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The Community Archives & Heritage Group (CAHG) Conference will be held in central London on Tuesday 12 July. Its theme is sustaining community-based heritage activity and collections over time. This is a good occasion to hear of the challenges community archives face and celebrate some of the many success stories

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Somerset & Dorset Photographs Project

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The Somerset & Dorset Family History Society is setting up a searchable database of photographs of named people from those two counties.

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Fairs and Open Days

Some of our member societies are organising or will be present at events at the following venues to meet the needs of veteran researchers and newcomers alike:

Fairs and Open Days offer family historians great opportunities to follow their interests and meet fellow enthusiasts. If you have a friend or relation who may be interested in setting off on the ancestor trail, these events are good occasions to introduce your local society and what it has to offer.

Many of the events take place near to other places of interest. So, if you don't live in the vicinity, it may be worth making an event into part of a weekend away.

You can find out more about each event by following the relevant link.

Find A Family History Society


Search our lists of member societies to find a family history society near you or in the area you are researching.

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Purchasing online from one of our affiliated partners can benefit the FFHS at no extra cost to you.

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