Leicestershire And Rutland Family History Society

Established 20 September 1974   Reg. Charity No 518870   Member Of The F.F.H.S   ©LRFHS Feb 2015


Leicestershire & Rutland Family History Society

Unit 4B, Pilot House

King Street

Leicester LE1 6RN

Telephone 0116 2857211

E-Mail Addresses:

Chairman

chairman@lrfhs.org.uk

Vice-Chairman

vicechairman@lrfhs.org.uk

Secretary

secretary@lrfhs.org.uk

Treasurer

treasurer@lrfhs.org.uk

Membership

membership@lrfhs.org.uk

Journal Editor

editor@lrfhs.org.uk

Research Centre

librarian@lrfhs.org.uk

Projects

projects@lrfhs.org.uk

Surname Interests

services@lrfhs.org.uk

Kew Trips

kewtrips@lrfhs.org.uk

Publications

publications@lrfhs.org.uk

Webmaster

webmaster@lrfhs.org.uk









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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.



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SEARCH SERVICE

THE SOCIETY OPERATES A SEARCH SERVICE USING OUR

VAST RESOURCES AT THE RESEARCH CENTRE

FREE FOR MEMBERS

NON-MEMBERS WILL BE ASKED FOR A DONATION


THE SUBMISSIONS WILL BE SENT DIRECTLY TO THE PILOT HOUSE RESEARCH CENTRE, AND WILL BE PROCESSED BY THE VOLUNTEER STAFF WHO WILL ENDEAVOUR TO SOLVE YOUR  QUERIES

CLICK HERE TO SUBMIT YOUR QUERIES


** OUR NEW RANGE OF DATA CD’S DETAILED BELOW ARE NOW SEARCHABLE BY THE SEARCH SERVICE


IS ANYONE RESEARCHING THE SAME NAMES AS YOU? - CHECK OUR DATABASE

SITE VISITS SINCE 21 OCTOBER 2015

PUBLICATIONS OLD JOURNALS BUY CD PUBLICATIONS BY DOWNLOAD STRAIGHT TO YOUR COMPUTER HINCKLEY PAST AND PRESENT WEBSITE

WE NEED YOUR STORIES

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: editor@lrfhs.org.uk

YOUR "ONE-STOP" SHOP FOR LOCAL, NATIONAL AND INTERNATIONAL GENEALOGY RECORDS
DO YOU HAVE ANCESTORS FROM ENDERBY? WAR GRAVES PHOTOGRAPHIC PROJECT

HAVE YOU RENEWED YOUR MEMBERSHIP!

RENEW ONLINE HERE OR DOWNLOAD A POSTAL RENEWAL FORM HERE

NOMINATIONS FOR 2017-2018 COMMITTEE

NOMINATIONS ARE INVITED FOR THE COMMITTEE

FOR THE YEAR 2017/2018  CLICK HERE FOR DETAILS


NEW DATA RESOURCES AT THE LRFHS RESEARCH CENTRE

CLICK HERE

FULL LISTING OF ALL 2017 GROUP MEETINGS NOW AVAILABLE

SEE THE “GROUPS” PAGE  CLICK HERE


IMPORTANT CHANGES TO THE LRFHS CONSTITUTION

BEING PRESENTED AT THE AGM - CLICK HERE FOR DETAILS

NEW FACEBOOK ADMINISTRATOR

WE NOW HAVE A MEMBER WHO IS ADMINISTRATING OUR FACEBOOK PAGE. ANY ITEMS OF INFORMATION CAN BE SENT TO HER AT DIRECT AT facebookadmin@lrfhs.org.uk

A FEW SEATS LEFT ON THE

SOMME TOUR 2017

14 May to 18 May 2017 5 Days/4 Nights

FOR FULL DETAILS

CLICK HERE

NEW CD ROM DATA COLLECTIONS

NOW AVAILABLE TO VIEW AND AT THE RESEARCH CENTRE AND SEARCHABLE BY THE SEARCH SERVICE ABOVE

CLICK HERE FOR DETAILS

VOLUNTEER JOB VACANCIES

THE SOCIETY HAS THE FOLLOWING VOLUNTEER POSITIONS AVAILABLE:



VICE CHAIRMAN


MEMBERSHIP LIASION

  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 chairman@lrfhs.org.uk or SECRETARY secretary@lrfhs.org.uk


OR COME AND HAVE A CHAT WITH US AT THE AGM ON 12 MARCH  


THE SOCIETY ARRANGED A PRESENTATION OF THE FRENCH LEGION D’HONNEUR TO MEMBER KEN GRAIN WHO WAS PRESENT IN NORMANDY DURING THE D-DAY ACTIONS IN 1944

CLICK HERE TO WATCH A PHOTOGRAPH SLIDESHOW

STOP PRESS……NEW EVENT FOR 2017

THE FIRST WIGSTON HISTORY AND HERITAGE SHOW

SATURDAY APRIL 8 2017

AT CROSS STREET METHODIST CHURCH, WIGSTON

10.00AM TILL 5.00PM

FULL DETAILS HERE



LRFHS PUBLICATIONS BY POST

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MORE EXHIBITORS ADDED TO THE 2017 AGM & OPEN DAY >>>

NEW EXHIBITION OF THE WORLD WAR 2  “SECRET LISTENERS” OF BEAUMANOR IN LEICESTERSHIRE

CLICK HERE FOR DETAILS

PLEASE NOTE THAT THE PILOT HOUSE RESEARCH CENTRE WILL BE CLOSED FROM MONDAY 13TH FEBRUARY FOR ONE WEEK, REOPEN ON MONDAY 20TH FEBRUARY,  TO ENABLE REMEDIAL WORK TO BE CARRIED OUT BY LEICESTER CITY COUNCIL.


FROM THE TREASURER

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.

NEW UPDATED VERSION OF

SOLDIERS OF GREAT GLEN IN WORLD WAR 1

NOW AVAILABLE

CLICK HERE FOR .PDF DOWNLOAD

WARWICKSHIRE COUNTY RECORD OFFICE

PLEASE NOTE THAT FOLLOWING A PERIOD OF PUBLIC CONSULTATION WARWICKSHIRE COUNTY RECORD OFFICE WILL BE CHANGING ITS HOURS TO THE FOLLOWING FROM 13TH MARCH 2017.

WEDNESDAY 10-4 , THURSDAY 10-4, FRIDAY 10-4 , SATURDAY 10-1

THE OFFICE WILL NO LONGER BE CLOSED FOR A COLLECTIONS WEEK EACH MONTH BUT WILL TAKE A TWO WEEK BREAK IN THE WINTER PERIOD THE DATE OF WHICH IS YET TO BE CONFIRMED. THIS WILL ENABLE STAFF TO WORK ON CATALOGUING LARGER COLLECTIONS AND CONTRIBUTE TO OUR AIM OF IMPROVING THE QUALITY, QUANTITY AND AVAILABILITY OF THEIR ONLINE CATALOGUES AND DIGITISED COLLECTIONS