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    • Summer edition of the Journal available

      Summer edition of the Journal 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
    • Trip to the National Archives in September

      Trip to the National Archives in September

      Rose’s second trip of the year is on 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 …
    • 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. …
    • 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 19/02/2017 is now available.
  • Noticeboard

    • 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

    Jul
    19
    Wed
    7:00 PM Family History in a Forest Churc... @ St Mary's Church
    Family History in a Forest Churc... @ St Mary's Church
    Jul 19 @ 7:00 PM – 8:30 PM
    Our Family History in a Forest Churchyard series continues with St Mary’s, Lydney. This series was started by Steve Cooper a few years ago. This event will be led by branch member Pat Morris. Pat will tell us about some of … Continue reading
    Aug
    16
    Wed
    7:30 PM Forest of Dean branch – Members ... @ West Dean Centre, Bream
    Forest of Dean branch – Members ... @ West Dean Centre, Bream
    Aug 16 @ 7:30 PM – 8:30 PM
    Bring along your research Members are invited to do a short presentation on some aspect of their particular research, say an interesting memorial or family photo, etc., or some “brick wall” they cannot break through (we are expecting at least … Continue reading
    Sep
    7
    Thu
    7:30 PM Research Evening @ Ashcroft Centre
    Research Evening @ Ashcroft Centre
    Sep 7 @ 7:30 PM – 9:00 PM
    Bring your problems for discussion and research.  Also laptops, tablets, wtc.. Wi-fi is available.  (This replaces the planned October meeting.)
    Sep
    13
    Wed
    7:15 PM GFHS Annual General Meeting @ Huclecote Methodist Hall
    GFHS Annual General Meeting @ Huclecote Methodist Hall
    Sep 13 @ 7:15 PM – 9:00 PM
    All Members are welcome to come and have their say , appoint a new committee and learn about the latest happenings with our move to be within the New Heritage Hub. These are exciting times and give great opportunities to … Continue reading
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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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