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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.

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Surname of the Month - Pearson May 17th, 2016

Before we even host the next Surname of the Month (see post here) we are busy planning the next one!

The Pearson event, part of a larger programme, will be held in the Vidlin Hall on Thursday, 28th July from 2:00 - 4:30 pm. The Shetland Family History Society will be joined by 42 family members visiting from the USA and Canada, descendants of James Pearson of Sweening (1860-1952) and his wife, Agnes Johnson of Kurkigarth, Voe.

There is an open invitation for anyone who is a descendant or interested in either of these families to join in the events.