Welcome to the Rotherham Family History Society

The Society was formed in July 1983 to bring together the Family History Community in Rotherham and the surrounding area and now has a membership of over 300 local, national and International members. It offers a forum and marketplace, which gives its members the opportunity to meet other like minded people in a friendly atmosphere conducive to the furtherment of their Genealogical interests.

Thorpe Hesley Holy Trinity Church Memorial Inscriptions with photographs

of all identifiable graves and graveyard plan.
Price £6.00 UK. £7.00 Overseas. Includes burials 1847 – 1915 on same CD.
ALSO…..Wentworth Old and New Churches Memorial Inscriptions with photographs
of all identifiable graves and graveyard plans. £7.00 UK. £8.00 Overseas.
Includes burials 1654 – 1939 on same CD. See our shop page to order.

We will be meeting as normal Thursday 6th August for a Workshop Evening, Discussion Forum, Fun Night and Quiz. The Quiz will comprise of twenty questions, 10 General Knowledge and 10 Genealogy questions.
Vistors Very Welcome.

A site visit has been arranged for Tuesday 8th September, as guests of Chris Hanby
for a tour of his recently renovated ‘Three Cranes’ on High Street.
Meet 6.45pm at Hanby’s on High Street

  …… Please Note This Visit Is Strictly Members Only ……
…… See Notices  Page For Our Visits Policy……

Society Meetings

The Liberty Church, Station Road, Masbrough, Rotherham.

7pm – 9pm

All welcome (£2 Admission charge for non-members).

Next meeting

6 August

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Researching your family history in or around Rotherham? Then why not join our friendly society and receive four quarterly issues of our award-winning journal?


Browse our online catalogue of books and CDS as well as our photograhic archive. All available to order from Rotherham FHS.