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Latest issue of Coontin Kin now available

June 26th, 2018

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

Sharing Shetland Surnames - Robertson

May 31st, 2018

Following on from highly successful projects these past two years the Society has produced another project on the surname Robertson.

FESTIVE GREETINGS FROM SHETLAND! December 12th, 2017

The committee and volunteers of the Shetland Family History Society wish all Shetlanders, the wider Shetland Diaspora and indeed everyone a very merry Christmas and a healthy and prosperous New Year. 

Please note that our premises at Hillhead, Lerwick will close after regular opening on Saturday, 9th December, and will reopen again on Monday, 22nd January 2018 with regular opening times published here.