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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 …
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    • Somme – Rodborough’s Commemorations 1st and 2nd July

      Somme – Rodborough’s Commemorations 1st and 2nd July

      Under a cloudless blue sky, 100 years ago, on what would be the bloodiest day in the history of the British Army – …
    • 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

    Jun
    28
    Tue
    7:30 PM AGM @ St Matthew's : Church Hall, Cainscross
    AGM @ St Matthew's : Church Hall, Cainscross
    Jun 28 @ 7:30 PM – 9:00 PM
    Reports with election of new officers and Committee. Followed with CD’s on family history, local facts and occupations of interest.. FREE PARKING NEARBY
    Jul
    2
    Sat
    10:00 AM The Yorkshire Family History Fair @ Knavesmire Exhibition Centre
    The Yorkshire Family History Fair @ Knavesmire Exhibition Centre
    Jul 2 @ 10:00 AM – 4:30 PM
    Children under 14 free Buy One Get One Free at www.YorkshireFamilyHistoryFair.com Over 40 Family History Societies & County Record Offices See a full list of exhibitors on our web site
    Jul
    13
    Wed
    7:30 PM Newent Then and Now @ Frith Centre,
    Newent Then and Now @ Frith Centre,
    Jul 13 @ 7:30 PM – 9:00 PM
    By Dood Pearce Free Car Parking for the Talk
    Jul
    23
    Sat
    10:00 AM Buckinghamshire Family History S... @ The Grange School
    Buckinghamshire Family History S... @ The Grange School
    Jul 23 @ 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM
    Free Parking at Venue Research facilities including our names database (over five million entries), Parish Register, People, and Places libraries. Parish Register transcripts and other research aids will be on sale. Expert advice; guest societies from around the country; local … Continue reading
    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
     
    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
    A talk by David J Harrison
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