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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.

Saturday, 26 April 2014 - Stand at Event SAFHS Conference Carnegie Conference Centre, Halbeath Road, Dunfermline, Fife, KY11 8DY

The well-known national family history conference and fair. More information and booking forms.

See this map for directions.

Sunday, 27 April 2014 - Society Meeting Berwick’s Victorian Food Heritage by Derek Sharman, Coldingham Village Hall, Coldingham,TD14 5NL

See this map for directions.

Saturday, 10 May 2014 - Stand at Event West Lothian Council History and Heritage Fair Linlithgow Academy, Braehead Road, Linithgow, EH49 6EH

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More information and bookings

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Sunday, 25 May 2014 - Society Meeting AGM & the Guild of One Name Studies by Lorna Kinnaird, Corn Exchange & Ormiston Institute, Market Square, Melrose, TD6 9PN

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Friday, 18 July 2014 to Sunday, 20 July 2014 - Stand at Event St Boswells Fair Exhibition St Boswells Village Hall, Main St, St Boswells

Exhibition about the old fair held from 1672.

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Sunday, 28 September 2014 - Society Meeting The Radio Officers' War by Harry Scott, Corn Exchange & Ormiston Institute, Market Square, Melrose, TD6 9PN

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Sunday, 26 October 2014 - Society Meeting The Hume and Robertson Families of Gunsgreen by Derek Janes, Duns. Hall to be arranged.

Sunday, 30 November 2014 - Society Meeting Beggars, Thieves and Prostitutes by Mary Craig, Corn Exchange & Ormiston Institute, Market Square, Melrose, TD6 9PN

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Sunday, 22 February 2015 - Society Meeting World War I, Money and Living Costs by Peter Munro, Corn Exchange & Ormiston Institute, Market Square, Melrose, TD6 9PN

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Sunday, 29 March 2015 - Society Meeting Lt. General Babington, Pinnacle Hill, Kelso by Maggie Babington, Kelso. Hall to be arranged.

Saturday, 25 April 2015 - Society Meeting High Court Trials and Criminals by Margaret Fox, Corn Exchange & Ormiston Institute, Market Square, Melrose, TD6 9PN

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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.



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