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    • Friends of Gloucester Archives trips

      Friends of Gloucester Archives trips

      There are still places available on the remaining trips organised by the Friends for this summer: Sunday 8 July 2018 Fundraising Mystery Coach Tour with John Chandler, £20 Royal Well, Cheltenham 10am – …
    • Summer Journal now available

      Summer Journal now available

      You can find the latest Spring edition of our Journal in the members’ area. You will need to be logged in of course. The latest journal and all the other online journals are …
    • Parking Restrictions

      Parking Restrictions

      There will be restricted parking available at Gloucestershire Archives site in Clarence Row, Alvin Street, Gloucester until September 2018. >Alternative car parks are available in the area. The Family history centre remains open …
    • New CD and download: “Register of Cremations Vol 2  1975-1987”

      New CD and download: “Register of Cremations Vol 2 1975-1987”

      Gloucester Crematorium registers have been transcribed by Barbara Osborne and her team of society volunteers and cover the period 21st Feb 1975 to 11th Aug 1987. They are available  as a CD in …
    • Reopened on Tuesday 3rd April

      Reopened on Tuesday 3rd April

      Photos Taken 04/04/2018     We look forward to seeing you at the new centre, Things are still being sorted out but to give you a taster.  Pictures taken during move.   This …
    • 2018 Trip in September to the National Archives

      2018 Trip in September to the National Archives

      The second of this year’s trips to the National Archives at Kew and to the Botanical Gardens is  planned for  Tuesday 18 September 2018. You can download all the details a in the …
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    • AGM 2018 Committee Positions

      AGM 2018 Committee Positions

      Plea for assistance with running the Family History Society
    • RELOCATION SALE

      RELOCATION SALE

      In order to reduce our stock of books, and to assist us in the upcoming move into the New Heritage Hub, many of …
    • Gloucestershire BMD Website

      Gloucestershire BMD Website

      We are pleased to report that the BMD site now allows you to enter a Year, It will automatically search Plus or Minus …
    • Isle of Man Burial Strays

      Isle of Man Burial Strays

      Thanks to Roger Christian IOMFHS Strays from St Germans Cathedral, Peel Castle, St Peter’s Churchyard, Peel Wesleyan Chapel, & Peel Town Cemetery
    • World War One Centenary Project

      World War One Centenary Project

      Gloucestershire Family History Society has started collecting members’ records and memorabilia relating to people that were involved in WW1.   These may be …
  • Upcoming Events

    Jun
    30
    Sat
    10:00 AM SWAG-FAIR @ GWR Steam Museum
    SWAG-FAIR @ GWR Steam Museum
    Jun 30 @ 10:00 AM – 3:30 PM
    SWAG-FAIR @ GWR Steam Museum | England | United Kingdom
      Flyers are available at the Family History Centre if collected in person, entitling a 50p reduction on the entry charge. Incorporate into your visit the Steam Museum, National Trust Headquarters, The Outlet Centre (for the bargains) Free Talks Throughout … Continue reading
    Jul
    18
    Wed
    7:00 PM Family History in a Forest Churc... @ Blakeney Parish Cemetery
    Family History in a Forest Churc... @ Blakeney Parish Cemetery
    Jul 18 @ 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM
    “Family History in a Forest Churchyard” at Blakeney Parish Cemetery, 7.00pm. at the cemetery, All Saints Road, Blakeney. Hopefully led by Eric Nicholls.
    Aug
    15
    Wed
    7:30 PM Sally James on the Bledisloe Est... @ West Dean Centre, Bream
    Sally James on the Bledisloe Est... @ West Dean Centre, Bream
    Aug 15 @ 7:30 PM – 9:00 PM
    Sally will give a talk on her work at the Bledisloe Estate at Lydney, Gloucestershire.
    Sep
    15
    Sat
    10:00 AM Forest of Dean Branch – Open Day... @ West Dean Centre
    Forest of Dean Branch – Open Day... @ West Dean Centre
    Sep 15 @ 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM
    (Provisionally) Annual Branch Open Day, West Dean Centre, Bream 10.00 – 4.00pm approx.. – to be confirmed.
    Sep
    18
    Tue
    8:00 AM Coach Trip to The National Archi...
    Coach Trip to The National Archi...
    Sep 18 @ 8:00 AM – 8:00 PM
    CLICK ON LINK BELOW FOR APPLICATION FORM & FULL DETAILS> You can then Save or Print the Form as required. GFHS Coach Trips to TNA & Kew Gardens 2018
    7:15 PM A Stroll around Blakeney with Er... @ West Dean Centre, Bream
    A Stroll around Blakeney with Er... @ West Dean Centre, Bream
    Sep 18 @ 7:15 PM – 9:00 PM
    “A Stroll Around Blakeney”, a showing of a DVD made by Ernie Hale taking in some of the historic and interesting buildings and sites in Blakeney and the people who lived and worked there. West Dean Centre, Bream, 7.30pm.
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      Gmail problems

      If you use a gmail address to send us messages or buy things from the shop you may think we have not replied. However we …Read More »
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      Reporting problems

      If you find any problems with the operation of the website please let me know by emailing webmaster@gfhs.org.uk. For general queries about genealogy and the …Read More »
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