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


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 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.

E:Mail librarian@lrfhs.org.uk

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

JESSOPS HAVE    RE-OPENED IN LEICESTER

WATCH OUR VICE-CHAIRMAN BRIAN JOHNSON TALKING ON FACEBOOK

ABOUT JESSOPS IN LEICESTER

CLICK HERE

HAVE YOU RENEWED YOUR MEMBERSHIP!

MEMBERSHIP SUBSCRIPTIONS WERE DUE ON OR BY JANUARY 2ND 2017

PLEASE RENEW AS SOON AS POSSIBLE TO HELP THE MEMBERSHIP SECRETARY WITH THE BUSY TASK OF UPDATING THE MEMBERSHIP DATABASE AND TO SAVE THE JOB AND COST OF ISSUING HUNDREDS OF REMINDERS EACH YEAR

RENEW ONLINE HERE

DOWNLOAD A POSTAL RENEWAL FORM HERE

NEW CD’S AVAILABLE ON OUR DOWNLOAD SERVICE

NICHOLS HISTORY & ANTIQUITIES OF LEICESTER VOLUMES 1 TO 4

WRIGHT’S HISTORY OF RUTLAND - PHILLIMORE’S MARRIAGES

LEICESTERSHIRE MEDIEVAL VILLAGE NOTES

GO TO THE DOWNLOAD SITE  - CLICK 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

PLEASE NOTE:

THE SUBJECT OF THE JANUARY COMPUTER GROUP MEETING HAS CHANGED  CLICK HERE FOR DETAILS

DIGITISED ARCHIVED COPIES OF JONATHAN WILSHERE'S

LOCAL HISTORY BOOKS ONLINE:

FREE TO READ/DOWNLOAD 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

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

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 AT THE RESEARCH CENTRE

CLICK HERE FOR DETAILS

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.

VOLUNTEER JOB VACANCIES

THE SOCIETY HAS THE FOLLOWING VOLUNTEER POSITIONS AVAILABLE:


PUBLICITY OFFICER

Required to help promote the Society and it’s activities


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