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    • Moving  Closure Dates

      Moving Closure Dates

      We will close for 2 weeks, 9th March @ 4pm 2018. Reopen 10am 26th March 2018 We will  be relocating into the New Heritage Hub during this Period we apologise for any inconvenience …
    • 2018 Trips to the National Archives

      2018 Trips to the National Archives

      This year’s trips to the National Archives at Kew and to the Botanical Gardens are planned for Thursday 17 May 2018 and Tuesday 18 September 2018. You can download all the details a …
    • Winter Journal now available

      Winter Journal now available

      You can find the latest Winter 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 …
    • 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.
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    • Moving  Closure Dates

      Moving Closure Dates

      We will close for 2 weeks, 9th March @ 4pm 2018. Reopen 10am 26th March 2018 We will  be relocating into the New …
    • 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

    Mar
    14
    Wed
    7:30 PM HOUSE HISTORIES @ Hucclecote Methodist Hall
    HOUSE HISTORIES @ Hucclecote Methodist Hall
    Mar 14 @ 7:30 PM – 9:00 PM
    Rose Hewlett: Will be giving tips on how to trace the history of houses which will help family historians understand more about where they or their ancestors lived. Tea/ Coffee available Free Car Parking in the area.
    Mar
    21
    Wed
    7:30 PM The Rise of Education in the For... @ West Dean Centre, Bream
    The Rise of Education in the For... @ West Dean Centre, Bream
    Mar 21 @ 7:30 PM – 9:00 PM
    Averil has researched how education came to our area and will give her talk to the branch.
    Apr
    5
    Thu
    7:30 PM Research Evening @ Ashcroft Centre
    Research Evening @ Ashcroft Centre
    Apr 5 @ 7:30 PM – 9:00 PM
    Bring your problems for discussion and research.  Also laptops, tablets, wtc.. Wi-fi is available.
    Apr
    18
    Wed
    7:30 PM Branch A.G.M. @ West Dean Centre, Bream
    Branch A.G.M. @ West Dean Centre, Bream
    Apr 18 @ 7:30 PM – 9:00 PM
    Come along to the West Dean Centre to the Branch A.G.M.
    May
    16
    Wed
    7:30 PM Tales of the Riverbank @ West Dean Centre, Bream
    Tales of the Riverbank @ West Dean Centre, Bream
    May 16 @ 7:30 PM – 9:00 PM
    John Powell, former editor of the Forest of Dean and Wye Valley Review and river Severn researcher will give a talk on the river Severn.
    May
    17
    Thu
    8:00 AM Coach Trip To The National Archi...
    Coach Trip To The National Archi...
    May 17 @ 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
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