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Oxfordshire Family History Society

Do you have ancestors from Oxfordshire?
We have resources for everyone researching genealogy in Oxfordshire.
Have a look at our Introduction to OFHS.

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August 2015 Journal

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

The cover image (left) of the August 2015 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

This issue includes a piece about a puzzling headstone, Alan has put some ideas and colour pictures onto our web site.

New in April 2015

Oxford City Cemeteries
– Botley, Headington, Rose Hill, Wolvercote –
Grave Registers
transcribed and indexed on CD


++ Bookstall Updated ++


MI CD for Hailey


We now have 38 MI CDs available

Parish Register Transcripts - dates covered
This PDF of the sales pages from our 2015 Members' Handbook details, CD by CD the dates covered by our transcriptions. Note the data was correct in March 2015.

We also have a new web page detailing the parish by parish coverage of our Search Service.

It is important to note that for various reasons the coverage dates for our transcripts may not match those of our Search Service.

New (December 2014)

MI CD for Milcombe, St Laurence


New (November 2014)

MI CD for Standlake, St Giles


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
Times may vary but generally 10am-4pm.
Helpdesk in the Oxfordshire History Centre at St Luke's, Cowley Oxford
Every Tuesday (pm), Wednesday, Thursday (to 1pm) and Friday. Exact times vary according to bus times. Helpdesk in the Central Library (upstairs in the old Oxfordshire Studies area) Oxford

Fourth Saturday of each month (10am–2pm).
NB Please ring the library to book a slot with the advisor.

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.
Thursday 7 April – Saturday 9 April Who Do You Think You Are? - Live NEC, Birmingham
Saturday 1 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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