News

County Record Office opening arrangements

16th July 2021

We have had the following message from Richard Smout regarding the County Record Office, in Newport, Isle of Wight : The Record Office will be...

Member’s Zoom Chat Sessions – Coming Soon!

9th July 2021

Over the next three months we shall be presenting monthly member chat sessions using Zoom and, if successful, this will become a regular feature in...

Database Updates July 2021

7th July 2021

Database updates We have now incorporated two databases into our searchable database set. Newspaper BMD Announcements : transcriptions from Births Marriages and Deaths announcements from...

ODC 2021 Presentations

25th May 2021

2021 One Day Conference Presentations These are now available to view with the permission of the speakers. Check this link to see what is available...

Covid-19 / Coronavirus situation

13th May 2021

Now that some of the restrictions are being lifted, we can start to plan re-opening the Heritage Resource Centre. We intend, subject to the roadmap...

Miscellaneous Nominal Rolls

7th May 2021

Miscellaneous Nominal Rolls We have now converted a number of the Nominal Rolls and Poll Books, which were held on the Legacy website as database...

AGM Election 2021

30th April 2021

VOTING FOR THE COMMITTEE OFFICERS AND MEMBERS HAS NOW CLOSED Thanks to all who have voted. As in 2020, we are not able to hold...

Journal No 141 now available

30th April 2021

The current (No 141, May 2021) Journal is now available to members as a PDF from the website, and printed copies are being despatched.Members can...

Presentations

10th April 2021

We have now been able to make available some of the presentations we have had, including the recent talks : The Fortification of Culver Down...

Transcription project for the Coram Foundling Hospital

17th March 2021

Volunteering opportunity on behalf of the Coram's Foundling Hospital How can you help? We are on the hunt for people passionate about the past and...

Need Help with this Site or with your Membership?

18th February 2021

We have been working hard to answer your questions regarding our new site and managing your memberships online. Before you contact the Membership Secretary, please...

Exchanged Journals From Other Societies

10th February 2021

For a number of years we have exchanged our published journals with a selection of other Family History Societies. Some of those societies issue electronic...

Journal No 140 now available

30th January 2021

The current (No 140, Feb 2021) Journal is now available to members as a PDF from the website, and printed copies are being despatched.Members can...

IW Electoral Rolls

13th January 2021

A collection of images of IW Electoral Rolls from 1920-1947 is now available for members to look at. These pdf documents were indexed by Dave...

Old Isle of Wight Books and Guides

11th January 2021

We have had, for some time, copies of of a number of publications in PDF format of old books and guides, sourced from various libraries...