We're now taking bookings for our Society Day from non-members as well as members. It's on Saturday 13 May 2017 in Sutton Coldfield. So don't miss out. Head to the Events page and download a booking form today.

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Travelling ancestors in Berkshire? Check the RTFHS’s new parish register collection Posted Apr 24, 2017 By Web Master

Looking for ancestors in Berkshire? Perhaps the new online Berkshire Travellers Parish Register Collection from the RTFHS can help. It’s been inspired by the work

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Ancestry offers free access to UK, Ireland and Commonwealth records until 17 April Posted Apr 16, 2017 By Web Master

We understand that Ancestry.co.uk is offering free access to its UK, Ireland and Commonwealth record collections between now and Monday 17 April 2017. More details

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Wiltshire parish register indexes go online at FindMyPast Posted Apr 08, 2017 By Web Master

Findmypast.co.uk, the commercial genealogy website, have just launched a large collection of parish register entries for the county of Wiltshire. They comprise transcriptions of baptisms,

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Bookings for the RTFHS 2017 Society Day are now open to all Posted Apr 03, 2017 By Web Master

Bookings for the RTFHS Society Day in Sutton Coldfield on Saturday 13 May 2017 are now open to non-members of the Society, as well as

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Come and say ‘hello’ to the RTFHS at Who Do You Think You Are? Live in Birmingham this week, 6-8 April 2017 Posted Apr 03, 2017 By Web Master

Meet the RTFHS team at Who Do You Think You Are? Live from Thursday 6 April until Saturday 8 April 2017. The show is on at the

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Selected English and Welsh birth, marriage and death certificates available for £8.00 each until 12 April 2017 Posted Mar 19, 2017 By Web Master

The General Register Office (GRO) in England and Wales is currently running a pilot scheme where it can supply family historians with PDF versions of

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57,000 microfilms of UK parish registers and probate records to transfer soon to the Society of Genealogists Posted Mar 16, 2017 By Web Master

We understand that a huge collection of UK genealogical records on microfilm will arrive within the next few months at the Society of Genealogists Library

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Free access to historic Irish records, from now until 17 March 2017 Posted Mar 14, 2017 By Web Master

To celebrate St Patrick’s Day this Friday, Find My Past are offering free access to their collection of historic Irish records and newspapers from now until

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Leicestershire or Rutland interests? Find My Past launch new parish register collection Posted Jan 20, 2017 By Web Master

Do you have ancestors in Leicestershire or Rutland? Head to the Find My Past website where today they have launched a new collection of 1.8

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Mother’s surname now given in new index for all English and Welsh birth certificates from 1837 to 1915 Posted Nov 05, 2016 By Web Master

The General Register Office (GRO) yesterday launched a new online index for births in England and Wales that lists the mother’s surname for all births

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Say ‘hello’ to the RTFHS team in Girton, Cambridgeshire, this Saturday, 22 October 2016 Posted Oct 19, 2016 By Web Master

Meet the RTFHS team this Saturday, 22 October 2016, at the Cambridgeshire Family History Society’s Family History Day in Girton, Cambridge. We’ll be selling RTFHS publications

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Meet the RTFHS in Boston on Saturday 15 October 2016 Posted Oct 06, 2016 By Web Master

Meet the RTFHS at this Family History Open Day at the Boston Family History Centre in collaboration with the Lincolnshire Family History Society. We’ll be selling

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