Past Events

Shropshire FHS June 2014 Monthly Meeting

Tue, 17/06/2014 - 19:00

Venue - The Shirehall, Abbey Foregate, Shrewsbury SY2 6ND
Subject - "Wise Words and Country Ways"
Speaker - Idris Evans

The many sayings and traditions of country folk. A fascinating collection of stories all with a touch of humour. Idris Evans is an author and broadcaster as well as being a speaker and entertainer.

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Shropshire FHS Open Day & Fair 2014

Sat, 07/06/2014 - 10:00

Come and visit us, at the Society's Open Day & Fair, Saturday 7th June 2014, 10:00AM - 4:00PM, The Shirehall, Shrewsbury.  Admission: £3 Pay on Door. Free Parking. Non-Members Welcome.

Gloucestershire Family History Fair

Sat, 31/05/2014 - 10:00

 At Gloucester Rugby Club, Kingsholm Stadium, Kingsholm Road, Gloucester, GL1 3AX
Saturday 31st May between 10.am-4.00pm.

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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.

Shropshire County Agricultural & Horse Show

Sat, 24/05/2014 - 08:30

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

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We understand we will be in the "Shopping Arcade Marquee".
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.

Shropshire FHS May 2014 Monthly Meeting

Tue, 20/05/2014 - 19:00

Venue - The Shirehall, Abbey Foregate, Shrewsbury SY2 6ND
Subject - "English or Welsh History: what’s the difference?
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Speaker - Andrew Grierson

Cheshire Family History Fair

Sat, 10/05/2014 - 10:00

At Civic Hall, 4 Civic Way, Ellesmere Port, CH64 0AZ, Saturday 10th May between 10.am-4.00pm.
Stalls and Displays, Second-hand Books, CD and Book Sales, Demonstrations, Help Desk.  Come and meet our Groups:

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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.

Discovering Shropshire History Day

Sat, 26/04/2014 - 10:30

Shropshire Archives are running a "Discover Shropshire Day" at The Shirehall, Shrewsbury, with speakers and local heritage organisations (including Shropshire Family History Society).

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Shropshire FHS April 2014 Monthly Meeting (nb Revised Speaker)

Tue, 15/04/2014 - 19:00

Venue - The Shirehall, Abbey Foregate, Shrewsbury SY2 6ND
Subject - "The Last Drop"
Speaker - Steve Abbott

This is a family history true story leading to the last public hanging at Shrewsbury Jail in 1868.  John Mapp hung for the murder of our Great Great Grandfather’s daughter Catherine Lewis.  Steve is an artist and historian from North Cheshire married into the Lewis family.

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Shropshire FHS March 2014 Monthly Meeting

Tue, 18/03/2014 - 19:00

Venue - The Shirehall, Abbey Foregate, Shrewsbury SY2 6ND
Subject - "Chirk Castle -The Howard de Walden Years 1911-1946"
Speaker - Jill Burton

Telford Libraries' Community History Day

Sat, 01/03/2014 - 10:00

For the third year running Wellington Library is set to host a Community History Day to celebrate all that is great about all kinds of history.

Community History Day itself is being held on Saturday 1 March at Wellington Library to coincide with Wellington Town Charter Day celebrations so it’s set to be a busy day for the borough town.

On the day anyone visiting the library between 10am – 2pm will be able to chat with a variety of local and family history groups from the Wrekin Local Studies Forum about the history of the area.