Founded in 1974 by 12 family history enthusiasts, the society, run by volunteers, has gone from strength to strength and in 2014 celebrated it’s 40th Anniversary. From humble beginnings we have grown to a society with currently around 2,000 members UK and worldwide, and have embraced the latest technology with our online access to Ancestry, Find My Past and other sites and can also now be found on Facebook.
Have you got any interesting or informative stories, research findings, website finds or anything you would like to share with us in our Journal? Whatever size, small items or long stories we can serialize. Photographs can also be included. Articles can be sent in MSWord, Richtext, Adobe .pdf, excel or all major formats, or printed to be typed or scanned.
SEND YOUR ARTICLES NOW TO: firstname.lastname@example.org
YOUR SOCIETY NEEDS YOU!
VOLUNTEERS REQUIRED FOR OUR RESEARCH CENTRE.
IF YOU WOULD LIKE TO HELP OUT AT THE CENTRE, WHATEVER HOURS YOU ARE AVAILABLE TO DO, WE WOULD LIKE TO HEAR FROM YOU. IF YOU ARE INTERESTED PLEASE CONTACT THE LIBRARIAN
FOR A CHAT ABOUT THE DUTIES INVOLVED.
YOUR "ONE-STOP" SHOP FOR LOCAL, NATIONAL AND INTERNATIONAL GENEALOGY RECORDS
DUE TO AN UNREASONABLE RISE IN THE CURRENT INDEPENDENT EXAMINER’S FEES FOR THE YEAR ENDED 31 DECEMBER 2016, WHICH INCREASED BY 140%, IT WAS DECIDED, BY THE EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE, TO APPOINTMENT MRS S. SMITH, A MEMBER OF THE ACIE (ASSOCIATION OF CHARITY INDEPENDENT EXAMINERS) AND FOR THE SOCIETY TO ADOPT A RECEIPTS AND PAYMENTS ACCOUNTS PRESENTATION FOR THE CHARITY COMMISSION AND MEMBERS OF THE SOCIETY.
VOLUNTEER JOB VACANCIES
THE SOCIETY HAS THE FOLLOWING VOLUNTEER POSITIONS AVAILABLE:
Required to help promote the Society and it’s activities
To process via Spreadsheet the renewals/new members received on-line to be passed to the Membership Secretary. This would ideally be a local Leicester member.
INTERESTED IN HELPING? CONTACT THE CHAIRMAN email@example.com or SECRETARY firstname.lastname@example.org
OR COME AND HAVE A CHAT WITH US AT THE AGM ON 12 MARCH