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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.

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