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Borders Family History Society

Things to do in Galashiels Scottish Borders
Family-History-Research in Scotland

Description: Research room with micro fiche and micro film records of census returns, births, marriages and deaths.
Also information on local Borders families.
Monumental Inscriptions series for graveyards in parts of Roxburghshire and Berwickshire, recording still being carried out.
Also on-going projects on Poor Law and Police & Criminal records.

Registered Scottish Charity (SCO05531) with world wide membership.

Our Archive and Search Room is at 52 Overhaugh St, Galashiels, TD1 1DP, Scotland.

Opening Hours:
Our Archive and Search Room is open on Mondays from 6pm to 8pm, on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Fridays from 10am to 4pm.

All available research aides plus assistance.


Email: [email protected] for more information or to requestopenings outside normal times.

Additional info:
Talks are held on Sundays from September to May on topics of interest to the local and family historian. All welcome.
Details of dates and venues can be found on our website. See also our blog on the website and our facebook group.

Web link: (where appropriate):
Borders Family History Society

Places to stay nearby:

Local towns and villages:
- Galashiels

Borders Family History Society, Scotland