Lanarkshire Family History Society

The Society was founded in 1991 the aim of the society is to encourage and promote interest in family history and to provide the means whereby research will be successful. The syllabus includes talks on various subjects relating to family and local history. The society provides a program for beginners and for those unfamiliar with Scottish records. The society has a “Graveyard Group” who visit Kirk yards and Cemeteries transcribing the Monumental Inscriptions.They also have a “Projects Group” who are always transcribing old Documents and Records for the benefit of all members.

A monthly interest evening is held in the Resource Centre where members can discuss problems they are experiencing with other members. These evenings are well attended and enjoyed by the members. The 3 groups are:- “Irish Interests”, “Military Matters” and “Old Handwriting”. Each group meets on separate evenings, send an E-mail to for further information.


Please note, the address for all postal correspondence is:  Lanarkshire Family History Society C/o Motherwell Heritage Centre, Local History Room, High Road, Motherwell. North Lanarkshire. ML1 3HU

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Location: Lanarkshire Family History Society 122 - 124 Merry Street ML1 1NA

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