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Our Archive and Search Room is closed until further notice due to the Corona virus/Covid-19. Keep up to date via our Facebook page and Twitter.

What's On - Forthcoming Events

We warmly invite you to attend talks whether you are a member or not. Doors open at 2pm. The meeting begins at 2.30pm.
There is no admission charge but donations are welcome.
We'll have a range of family history publications available to buy.
Light refreshments (donation expected) available after the talks.
If you have a problem with your family history, please discuss it (no charge) with one of our volunteers.
Except where otherwise indicated, meetings are held in St. Peterís (Scottish Episcopal) Church Hall, Parsonage Road, Galashiels, TD1 3HS (inside the church grounds.)
See this map for directions.
If you're coming by bus, ask for the St Peter's School (Galashiels) bus stop; the Church Hall is less than 2 minutes walk.
The Church Hall is about 12 minutes walk from our Archive and about 16 minutes walk from the Bus Station or the Railway Station.

Speakers at meetings occasionally need to be changed at the last minute, due to circumstances beyond our control.

Sunday, 29 March 2020 - Society Meeting The Scottish Soldier in WWI by Sir Hew Strachan, St Peterís Church Hall, Parsonage Road, Galashiels, TD1 3HS

This meeting is cancelled due to the Corona virus/Covid-19.

Sir Hew Strachan is a military historian, well known for his work on the administration of the British Army and the history of the First World War and a very interesting and engaging speaker.

Saturday, 18 April 2020 - SAFHS Family History Conference and Fair in the Brunton Hall, Musselburgh

This conference is cancelled due to the Corona virus/Covid-19.

Sunday, 26 April 2020 - Society Meeting Poaching and the Game Laws in South-East Scotland by David McLean, St Peterís Church Hall, Parsonage Road, Galashiels, TD1 3HS

The speaker has cancelled.

Sunday, 31 May 2020 - AGM & Society Meeting Picture Postcards - the social networking tool of the early twentieth century by Pat Littlewood , St Peterís Church Hall, Parsonage Road, Galashiels, TD1 3HS

See this map for directions.