A freend i da wye is better as a penny i da purse.
(When a need arises a good friend is often better than money.)

Welcome to the Shetland Family History Society

Shetland Family History Society promotes the study of genealogy for Shetland families and the descendants of Shetland families. We have collated a wealth of knowledge to assist this research, and members can dip into our extensive archive in the secure area. Members can also get help and advice from our knowledgeable researchers.

Agnes Beattie © AM Beattie

Our Latest News

February 22nd, 2024
More Coontin Kin back numbers on line

More back numbers of Coontin Kin have been added to the Members' Only area of the website. The first 26 editions of the journal are now available there.

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December 18th, 2023
Monumental Inscription Images

WHAT WE HAVE ALL BEEN WAITING FOR IS HERE! Our lang-lippened Monumental Inscription images database makes it debut online today, nicely in time for Christmas. The first graveyards - Whalsay, Skerries, Lunna, Vidlin and Fair Isle - are now online in the Members’ Area of our website.

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December 15th, 2023
Yule 2023

The latest edition of Coontin Kin is now available in the Members' Area.

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