Latest news

Latest issue of Coontin Kin now available

July 20th, 2019

The Simmer issue of the society magazine Coontin Kin is now available, it’s now full colour throughout as we continue to develop and improve the publication. Issue no.111 has a wide range of interesting new material.

Society balance sheet 2018

June 2nd, 2019

Annual balance sheet published

Henry

Published: 15 March 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