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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.

Henry March 15th, 2016

Surname of the Month, Henry – information now confirmed.

Work is on-going investigating and preparing material for the launch of the next Surname of the Month, Henry, a name which has been present in Shetland for 400 years.  The event is confirmed as being held over two days in the Walls public hall, information as follows:

Saturday 25th June, 7–9pm talk by Frank Robertson and 8 o’clocks’

Sunday 26th June, 2.30–5pm Sunday teas with displays of photographs and Henry info.

Any offers of assistance or material for this project would be gratefully appreciated and can be forwarded to: membership@shetland-fhs.org.uk