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Member’s Zoom Chat Sessions

29th September 2021

Zoom Chat Sessions continuing into 2022 We are pleased to announce that our monthly Zoom Chat sessions are being sheduled through to 2022. As we...

Strays database now incorporated

25th August 2021

We have now incorporated the Strays database into our set of searchable databases. This identifies several thousand entries of vital events relating to Isle of...

New Venue and time for our monthly meetings

4th August 2021

We have now agreed to hold our Monthly meetings at Arreton Community Hall, in the centre of the Island. We have also decided to hold...

Journal No 142 now available

1st August 2021

The current (No 142, August 2021) Journal is now available to members as a PDF from the website, and printed copies are being despatched.Members can...

County Record Office opening arrangements

16th July 2021

We have had the following message from Richard Smout regarding the County Record Office, in Newport, Isle of Wight : The Record Office will be...

Database Updates July 2021

7th July 2021

Database updates We have now incorporated two databases into our searchable database set. Newspaper BMD Announcements : transcriptions from Births Marriages and Deaths announcements from...

ODC 2021 Presentations

25th May 2021

2021 One Day Conference Presentations These are now available to view with the permission of the speakers. Check this link to see what is available...

Covid-19 / Coronavirus situation

13th May 2021

Now that some of the restrictions are being lifted, we can start to plan re-opening the Heritage Resource Centre. We intend, subject to the roadmap...

Miscellaneous Nominal Rolls

7th May 2021

Miscellaneous Nominal Rolls We have now converted a number of the Nominal Rolls and Poll Books, which were held on the Legacy website as database...

AGM Election 2021

30th April 2021

VOTING FOR THE COMMITTEE OFFICERS AND MEMBERS HAS NOW CLOSED Thanks to all who have voted. As in 2020, we are not able to hold...

Journal No 141 now available

30th April 2021

The current (No 141, May 2021) Journal is now available to members as a PDF from the website, and printed copies are being despatched.Members can...

Presentations

10th April 2021

We have now been able to make available some of the presentations we have had, including the recent talks : The Fortification of Culver Down...

Transcription project for the Coram Foundling Hospital

17th March 2021

Volunteering opportunity on behalf of the Coram's Foundling Hospital How can you help? We are on the hunt for people passionate about the past and...

Need Help with this Site or with your Membership?

18th February 2021

We have been working hard to answer your questions regarding our new site and managing your memberships online. Before you contact the Membership Secretary, please...

Exchanged Journals From Other Societies

10th February 2021

For a number of years we have exchanged our published journals with a selection of other Family History Societies. Some of those societies issue electronic...