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Library Catalogue

13th December 2021

We have now added our Library Catalogue as a searchable database. The catalogue is a work in progress - please check with our Librarian, Hazel...

Military Tribunals

13th December 2021

We have now added the start of our indexing of Military Tribunals held on the Island during WW I. This is very much a work...

School Logs

13th December 2021

We have now added an index to names listed in the School Logs of Chillerton and Parkhurst / Hunnyhill. The entries are subject to 100...

Heritage Resource Centre Christmas Closing

22nd November 2021

We shall be on holiday over the Christmas and New Year period, so the Heritage Resource Centre will be closed from 21st December. We shall...

Wills and Probate Indexes added to the website

19th November 2021

We have now converted the Indexes to Wills and Probate for Isle of Wight men and women, from our legacy website. See the Wills Index...

Journal No 143 now available

1st November 2021

The current (No 143, November 2021) Journal is now available to members as a PDF from the website, and printed copies are being despatched.Members can...

Member’s Zoom Chat Sessions

29th September 2021

Zoom Chat Sessions continuing into 2022 We are pleased to announce that our monthly Zoom Chat sessions are being sheduled through to 2022. As we...

Strays database now incorporated

25th August 2021

We have now incorporated the Strays database into our set of searchable databases. This identifies several thousand entries of vital events relating to Isle of...

New Venue and time for our monthly meetings

4th August 2021

We have now agreed to hold our Monthly meetings at Arreton Community Hall, in the centre of the Island. We have also decided to hold...

Journal No 142 now available

1st August 2021

The current (No 142, August 2021) Journal is now available to members as a PDF from the website, and printed copies are being despatched.Members can...

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...

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...