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Our Archive and Search Room is open every Monday from 6pm to 8pm, and every Tuesday, Thursday and Friday from 10am to 4pm.

What's On - Forthcoming Events

We warmly invite you to attend the talk whether you are a member or not. Doors open at 2pm. The meeting begins at 2.30pm.
There is no admission charge.
We'll have a range of family history publications available to buy.
Light refreshments available after the talk.
If you have a problem with your family history, please discuss it (no charge) with one of our volunteers.
Except where otherwise indicated, meetings are held in the Corn Exchange & Ormiston Institute, Market Square, Melrose, TD6 9PN.
See this map for directions.

Speakers at meetings occasionally need to be changed at the last minute, due to circumstances beyond our control.

Sunday, 31 May 2015 - Society Meeting Hatches, Matches and Dispatches by Marjorie Gavin, Corn Exchange & Ormiston Institute, Market Square, Melrose, TD6 9PN

A light hearted and somewhat irreverent look at births, marriages and deaths from 1700 to 1900.

See this map for directions.

Saturday, 22 August 2015 - Stand at Event Lanarkshire Family History Show 9:45am to 4.30pm Motherwell Concert Hall & Theatre, Windmillhill Street, Motherwell, ML1 1AB, Scotland

Family history societies, historical and heritage groups, archives and research facilities from around Scotland. Free Parking, Cafe open all day. Wheelchair & disabled friendly. Speakers: Chris Fleet - National Library of Scotland Maps Chris Paton Using Newspapers for Family History Research Tristram Clarke - "In The Event of my Death" - Solidiers Wills at National Records of Scotland. Graham Maxwell - Tracing your illegitimate ancestors in the Sheriff Court records. See http://lfhsshow.weebly.com/speakers.html to buy tickets.

See this map for directions.



Other Events that may be of interest

There's a long list of events by members of the Scottish Association of Family History Societies.


Our stand at the Dumfries and Galloway FHS Homecoming Fair on 27th June 2009, Dumfries, Scotland

Our stand at the Dumfries and Galloway FHS Homecoming Fair on 27th June 2009, Dumfries, Scotland