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    • 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.
    • Summer Journal available online for members

      Summer Journal available online for members

      You can find the online edition of the Spring Jounral in the journal Archive area. This is available to members and remember you need to be logged in.
    • 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. …
    • Revised War Memorials Transcribed by GFHS

      Revised War Memorials Transcribed by GFHS

      A revised list of all War Memorials Transcribed by GFHS members as at 11/04/2016 is now available.
    • Greetings from the new Journal Editor

      Greetings from the new Journal Editor

      I would like to introduce myself as the new Editor for the GFHS Journal. I am very excited about taking on this position, and look forward to receiving your contributions to the Journal. …
    • New Monumental Inscriptions Search for Members

      New Monumental Inscriptions Search for Members

      Members are able to ask for searches on several of the Society’s data sets including our transcriptions. We have now made our Gloucestershire Monumental Inscriptions available for searching. Use the link in the Members’ Area …
  • Noticeboard

    • Old Buildings of Gloucestershire

      Old Buildings of Gloucestershire

      The Gloucestershire Building Recording Group is having an event in Thornbury on 30 July. Details are below
    • 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
    • Gloucestershire Traditions

      Gloucestershire Traditions

      Gloucestershire is particularly rich in collected folk and music.  The Heritage Lottery funded ‘Single Gloucester’ project is making the material more accessible, via …
    • 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

    Aug
    10
    Wed
    7:30 AM No Talk Planned
    No Talk Planned
    Aug 10 @ 7:30 AM – 9:00 AM
    Have a good holiday see you in September
    Aug
    17
    Wed
    7:30 PM Members’ Evening @ West Dean Centre, Bream
    Members’ Evening @ West Dean Centre, Bream
    Aug 17 @ 7:30 PM – 9:30 PM
    Members Evening at the West Dean Centre. Come along and use the resources on the branch laptop. Look at our various local records. FOUND Handwritten Family Tree  – during the recent M.I. recording at the Parkend Lychgate burial ground. We … Continue reading
    Sep
    14
    Wed
    7:30 PM Annual General Meeting plus talk. @ Frith Centre
    Annual General Meeting plus talk. @ Frith Centre
    Sep 14 @ 7:30 PM – 9:00 PM
    Please Note this is provisional information regarding venue due to building work starting at Gloucestershire Archives in September.  An alternate venue may have to be found.  Please check again nearer September.
    Sep
    21
    Wed
    7:30 PM Monmouth Oddities and Curiousities @ West Dean Centre, Bream
    Monmouth Oddities and Curiousities @ West Dean Centre, Bream
    Sep 21 @ 7:30 PM – 9:30 PM
    The Forest of Dean Branch will be given a talk by David J Harrison. David returns after his very well received talk on Monmouth Cemetery last year.
    Sep
    24
    Sat
    10:00 AM Forest of Dean Branch Open Day @ Whitemead Forest Park, Parkend
    Forest of Dean Branch Open Day @ Whitemead Forest Park, Parkend
    Sep 24 @ 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM
    Come along to our Open Day at The Venue, Whitemead Forest Park, Parkend. The event is at the ‘Boundless’ facility (formerly C.S.M.A.)  We will bring all our local M.I.s plus access to on-line Family History resources.
    Oct
    8
    Sat
    10:00 AM Glamorgan FHS Fair @ Merthyr Tydfil Leisure Centre
    Glamorgan FHS Fair @ Merthyr Tydfil Leisure Centre
    Oct 8 @ 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM
    The Forest of Dean branch will represent the GFHS at this event in Merthyr Tydfil.
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      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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