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    • Gloucestershire wins lottery support to preserve ongoing history

      Gloucestershire wins lottery support to preserve ongoing history

      Support from the Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF) for a new project to protect local treasures. 25th September 2014 Gloucestershire wins lottery support to …
    • GFHS Fair 2015 CANCELLED

      GFHS Fair 2015 CANCELLED

      Gloucestershire FHS Family History Fair at Gloucester Rugby Club on Saturday, 30th May 2015 CANCELLED DUE TO UNFORESEEN CIRCUMSTANCES BEYOND G.F.H.S. CONTROL It …
    • 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 …
  • Latest News

    • Website has been updated

      Website has been updated

      The software for the Website has been updated. Apologies for any inconvenience. There is a small possibility that something might have escaped my …
    • Library Catalogue update

      Library Catalogue update

      We’ve added new books to our library. Search the Catalogue to see what you can find to help your research. New Book Titles …
    • Events Calendar has been updated

      Events Calendar has been updated

      Please check the Events Calendar for new Events and a correction to the Stroud Branch’s March Event.
    • Request for `HELP` regarding the Clutterbuck Family reunion

      Request for `HELP` regarding the Clutterbuck Family reunion

      We have received a request for `HELP` regarding the Clutterbuck Family. Someone has contacted us to say … “My sister and I have a Clutterbuck …
    • We wish you happy researching in 2015

      We wish you happy researching in 2015

      We hope that in 2015 we can help you researching your Ancestors. Maybe we can find some of the more elusive links you …
    • Newent Ancestors?

      Newent Ancestors?

      Check out the huge amount of Newent Cemetery Burial information from The Newent Local History Society now on the computers at the GFHS …
  • Upcoming Events

    Jan
    27
    Tue
    7:30 PM Chalford People and the past @ St Matthews Church Hall, Cainscross
    Chalford People and the past @ St Matthews Church Hall, Cainscross
    Jan 27 @ 7:30 PM – 9:00 PM
    Interesting account of living in Chalford in 1930’s to 1950’s with his recollections By : Peter Davis
    Feb
    5
    Thu
    7:30 PM Remember the Wives @ Ashcroft Centre, Cirencester
    Remember the Wives @ Ashcroft Centre, Cirencester
    Feb 5 @ 7:30 PM – 9:00 PM
    Florence Beetlestone
    Feb
    11
    Wed
    7:30 PM Port to Port @ Frith Centre, Gloucester
    Port to Port @ Frith Centre, Gloucester
    Feb 11 @ 7:30 PM – 9:00 PM
    A historical journey, the length and breadth of the Sharpness to Gloucester Canal By Paul Barnett
    Feb
    18
    Wed
    7:30 PM Slides of the Western Front @ West Dean Centre, Bream
    Slides of the Western Front @ West Dean Centre, Bream
    Feb 18 @ 7:30 PM – 9:00 PM
    Another selection .. By: Eric Nicholls
    Feb
    24
    Tue
    7:30 PM A Wreckers Tales – Ship Breakers... @ St Matthews Church Hall, Cainscross
    A Wreckers Tales – Ship Breakers... @ St Matthews Church Hall, Cainscross
    Feb 24 @ 7:30 PM – 9:00 PM
    By : Paul Barnett Recounts the regions shipping fortunes and its ultimate demise at the hands of wreckers along the Severn foreshore at Sharpness. Tells of vessels driven ashore or by fate– a fascinating glimpse into the end Gloucestershire maritime … Continue reading

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