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Scottish Association of Family History Societies
The Scottish Association of Family History Societies (SAFHS)
The Scottish Association of Family History Societies (SAFHS) promotes the study of Scottish family history. Its membership includes family history societies in Scotland. The SAFHS is a sister organisation of the Federation of Family History Societies.
To learn more about SAFHS visit their website http://www.safhs.org.uk/
Explore the societies' members' records on Findmypast
- The Aberdeen & North-East Scotland Family History The society promotes the study of genealogy in northeast Scotland and covers the old counties of Aberdeenshire, Banffshire, Kincardineshire and Morayshire. To learn more about ANESFHS visit their website. The society has contributed the following records to Findmypast.
- Dumfries & Galloway Family History Society The society covers the three counties of South West Scotland – Dumfriesshire, Kirkcudbrightshire and Wigtownshire. The Society was established in 1987. Its aim is to promote the study of family history and is run by volunteers. The society currently has close to 900 members world-wide. Its newsletters, published three times a year, offer members the chance to publish interests and queries, allowing other members to offer assistance. It also has a well-resourced research centre in Dumfries with a library, microfilm and microfiche of Old Parochial Registers, Census data, newspaper indexes and much more. To learn more about Dumfries & Galloway Family History Society visit their website.
- Tay Valley Family History Society The society was founded in 1980 with 140 members, and aims to promote the study of family history and genealogy throughout the Tay Valley, which includes the former counties of Dundee, Angus, Fife, Kinross and Perthshire in Scotland. Tay Valley FHS was only the third local group to be formed in Scotland. Members are encouraged to do their own research, but knowledgeable volunteer staff can provide guidance and assistance as necessary. Volunteers also contribute to recording local graveyard inscriptions, and CDs of the records are available for sale at the centre and on the Tay Valley Family History Society website.