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The Lothians FHS AGM
The Lothians FHS AGM is being held at the Lasswade Centre Library in Bonnyrigg on 10th June 2015 at 7.00 pm. It is hoped that a good turnout of members will attend the AGM and the get together afterwards. There will be wine, soft drinks and finger food/nibbles and a chance to meet up and chat with other members. This year two Family History Societies have closed through lack of volunteers. At the moment we are in need of a Treasurer. If you feel this would be role that you could take on, please contact us - but please do not be put off attending by the thought of being on Committee - you can always say no!! We would also appreciate suggestions about how you would like the Society run:for example the time of talks (afternoon or evening), whether or not you could volunteer, ideas on what you would like to see on the website etc. please send us your thoughts even if you can't attend the AGM. There will be a selection of our publications and CDs for sale on the night.New members are welcome and can join on the night or through www.parishchest.com
Whether you are a novice or an accomplished researcher the LFHS is here to help you. If you live locally or at a great distant our Society is committed to help you in your quest for knowledge about your family tree. We do not cover the City of Edinburgh but many of the current areas do come within the remit of the Lothians in days gone past. The Society is located close to the Scottish Capital, Register House and National Archives and our local researchers may be the key to helping you solve your ‘brick wall’.
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