Family History Societies attending Glamorgan FHS Fair – Saturday 10 October

Family History Societies at Merthyr Tydfil Leisure Centre – Saturday 10th October –


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How to Access our Online Journals

Thanks to all members that have emailed to say they will now be happy to have an online copy of their journal rather than a paper version.  This will help the Society reduce our postage costs.  It is not compulsory so if you still wish to receive a paper copy that is fine!

Current 2015 Journals #118 (June) and #119 (September) are already available to fully paid up Society members on our website under Quarterly Journals.


When registering on our website members must add their membership number to their registration details otherwise you will not be able to access the online journals.


You will find the he Log In and Register links at the top right hand corner of the screen.


The next journal is due in December  – General Theme – closing date for submissions 20 October!   Please send all articles, snippets,  interesting images etc to by the deadline.

Members Interests and Help Wanted items can also be sent to our Members’ Interests Coordinator at

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FREE Family History Sessions at Vale of Glamorgan Libraries

Starting next week at Barry Library Thursday 8 October, 2-4 pm with “Find My Past Update – Criminal Records”

Vale of Glamorgan Libraries – FREE Family History Sessions: October-December 2015

Ten TASTER sessions in how to use the online resources available in the Vale of Glamorgan Libraries to trace your family history.

Places limited so please contact the relevant library to book a place.

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ONE day to go to our 2015 Fair at Merthyr Tydfil!!


This popular annual family history event is once again taking place in the historic town of Merthyr Tydfil, Glamorgan.  Did your Ancestors live in Wales?  Knowledgeable experts are available to help with all level of queries. Beginners welcome.  A wide variety of stalls – exhibitors include Welsh and English family history societies, local history societies, military experts, family tree charts, ancestral tourism, genealogical services, old postcards, old maps, local and family history books, second-hand books as well as museums, libraries and local authority organisations.  There will also be three free talks during the day by experts.

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