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Sharing Shetland Surnames - 2017

April 25th, 2017

Following on from the highly successful projects last year the Society has two projects simmering away now for launch during the year.

Latest issue of Coontin Kin now available

March 23rd, 2017

The latest edition of the society magazine Coontin Kin is now available and is full of interesting material.


The committee and volunteers of the Shetland Family History Society would like to take this opportunity to wish a very Merry Christmas and a heathy and prosperous new year to all our members, ex-pat Shetlanders and the extended Ham o' Roe Ham o' Roe Shetland Diaspora.

Please note that our offices at Hillhead, Lerwick will close for the festive break on Saturday, 17th December 2016, reopening after the New Year on Monday, 16th, January, 2017. Regular opening times published here.