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Office closure

March 14th, 2020

Unfortunately, due to the ongoing situation in Shetland regarding the...

Stocking online now - One family, six names

January 25th, 2020

A superbly researched and presented book, now selling in our...

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Office closure

14th
Mar
2020
Unfortunately, due to the ongoing situation in Shetland regarding the Covid-19 virus and concerns about the local situation we have taken the decision to close the society offices at Garthspool. Howe...

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Stocking online now - One family, six names

25th
Jan
2020
A superbly researched and presented book, now selling in our online shop here...

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Settled in!

21st
Jan
2020
Now settled in our new premises.

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Latest issue of Coontin Kin now available

1st
Oct
2019
The Hairst 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.112 has a wide range of interesting new material.

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Society balance sheet 2018

2nd
Jun
2019
Annual balance sheet published

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Book Launch

7th
Apr
2019
Hard Down!, a new book, launched Friday, 14th June 2019

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Society balance sheet

14th
May
2018
Annual balance sheet published

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FESTIVE GREETINGS FROM SHETLAND!

12th
Dec
2017
A festive greeting from Shetland and society premises opening time information.

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Ancestral Welcome Scheme

14th
Feb
2017
We are delighted to announce that Shetland Family History Society are now part of the VisitScotland Ancestral Welcome Scheme

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Volunteers required

15th
Aug
2016
The Society is looking for members within Shetland to join our enthusiastic group of volunteers

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Henry

15th
Mar
2016
Coming soon - Henry

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Shetland and the Great War

21st
Oct
2015
Anyone with a family or general interest in the Great War or indeed just an interest in Shetland genealogy would find this an extremely worthwhile event to attend....

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Revised opening times

5th
May
2015
Revised opening times for the society premises in Lerwick introduced.

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Research Service

13th
Apr
2015
Shetland Family History Society offer a research service from its base at Hillhead, Lerwick.

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Merchant Navy Discharge Books

22nd
Mar
2015
Update on the progress of a valuable project.

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A new initiative launched in Shetland

2nd
Jun
2014
Sharing Shetland Surnames, a new initiative takes place on Sunday, 8th June.

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Memberships Now Due

4th
Dec
2013
Members should note that current memberships expire on 31st December 2013. You can renew or purchase a membership here online. If renewing please quote your current membership number, which if you hav...

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We're looking for images

6th
Sep
2013
We would love to have images to populate the parish map pop-out windows.

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