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    • Spring Edition of Journal available

      Spring Edition of 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
    • Trips to the National Archives

      Trips to the National Archives

      Rose has organised trips on Tuesday 16 May and 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

    • Police Event 22 April 2017

      Police Event 22 April 2017

      See Events page Or visit www.gloucestershirepolicearchives.org.uk
    • 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 …
    • Gwen MANSFIELD

      Gwen MANSFIELD

      We are sorry to report that our Vice President and Member Number 002 passed away on the 23rd March 2017, age 93.  We …
    • “Painted Wall advertising”

      “Painted Wall advertising”

      “Painted Wall advertising” Talk by Derrick Hall 12th April 7-30 pm at the Family History Centre.
    • 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
  • Upcoming Events

    May
    10
    Wed
    7:30 PM Photographs & Brick Walls @ Gloucestershire Family History Centre
    Photographs & Brick Walls @ Gloucestershire Family History Centre
    May 10 @ 7:30 PM – 9:00 PM
    Identify 1920-30 Cotswold Locations in Photographs. All computers at the centre will be available to overcome those brick walls in your family history. Sue Woodward & Liz Jack
    May
    17
    Wed
    7:30 PM How to get the best out of villa...
    How to get the best out of villa...
    May 17 @ 7:30 PM – 9:30 PM
    Rose Hewlett on “How to get the best out of village records”.  West Dean Centre, Bream, 7.30pm.
    Jun
    1
    Thu
    7:30 PM Research Evening @ Ashcroft Centre
    Research Evening @ Ashcroft Centre
    Jun 1 @ 7:30 PM – 9:00 PM
    Bring your problems for discussion and research.  Also laptops, tablets, wtc.. Wi-fi is available.
    Jun
    14
    Wed
    7:30 PM Evesham to Estuary @ Family History Centre
    Evesham to Estuary @ Family History Centre
    Jun 14 @ 7:30 PM – 9:00 PM
    By Ted Wilson Events & Facts associated with the river Severn.   Limited Free Parking Avilable.
    Jun
    21
    Wed
    7:00 PM Memorial Inscription Recording a... @ Parkend Church
    Memorial Inscription Recording a... @ Parkend Church
    Jun 21 @ 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM
    Memorial Inscription recording at Parkend in the ‘new’ burial ground..
    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
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    • Gmail problems

      Gmail problems

      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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