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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 13 April (NB second Monday)The Fun of Facebook for Family History

Can't get to our meetings?
Check your other opportunities to meet OFHS.

New (December 2014)

MI CD for Milcombe, St Laurence


New (November 2014)

MI CD for Standlake, St Giles


Current journal cover

December 2014 Journal

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

The cover image (left) of the December 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.

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)
NB Please ring the library to book a slot with the advisor.
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.
Thursday 16 April – Saturday 18 April Who Do You Think You Are? - Live NEC, Birmingham
Two tickets for WDYTYA can be purchased at a discounted rate of £26. Single tickets are £16 in advance or £22 on the door. These can be bought from their website or by phone 0844 873 7330 and quoting EX2426. This offer ends on 3 April.
— NB: £2.25 transaction fee applies.
Saturday 3 October Our Own: Oxfordshire FHS Family History Fair Woodstock, OXF
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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