Stay up to date with the latest developments and Shetland Family History Society news.

April 10th, 2024
More Monumental Inscriptions online!

The images for the kirkyards in Quarff and Gulberwick have been added to the website. Other areas will be added through the year. Watch for announcements!

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April 5th, 2024
AGM 2024

The Shetland FHS AGM will be held at the Society premises at Garthspool on Friday 26th April at 4pm.

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March 21st, 2024
Voar 2024

The Voar Coontin Kin has been added to the Members' Area.

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March 10th, 2024
Northmavine Monumental Inscriptions

More images have been added to the MI collection on the Members’ Area. All the Mis from the six graveyards and war memorial from Northmavine, the most northerly parish of the Shetland Mainland have been added.

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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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November 7th, 2023
Christmas Closing Dates

We shall be closing the office on Friday December 1st until around Up Helly Aa (late January).

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August 31st, 2023
Voices From the Past - Presentation & Book Signing

All welcome to this free collaborative event with the Shetland Family History Society event in the Shetland Library on Saturday 9th September at 7pm. Karen will be available to sign any books

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July 21st, 2023
Sharing Shetland Surnames - The Hay Family

The recent lecture by Frank Hay and John Goodlad at our popular Hay weekend.

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June 20th, 2023
Hay Surname Weekend at Aith Hall (24th-25th June)

All Welcome at the Launch of the Hay Surname Weekend.

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March 28th, 2023
Annual General Meeting

The A.G.M. will be held at Garthspool on 21st April 2023 at 4:00 p.m.

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