| The Aberdeen & North-East Scotland Family History Society exists to
assist and promote the study of genealogy and family history
based on the North-East corner of Scotland. This
area covers the old counties of Aberdeenshire, Banffshire,
Kincardineshire and Morayshire.
The Society owns premises in the centre of Aberdeen with a well stocked library and a huge selection of microfilm, microfiche and CD resources.
The Society holds regular meetings throughout the year, covering many topics of interest to family historians. Meetings are held in Aberdeen, Edinburgh, Elgin, Glasgow and in the West Midlands of England.
To learn more about the Society, follow the links below or see here for full details.
The Society is a registered charity and was founded in 1978.
Looking for a gravestone in the North-East? Here is the online index to our Memorial Inscriptions. View the other searchable datasets in our databank.
Some of our printed MI booklets are now also available in Kindle format - details here.
You can find full details of our membership subscription rates here. Also, see the following links:
Here is the full programme of Society Meetings. There is also a general Events Diary of interest to NE Scotland family historians.
The Society publishes a quarterly Journal, which is issued free to members.
The Society publishes and distributes a large number of publications. Details of all the Society's publications are available online.
If you want to visit us, then you will find the opening hours for our Research Centre are listed here.
Family Tree Prints
We can print your family tree on 2ft or 3ft paper roll, up to 50ft long. See here for details.
Details for submitting your charts are here.
The Society is a charity, registered in Scotland No. SC012478 SCIO. The current status is that of an 'unincorporated voluntary association'. It is proposed that we change to the new 'incorporated voluntary organisation' charitable status. Read more about this here.
Here you will find all our mail and email contact addresses.
There is a selection of related Web links and details of our members' e-mail discussion list on our links page.
Our Joining, Direct Debit, and Gift Aid forms, Ancestor Chart Index, Publications List and useful Information Booklet are available on our downloads page.
We can carry out research for members who live outwith the Aberdeen area. For details of our charges see here.
Please note that the ABERDEEN & N.E. SCOTLAND FHS covers Aberdeenshire, Banffshire, Kincardineshire and Morayshire. The Highland FHS covers from Nairn, north to Caithness. The Tay Valley FHS covers Angus and Perthshire.
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