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&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; This Society was founded in 1976 and members come from the UK, Australia, New Zealand, Canada and the USA. They encourage the study of family history in Cambridgeshire and the Isle of Ely. They are a registerd charity.  
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== History &nbsp; &nbsp;&nbsp; ==
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&nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; This Society was founded in 1976 with over 1400 members rom the UK, Australia, New Zealand, Canada and the USA. They encourage the study of family history in Cambridgeshire and the Isle of Ely. They are a registerd charity.
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== Contacts ==
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*Chairman: chairman@cfhs.org.uk
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*Secretary: secretary@cfhs.org.uk
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*Membership Secretary: membership@cfhs.org.uk
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*CFHS Shop and Liason Officer: bookstall@cfhs.org.uk
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*Webmaster: webmaster@cfhs.org.uk
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*Chief Research Officer: chairman@cfhs.org.uk
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*Telephone # 01223 853273 (Note not manned all the time, leave a voice mail for a return call)
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== Collections ==
  
 
&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; The Society has access to databases collected from parishes, military lists, non-conformist records, wills and so much more. Their '[http://www.cfhs.org.uk/index.cfm?tag=1 super search]' allows you to enter an ancestors name and year and search their massive collection. Once you locate the correct entry, clicking on the details will show you which database record the information is located on allowing you to order it for your own use.  
 
&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; The Society has access to databases collected from parishes, military lists, non-conformist records, wills and so much more. Their '[http://www.cfhs.org.uk/index.cfm?tag=1 super search]' allows you to enter an ancestors name and year and search their massive collection. Once you locate the correct entry, clicking on the details will show you which database record the information is located on allowing you to order it for your own use.  
  
&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; To see a complete list of their holdings, [http://www.cfhs.org.uk/shoplist.cfm click here].  
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&nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp;The Society produces a Quarterly Journal entitled ''The Journal''&nbsp;To see a complete list of their holdings, [http://www.cfhs.org.uk/shoplist.cfm click here].  
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== Special Projects ==
  
 
&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; Besides regular meetings, they have ongoing projects to increase their acquistions of records. The project lists can be viewed [http://www.cfhs.org.uk/projects.cfm here].  
 
&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; Besides regular meetings, they have ongoing projects to increase their acquistions of records. The project lists can be viewed [http://www.cfhs.org.uk/projects.cfm here].  
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== Research Assistance ==
  
 
&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; They have a volunteer coordinator that one can contact to find out where help is needed, [http://www.cfhs.org.uk/index.cfm?tag=7 click here to contact them]. The society has been transcribing and indexing records for over 30 years.  
 
&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; They have a volunteer coordinator that one can contact to find out where help is needed, [http://www.cfhs.org.uk/index.cfm?tag=7 click here to contact them]. The society has been transcribing and indexing records for over 30 years.  
  
&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; Their computer group meets every 2nd Saturday of the month at the Glebe School, to view a schedule of what is going on, [http://www.cfhs.org.uk/pdfs/newsletter.pdf check out their newsletter here]. They have also created a number of interactive resources to help anyone interested in expanding their computer usage knowledge, [http://www.cfhs.org.uk/compgrp.cfm click here to access these resources].
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== Additional Activities/Events ==
 
 
&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; A list of usefull links are made available on their website for neighbouring Family History Societies along with additional beneficial websites. [http://www.cfhs.org.uk/links.cfm To visit this page click here].
 
 
 
&nbsp; &nbsp;&nbsp; A list of their [http://www.cfhs.org.uk/index.cfm?tag=7 contacts is available here]. To consider joining this society, [http://www.cfhs.org.uk/index.cfm?tag=5 click here]. The main website is
 
  
http://www.cfhs.org.uk/  
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&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; Their computer group meets every 2nd Saturday of the month at the Glebe School, to view a schedule of what is going on, [http://www.cfhs.org.uk/pdfs/newsletter.pdf check out their newsletter here]. They have also created a number of interactive resources to help anyone interested in expanding their computer usage knowledge, [http://www.cfhs.org.uk/compgrp.cfm click here to access these resources].<br>
  
==== Additional Information ====
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== Additional Information/Links ==
  
 
*A full list of all Societies in Cambridgeshire is available through [http://genuki.org.uk/big/eng/CAM/Misc/Societies/CAMSocieties.html Genuki].&nbsp;  
 
*A full list of all Societies in Cambridgeshire is available through [http://genuki.org.uk/big/eng/CAM/Misc/Societies/CAMSocieties.html Genuki].&nbsp;  
 
*[https://www.facebook.com/CambridgeshireFHS?ref=ts&fref=ts Cambridgeshire Family History Society's Facebook Page]  
 
*[https://www.facebook.com/CambridgeshireFHS?ref=ts&fref=ts Cambridgeshire Family History Society's Facebook Page]  
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*[http://www.cfhs.org.uk/links.cfm Cambridgeshire Family History Society's use links]
 
*[http://ffhs.org.uk/ A member of the Federation of Family History Societies]  
 
*[http://ffhs.org.uk/ A member of the Federation of Family History Societies]  
 
*[http://www.cfhs.org.uk/pdfs/newsletter.pdf The Cambridgeshire Family History Society's Newsletter][http://www.cambridgeshire.gov.uk/leisure/archives/ <br>]  
 
*[http://www.cfhs.org.uk/pdfs/newsletter.pdf The Cambridgeshire Family History Society's Newsletter][http://www.cambridgeshire.gov.uk/leisure/archives/ <br>]  

Revision as of 22:00, 14 June 2013

CFHSLogo.JPG

History     

          This Society was founded in 1976 with over 1400 members rom the UK, Australia, New Zealand, Canada and the USA. They encourage the study of family history in Cambridgeshire and the Isle of Ely. They are a registerd charity.

Contacts

  • Chairman: chairman@cfhs.org.uk
  • Secretary: secretary@cfhs.org.uk
  • Membership Secretary: membership@cfhs.org.uk
  • CFHS Shop and Liason Officer: bookstall@cfhs.org.uk
  • Webmaster: webmaster@cfhs.org.uk
  • Chief Research Officer: chairman@cfhs.org.uk
  • Telephone # 01223 853273 (Note not manned all the time, leave a voice mail for a return call)

Collections

     The Society has access to databases collected from parishes, military lists, non-conformist records, wills and so much more. Their 'super search' allows you to enter an ancestors name and year and search their massive collection. Once you locate the correct entry, clicking on the details will show you which database record the information is located on allowing you to order it for your own use.

     The Society produces a Quarterly Journal entitled The Journal To see a complete list of their holdings, click here.

Special Projects

     Besides regular meetings, they have ongoing projects to increase their acquistions of records. The project lists can be viewed here.

Research Assistance

     They have a volunteer coordinator that one can contact to find out where help is needed, click here to contact them. The society has been transcribing and indexing records for over 30 years.

Additional Activities/Events

     Their computer group meets every 2nd Saturday of the month at the Glebe School, to view a schedule of what is going on, check out their newsletter here. They have also created a number of interactive resources to help anyone interested in expanding their computer usage knowledge, click here to access these resources.

Additional Information/Links