Interested in the Gray, Lee, Loveridge or Doe families? We have just re-published some out-of-print RTFHS Family Tree books on these names. See "What's new?" below for more details.

What's new?

Free digitised records offered by The National Archives during coronavirus lockdown Posted Apr 26, 2020 By Web Master

The National Archives have just announced that they are offering researchers free access to some digitised documents while their base in Kew, London, is closed

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Just re-published: some out-of-print RTFHS Family Tree books now available again Posted Apr 16, 2020 By Web Master

Due to popular demand, the RTFHS has just reprinted a number of Family Tree books that have been out-of-print for a while. They are: DOE

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Enjoy a major family history conference free online: Family Tree Live event goes ‘virtual’ Posted Apr 16, 2020 By Web Master

The major Family Tree Live family history event was due to take place this weekend at Alexandra Palace in London. It has obviously been cancelled

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Appleby Fair cancelled for only the second time in 250 years Posted Mar 31, 2020 By Web Master

The organisers of Appleby Fair have just announced that – not unexpectedly – Appleby Fair has been cancelled because of the coronavirus emergency and will

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Family Tree Live event cancelled: London, 17-18 April 2020 Posted Mar 19, 2020 By Web Master

The major Family Tree Live family history event that was due to take at Alexandra Palace, London, on 17-18 April 2020 has – understandably –

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Free exhibition of photos of Fairground and Circus people: Sheffield University, until 24 April 2020 Posted Mar 10, 2020 By Web Master

Interested in Fairground or Circus families and history? Live in or near Sheffield? There’s a free exhibition now on at the University of Sheffield’s Western

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RTFHS Chair to talk about Romany Gypsy family history at event in Winchester – Saturday 22 February 2020 Posted Feb 17, 2020 By Web Master

The Guild of One Name Studies (GOONS) is holding a one-day event on Saturday 22 February 2020 called “Unconventional Lives” to examine the lives of

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Interested in the Ayres and associated families? There’s a new, much expanded edition of the biography of William Ayres, 1806-1872 Posted Nov 28, 2019 By Web Master

We are pleased to announce the publication by RTFHS member Tony Dixon of a much expanded and updated second edition of the book that he

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Surrey Gypsies in your family tree? Find out more about them with this new RTFHS source book Posted Nov 23, 2019 By Web Master

Did your Gypsy ancestors live in or travel through the English county of Surrey? This new source book from the RTFHS is a short-cut way

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Looking for Burton ancestors? The new book from the RTFHS is for you Posted Nov 21, 2019 By Web Master

Interested in the Romany Burton family who lived and travelled in the English West Country? Then the latest book from the RTFHS is for you.

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Free access to Find My Past records this weekend: 8 – 11 November 2019 Posted Nov 07, 2019 By Web Master

Find My Past are offering free access to their records from Friday 8 November until Monday 11 November, to mark Armistice Day. Find out more

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Records for over 500 new Norfolk parishes launched by Find My Past Posted Oct 26, 2019 By Web Master

Do you have ancestors in Norfolk? You might find them in Find My Past’s latest release of parish register records, launched yesterday. It includes: •

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