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    • Trips to the National Archives

      Trips to the National Archives

      Rose has organised trips on Tuesday 16 May and Thursday 21 September. More details and the booking form are here.
    • Parking Restrictions

      Parking Restrictions

      There will be restricted parking available at Gloucestershire Archives site in Clarence Row, Alvin Street, Gloucester from Mid January 2017. >Alternative car parks are available in the area. The Family history centre remains …
    • December Journal now available: Download working now

      December Journal now available: Download working now

      You can find the latest edition of our Journal in the members’ area. You will need to be logged in of course. All the online journals are in the journal archive Apologies that …
    • New CD Available

      New CD Available

      Gloucester Crematorium registers have been transcribed by Barbara Osborne and her team of society volunteers and cover the period Jan 1953 to Feb 1975.
    • Use 2016 membership login please

      Use 2016 membership login please

      The period of grace for using the 2015 membership username and password is now ending. Pleas use the 2016 details. If you have any difficulty please email using this contact form.
    • New Facebook pages for Members Only

      New Facebook pages for Members Only

      In addition to our regular Facebook page we have now introduced a new ‘group’ page – a ‘self-help’ location a where group members can post queries and other member can answer those queries. …
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    • Gloucestershire BMD Website

      Gloucestershire BMD Website

      Please Note their appears to be a problem with full information being displayed. Response from Gloucestershire Registration Office: “The changes to the BMD …
    • 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

    Feb
    28
    Tue
    7:30 PM People of the Stroud Valleys thr... @ St Matthew's : Church Hall, Cainscross
    People of the Stroud Valleys thr... @ St Matthew's : Church Hall, Cainscross
    Feb 28 @ 7:30 PM – 9:00 PM
    A talk by Howard Beard FREE PARKING NEARBY
    Mar
    15
    Wed
    7:30 PM The 1939 Register @ The West Dea...
    The 1939 Register @ The West Dea...
    Mar 15 @ 7:30 PM – 9:00 PM
    Eric will be telling us about the 1939 Register that can be viewed on FindMyPast web site.
    Mar
    28
    Tue
    7:30 PM Topic to be arranged @ St Matthew's : Church Hall, Cainscross
    Topic to be arranged @ St Matthew's : Church Hall, Cainscross
    Mar 28 @ 7:30 PM – 9:00 PM
    A talk by Ian Mackintosh FREE PARKING NEARBY
    Apr
    6
    Thu
    7:30 PM Research Evening @ Ashcroft Centre
    Research Evening @ Ashcroft Centre
    Apr 6 @ 7:30 PM – 9:00 PM
    Bring your problems for discussion and research.  Also laptops, tablets, wtc.. Wi-fi is available.
    Apr
    19
    Wed
    7:30 PM Branch A.G.M. @ West Dean Centre...
    Branch A.G.M. @ West Dean Centre...
    Apr 19 @ 7:30 PM – 9:00 PM
    Branch Annual General Meeting at the West Dean Centre, Bream.
    May
    17
    Wed
    7:30 PM How to get the best out of villa...
    How to get the best out of villa...
    May 17 @ 7:30 PM – 9:30 PM
    Rose Hewlett on “How to get the best out of village records”.  West Dean Centre, Bream, 7.30pm.
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