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

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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January 30th, 2023
Garthspool Opening

We haved now re-opened our Garthspool premises for the year but will be observing the Shetland Holiday on 1st February 2023 when we will be closed. We look forward to seeing you soon

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November 18th, 2022
Conference 2022 Handout

Conference 2022 Handout

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October 25th, 2022
Sharing Shetland 2022

The Sharing Shetland virtual conference was held on 22nd October 2022.

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October 21st, 2022
Winter Closure

Please note that we will be closed from Monday 5th December 2022 and opening again on Monday 30 January 2023. Should you wish to make an appointment between those dates please contact:

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