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Our Archive and Search Room is open every Tuesday and Thursday from 10am to 4pm; and by appointment only on Fridays from 10am to 4pm.
The research room will be closed from Friday 15 December to Monday 8 January 2018 and will reopen on Tuesday 9 January 2018.

What's On - Forthcoming Events

We warmly invite you to attend talks whether you are a member or not. Doors open at 2pm. The meeting begins at 2.30pm.
There is no admission charge but donations are welcome.
We'll have a range of family history publications available to buy.
Light refreshments (donation expected) available after the talks.
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, 26 November 2017 - Society Meeting Banishment and Transportation by Ken Nisbet,

See this map for directions.

Sunday, 25 February 2018 - Society Meeting To be confirmed by Mary Craig, St. Peterís Church Hall, Parsonage Road, Galashiels, TD1 3HS

See this map for directions.

Sunday, 25 March 2018 - Society Meeting The Deidís Letterwills and Legacies - Lifting the Veil on Past Lives by Margaret Fox, St. Peterís Church Hall, Parsonage Road, Galashiels, TD1 3HS

See this map for directions.

Sunday, 29 April 2018 - Society Meeting The Witch Hunt in Scotland by Roy Pugh, St. Peterís Church Hall, Parsonage Road, Galashiels, TD1 3HS

See this map for directions.

Sunday, 27 May 2018 - Society Meeting Political Disturbances in the Borders by Norrie McLeish, St. Peterís Church Hall, Parsonage Road, Galashiels, TD1 3HS

The talk will be preceded by the Annual General Meeting - open to all.

It will be followed by the talk.

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