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Future Meetings

AGM & GM - 18 March 2017

The Annual General Meeting and General Meeting will be held on Saturday 18th March 2017 at City Hall, Gorsedd Gardens Road, Cardiff CF10 3ND. The Annual General Meeting will commence at 1.30pm promptly immediately followed by the General Meeting.

Further details will be made available nearer the time.

Recent Meetings

GM at Royal Air Force Museum London 24 September 2016


The Royal Air Force Museum London 'tells the story of the people who moulded the world of aviation from the daredevil early aviators to wartime heroes and the thousands of ordinary Service men and women who have served in the RAF and whose contribution has shaped the world that we live in today'. The Halton Gallery was the venue for our General Meeting.

Following lunch, representatives of 20 member societies had the opportunity to hear Nina Hadaway, Curator of Documents speak about 'Family History at the RAF Museum'. She gave an interesting talk and answered a number of questions from members keen to find out more about their ancestors who had served with the RAF.

The business meeting in the afternoon gave members the opportunity to discuss current issues with members of the FFHS Executive Committee and seek the opinions of fellow officers from other member societies.

Member societies can consult the draft minutes of the meeting by visiting the members only area of this site.

AGM at Manchester Town Hall 19 March 2016

Manchester Town Hall is one of the most imposing edifices in the North of England. Its spacious Mayor's Parlour was the venue for our Annual General Meeting.

In the morning, representatives of 28 member societies gathered for an opportunity to meet each other and also our Trustees informally. There was also a short talk by Ann Hicks, who has recently taken on the role of Society Liaison Officer.

The business meeting in the afternoon heard from Francis Howcutt about the successful conclusion of negotiations for a new contract with FindMyPast. Over 48 million records are currently placed on the FMP site via the Federation, earning royalties for the copyright owners. All those currently using this service have been invited to come on board with the new agreement.

Member societies can consult the minutes of the meeting by visiting the members only area of this site.

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