ancestor using historic newspaper archives and gives hints and tips, with handouts, on how to use newspapers to research the most mundane of ancestors.

As the situation with Covid-19 and the impact on being able to hold our monthly meetings at the normal location in Cross Houses continues to be uncertain the SFHS committee has decided that talks planned for the remainder of 2020 will take place using Zoom. 

The meeting will be available to join from 19:00 (local time). 

Full details of how to join the talk will be provided to those who have registered interest two weeks in advance of the meeting. To register interest in joining the meeting or for further information please contact our Secretary as follows - Email: secretary @ sfhs.org.uk (remove spaces to use)

**** Zoom Meeting **** Monthly talk - Ian Waller (FSG FGRA): Brickwalls

Tue, 15/12/2020 - 19:00

Ian joins us in a virtual capacity to talk to us about how to overcome brick walls in our research. 

Every family historian can expect to hit a brick wall at some point in their research. In this talk Ian examines ways of demolishing the brick wall, breaking down barriers and overcoming challenges posed by documents that were not generated with the family historian in mind.  

As the situation with Covid-19 and the impact on being able to hold our monthly meetings at the normal location in Cross Houses continues to be uncertain the SFHS committee has decided that talks planned for the remainder of 2020 will take place using Zoom. 

The meeting will be available to join from 19:00 (local time). 

Full details of how to join the talk will be provided to those who have registered interest two weeks in advance of the meeting. To register interest in joining the meeting or for further information please contact our Secretary as follows - Email: secretary @ sfhs.org.uk (remove spaces to use)