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Our Archive and Search Room is open on Mondays from 6pm to 8pm, on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Fridays from 10am to 4pm.

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, 29 October 2017 - Society Meeting Our Sheriff Court Records by Gillian Mapstone, Head of our Court and Legal Section at NRS,

The records of the Sheriff Court capture all of Scotlandís life and society, public and private, commercial, criminal and personal, and are a wonderful resource for family and local history.

See this map for directions.

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



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