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Oxfordshire Family History Society

Do you have ancestors from Oxfordshire?
We have resources for everyone researching genealogy in Oxfordshire.

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Next Meeting – Monday 6 October – Running a Community Collection Event

Can't get to our meetings?
Check your other opportunities to meet OFHS.
Oxfordshire FHS – Family History Fair
Saturday 4 October 2014
10am – 4pm
Marlborough School, Woodstock
Current journal cover

August 2014 Journal

Members (you can join here) have now been sent the April Journal.

The cover image (left) of the August 2014 issue of our Journal links to a PDF 'taster' edition of this journal. This 'taster' includes details of this photograph.

To see the taster edition of some previous journals, see the journal category on our news site

New (July 2014)

MI CD for South Newington

migration animation

 

New for May 2014:

Animated surname migration map

(but only for Oxfordshire!)

Elizabeth Simpson Award 2013 - Overall WinnerElizabeth Simpson Award 2013 - Overall Winner

Well done Sue and Rosemary!

At their AGM on 22 March, the FFHS awarded the Oxfordshire Family Historian First Place in the Large Societies category and Overall Winner of the Elizabeth Simpson Award.

Here's our 'sampler' PDF of the winning issue.

A new edition of our Oxfordshire Parish Records Date Finder is now available.

This comes as 12 A5 pages which can be printed as a booklet (if your computer & printer cooperate!) There are two versions, one ordered alphabetically by parish and one ordered by the code of CD on which the transcripts are published.

Members: note that the latter CD-ordered version will form part of the Members' Handbook which will accompany your April journal.

February 2014:
Bookstall updated

Two new Oxfordshire Black Sheep Publications are now available.

(Left) Childhood Secrets: Oxfordshire children sent to Industrial Schools in Bristol, Cheshire, Essex, London, Surrey and Sussex ; Volume Ten.

(Right) Oxford Prison Employees 1809-1926


Quick
Links:
OXF History Centre Westgate Library BRO VCH TNA SoG FFHS GENUKI
Heritage Search More Links: Finding Your Ancestors On The Internet
OXF History Centre Facts Sheets: Church of England Records Maps Running the county

facebookYou can meet the Oxfordshire Family History Society at the following regular times and places. (Note that helpdesk sessions are subject to volunteer availability and may have to be changed at short notice.)
Monthly (but not August & December) on the 4th Monday evening Regular meetings in the Exeter Hall Kidlington, OXF
Alternate (even numbered) months on the 1st Monday evening Computer Group meetings in the Exeter Hall Kidlington, OXF
Every Tuesday and Thursday, and some Saturdays Helpdesk in the Oxfordshire History Centre at St Luke's, Cowley Oxford
Every Tuesday (pm only), Wednesday, Thursday and Friday Helpdesk in the Central Library (upstairs in the old Oxfordshire Studies area) Oxford
Fourth Saturday of each month (10am–2pm) Helpdesk in Abingdon Library (upstairs in the local and family history area) Abingdon, OXF
The Oxfordshire Family History Society will be attending the following Family History Events over the coming months. This is a chance for the Society to meet up with some of the members who don't actually live in Oxfordshire.
2014    
Saturday 4 October Our Own: Oxfordshire FHS Family History Fair Woodstock, OXF
Sunday 12 October Hampshire Genealogical Society Family History Fair & Open Day Basingstoke, HAM
Saturday 1 November West Surrey FHS Family History Fair & Open Day Woking, SRY
For the "bigger picture" of Family History events around the UK (and some beyond) look at the GENUKI diary page GENEVA.

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