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    • Christmas and Moving  Closure Dates

      Christmas and Moving Closure Dates

      Further building  delay means We will close The Family History Centre on Friday 15h December at 4pm and reopen January 2nd 2018 at 10am (Our Normal Christmas Closure) We will close again for …
    • The Autumn Journal is now available

      The Autumn Journal is now available

      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
    • Do you have Australasian Ancestors?

      Do you have Australasian Ancestors?

      To celebrate National Family History Month in Australasia, the Federation of Family History Societies has updated Our Australasian Really Useful Information Leaflet. You can download it for free, here: http://www.ffhs.org.uk/tips/RUL-Aus-2017-0809.pdf The FFHS has produced …
    • Parking Restrictions

      Parking Restrictions

      There will be restricted parking available at Gloucestershire Archives site in Clarence Row, Alvin Street, Gloucester until Mid May 2018. >Alternative car parks are available in the area. The Family history centre remains …
    • 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.
    • 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

      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

    Dec
    7
    Thu
    7:30 PM Research Evening @ Ashcroft Centre
    Research Evening @ Ashcroft Centre
    Dec 7 @ 7:30 PM – 9:00 PM
    Bring your problems for discussion and research.  Also laptops, tablets, wtc.. Wi-fi is available.
    Dec
    13
    Wed
    7:30 PM Members Christmas Event @ Hucclecote Methodist Hall
    Members Christmas Event @ Hucclecote Methodist Hall
    Dec 13 @ 7:30 PM – 9:30 PM
    Entertainment By CROSS UKES a well known local Ukulele Band
    Dec
    20
    Wed
    7:30 PM Christmas Social – 2017 @ West Dean Centre, Bream
    Christmas Social – 2017 @ West Dean Centre, Bream
    Dec 20 @ 7:30 PM – 9:00 PM
    Our annual Christmas Social at the West Dean Centre, Bream.
    Jan
    10
    Wed
    7:30 PM Barnwood Biographies @ Hucclecote Methodist Hall
    Barnwood Biographies @ Hucclecote Methodist Hall
    Jan 10 @ 7:30 PM – 9:00 PM
    Barwood Biographies  A talk by John Williams of GFHS A man who knows his local area very well.   Free Car parking available in the adjacent area . Tea/Coffee with biscuit available small charge.
    Jan
    17
    Wed
    7:30 PM Talk: From Hope to Longhope – Ca... @ West Dean Centre, Bream
    Talk: From Hope to Longhope – Ca... @ West Dean Centre, Bream
    Jan 17 @ 7:30 PM – 10:00 PM
    A talk by Jo Phelps on Captain Pringle of Longhope. A talk about the life of Captain Henry Arthur Pringle, born 1864 in Hope, British Columbia, and died 1939 in Longhope, Gloucestershire. He became a Mining Engineer and had interests … Continue reading
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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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