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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, 28 May 2017 - Society Meeting William Collin and the ‘Christina Craig’ - an Eyemouth Maritime Family Story from the Great War by Will Collin, Corn Exchange & Ormiston Institute, Market Square, Melrose, TD6 9PN

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

It will be followed by a talk: The 'Christina Craig' and several other Eyemouth fishing boats and their crews were engaged in the Auxiliary Patrols around the coast of Britain during WWI. Will Collin talks about the Eyemouth boats, the crews, their families and the loss of the 'Christina Craig'.

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