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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.

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Available From The Society

The Society has now fully transcribed & indexed the Census returns for these years:

They have now been published on a fully searchable CDs. These are available from the Society at the address below at a cost in U.K. Pounds (inclusive of Postage & Packing) of:

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1841-1785 £11.50 £14.50 £14.30 £17.30 £12.70 £15.70
1851-1861 £11.50 £14.50 £14.30 £17.30 £12.70 £15.70
1871-1881 £11.50 £14.50 £14.30 £17.30 £12.70 £15.70
1891-1901 £11.50 £14.50 £14.30 £17.30 £12.70 £15.70

Monumental Inscription & Dedication Booklets

The Society has undertaken the task of recording and publishing all Monumental Inscriptions and Dedication Plaques within Shetland. Booklets have now been produced and are available as follows:

  1. Northmavine
  2. Bressay
  3. North and South Nesting
  4. Burra
  5. Delting
  6. Whalsay and Skerries
  7. Whiteness and Weisdale
  8. Sandsting
  9. Aithsting
  10. Lunnasting
  11. Unst
  12. Tingwall
  13. Dunrossness(South) & Fair Isle
  14. Dunrossness (North), Levenwick & Ireland
  15. Sandwick
  16. Cunningsburgh
  17. Quarff & Gulberwick
  18. Lerwick 1 (Knab Road, Queens Lane & Sound)
  19. Lerwick 2 (New Cemetery - Lower Section - Town Side)
  20. Lerwick 3 (New Cemetery - Lower Section - Knab Side)
  21. Lerwick 4 (New Cemetery - Upper Section - Town Side)
  22. Lerwick 5 (New Cemetery - Upper Section - Knab Side)
  23. Walls (including Vaila & Foula)
  24.  Sandness (including Papa Stour)
  25. North Yell & Fetlar
  26. Mid & South Yell
  27. From Printed Sources & Early Transcriptions
  28. Dedications (1) (General: Unst to Bressay)
  29. Dedications (2) (General: Lerwick to Fair Isle)
  30. Dedications (3) (War Memorials) [Note: these are memorials in addition to those in Burial Grounds which were included in the booklets 1 - 27]
Cost per booklet including P&PUnited
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£4.40 £5.40 £6.90 £7.90 £5.30 £6.30

Other Publications

The cost is in U.K. Pounds and includes Postage and Packing.

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Shetland Surnames by Dr. Alan M. Beattie (2nd Edition) (New edition fully updated & revised) £6.40 £8.40 £8.90 £10.90 £7.30 £9.30
Shetland Pre-1855 Parish Sources for Family Historians by Dr. Alan M. Beattie (3rd Edition) £4.90 £5.90 £7.40 £8.40 £5.80 £6.80
Back numbers of our journal "Coontin Kin" (Nos. 1 - 32 available) £3.40 £4.40 £5.90 £6.90 £4.30 £5.30

Please note that the title of the cover illustration for Issue 41 of "Coontin Kin" is incorrect. It should read:"Merry Dancers, Mucklepund, Norwick, Unst"

Binders

Binders suitable for all the above are available. They will hold approx. 12 MI booklets(depending on the number of pages)or 18 copies of Coontin Kin.

The cost is in U.K. Pounds and includes postage and packing:

United KingdomOverseas AirmailOverseas Surfacemail
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£7.30 £8.30 £11.60 £12.60 £9.46 £10.46

To Order

You can buy directly from the website.  Alternatively, you can can also send your order to:

Shetland Family History Society
6 Hillhead, Lerwick
Shetland
ZE1 0EJ
Scotland
United Kingdom

Cheques should be made payable to Shetland Family History Society.

Members should quote their membership number.

Payment, where possible, should be made in U.K. pounds. If you are unable to send U.K. pounds please ensure you have converted the prices at the current exchange rate.

Postal orders are an acceptable means of payment.