Who are we?

  • The Family History Society of Cheshire (FHSC) was founded in 1969 to advance the study of family history and genealogy.
  • The Society is a member of the Federation of Family History Societies and also the North West Group of Family History Societies.
  • All our officers and officials are unpaid volunteers, helping in their spare time.
  • We produce a large number of Publications relating to Cheshire family history.
  • Why you should join

  • Four copies a year of our ‘Award Winning’ magazine the Cheshire Ancestor.
  • Members only web site content e.g., research guides and information.
  • Surnames interests being researched by other members.
  • Help from our Volunteers at our two well stocked libraries/research centres.
  • An interesting programme of events throughout the year at group meetings.
  • Help and advice at group meetings and via the online forum.
  • Where are our groups?

    See the Groups menu above to find the locations of all our groups across the county.

    Featured Events

    Weaver Methodist Church was founded in 1899 as the United Methodist Free Church. This transcription of the Monumental Inscriptions of the gravestones in the graveyard was carried out by members of the Family History Society of Cheshire.

    Download - Darnhall Weaver Methodist Church MI
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