Past Events

Monthly talk - Paul Ridgeley: Shropshire soldiers of Waterloo.

Tue, 19/11/2019 - 19:00

Perhaps a family member played his part in the defeat of Napoleon? Paul joins us to look at those Shropshire soldiers who were at the defining Battle of Waterloo in 1815.

Doors open at 19:00 when there will be an opportunity to browse bookstalls, look at Shropshire parish records and seek advice from the team if you have any questions hampering your research. The talk will commence at 19:30 after which tea and coffee will be available.

Monthly talk - Dorothy Nicolle : The history of pub signs

Tue, 15/10/2019 - 19:00

Dorothy Nicolle joins us to look at the history of some of our favourite pub signs and at the important part that pus have played throughout history.

Doors open at 19:00 when there will be an opportunity to browse bookstalls, look at Shropshire parish records and seek advice from the team if you have any questions hampering your research. The talk will commence at 19:30 after which tea and coffee will be available. 

Acton Scott Family History weekend

Sat, 12/10/2019 - 10:00

The event will take place on 12th and 13th October at Acton Scott Working Farm. It will provide an opportunity to see how your ancestors would have lived and worked. 

Shropshire Family History Society will have a stand at this event with a team of volunteers and a computer so they can try and help if you have reached a brick wall in your family history research or are just interested to know how to get started.

Celebrating 40 years - SFHS Members Day

Sat, 28/09/2019 - 11:30

Shropshire Family History Society was founded in 1979 and therefore plans to celebrate 40 years as a Society with a Members Day at our Cross Houses meeting venue. 

A buffet lunch will be followed by a talk by John E Vigar an Ecclesiastical Historian. John will give a talk entitled 'Bedroom, Banquests and Balls' which tells the stories of our country houses through their architecture and content using both well known homes and totally forgotten ones. 

Monthly talk - Richard Bifield: Shropshire Churches

Tue, 17/09/2019 - 19:00

Richard Bifield will be joining us to take a look at the magnificent collection of church buildings and furnishings that we have in the county. 

Doors open at 19:00 when there will be be opportunity to browse bookstalls, look at Shropshire parish records and seek advice from the team if you have any questions that are hampering your family history research. The talk will commence at 19:30 after which tea and coffee will be available.

Burwarton Show

Thu, 01/08/2019 - 08:15

Burwaton Show is one of the premier one-day agricultural shows in the country attracting some twenty thousand visitors a year to the glorious Shropshire countryside. 

Shropshire Family History Society will be having a small stand at this event with a team of volunteer helpers and a computer so they can try and help if you have reached a brick wall in your family history research.

Yorkshire Family History Fair

Sat, 22/06/2019 - 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.

 

Shropshire FHS June 2019 Monthly Meeting

Tue, 18/06/2019 - 19:00

Subject - "Gathering our Memories” 
Speaker - Dorothy Nicolle
Venue - The Old Chapel Community Centre, Cross Houses, Nr Shrewsbury SY5 6JH

Dorothy suggests ways of gathering together the information we usually have stored away in boxes so that we can put together a family history.

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The Genealogy Show

Repeats every day until Sat Jun 08 2019 .
Fri, 07/06/2019 - 10:00
Sat, 08/06/2019 - 10:00

At NEC, Birmingham>

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Shropshire FHS will 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.

The Genealogy Show

Fri, 07/06/2019 - 10:00
Sat, 08/06/2019 - 10:00

At NEC, Birmingham>

More Information on the event

Shropshire FHS will 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.