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'''Open Hours:'''  
 
'''Open Hours:'''  
  
*By appointment - 07908 472506<br>  
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*Starting Wednesday 29th January 2014<br>Wed: 2:00 - 5:30 pm&nbsp; &amp;&nbsp; 7:00 - 9:30 pm<br>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; (but not on a 5th Wednesday)<br>Thur:&nbsp; 7:30 - 9:30 pm<br><br>Sunday (for LDS&nbsp;members only)<br>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; (2nd Sunday)&nbsp; 3:30 - 5:30 pm at Cheltenham FHC<br>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; (3rd Sunday)&nbsp;&nbsp; 6:00 - 8:00 pm at Gloucester LDS&nbsp;Chapel<br> <br>
*Regular opening times will be posted for 2014 &nbsp; <br>
 
  
 
'''Holiday Schedule:'''  
 
'''Holiday Schedule:'''  
  
*Closed - August<br>
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*Closed - 1 August - 9 September&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; and&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; 5 December - 6 January 2015<br> <br>
*Closed - 5 December 2013 - 7 January 2014<br><br> <br>
 
  
 
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:*'''[[FHC Portal]]'''<br>These include: Ancestry, FindMyPast and the 19th Century British Library Newspaper Digital Archive plus other significant web sites.<br><br>  
 
:*'''[[FHC Portal]]'''<br>These include: Ancestry, FindMyPast and the 19th Century British Library Newspaper Digital Archive plus other significant web sites.<br><br>  
:*'''FamilySearch Record Collections''' -worldwide over 1,600 collections and 3 billion indexed names.<br>
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:*'''FamilySearch Record Collections''' -worldwide over 1,600 collections and 3.5 billion indexed names.<br>
  
 
==== Hardware and Equipment  ====
 
==== Hardware and Equipment  ====
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:*Four computers with access to the FHC&nbsp;Portal.  
 
:*Four computers with access to the FHC&nbsp;Portal.  
 
:*Scanner for scanning source documents and photographs.<br>  
 
:*Scanner for scanning source documents and photographs.<br>  
:*Two Microfilm Readers
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:*Two Microfilm Readers  
 
:*One Fiche Reader
 
:*One Fiche Reader
  

Revision as of 10:19, 15 January 2014


FamilySearch This article describes the services and resources available at a Family History Centre, a branch facility of the Family History Library.


The Cheltenham Family History Centre serves the public and LDS church units in Cheltenham and Gloucester plus all other church units in the LDS Cheltenham Stake that do not have their own Family History Centre.

Centre Contacts and Hours

Location:

LDS Chapel, Thirlestaine Road Cheltenham, GL53 7AS

  • Church car park will be open during opening hours.
  • Use the entrance at the car park side towards the rear of the building.

Phone:

  • 01242 523433 (during opening times)
  • 07908 472506 - Stewart Millar, FHC Director

E-mail:

  • fhc@millarweb.org

Open Hours:

  • Starting Wednesday 29th January 2014
    Wed: 2:00 - 5:30 pm  &  7:00 - 9:30 pm
             (but not on a 5th Wednesday)
    Thur:  7:30 - 9:30 pm

    Sunday (for LDS members only)
         (2nd Sunday)  3:30 - 5:30 pm at Cheltenham FHC
         (3rd Sunday)   6:00 - 8:00 pm at Gloucester LDS Chapel

Holiday Schedule:

  • Closed - 1 August - 9 September     and     5 December - 6 January 2015


Calendar and Events

Upcoming Events

Class Schedule

Staff Training Meetings


Centre Resources

Collections

Databases and Software

  • FHC Portal
    These include: Ancestry, FindMyPast and the 19th Century British Library Newspaper Digital Archive plus other significant web sites.

  • FamilySearch Record Collections -worldwide over 1,600 collections and 3.5 billion indexed names.

Hardware and Equipment

  • Four computers with access to the FHC Portal.
  • Scanner for scanning source documents and photographs.
  • Two Microfilm Readers
  • One Fiche Reader

Centre Services

Staff Research Specialties

  • England & Wales research to 1700s.
  • Use of FamilySearch Family Tree integrated with sources, photos, stories and documents.



Resources in the Local Area

Gloucestershire Family History Society

  • http://gfhs.org.uk/
  • Gloucestershire Family History Society
    Family History Centre
    Clarence Row,
    Alvin Street,
    Gloucester,
    GL1 3AH.
    Telephone: 01452 524344
    Email:help@gfhs.org.uk

Gloucestershire Archives

http://www.gloucestershire.gov.uk/archives/

  • Clarence Row
    Alvin Street
    Gloucester
    GL1 3DW
    United Kingdom
    E-mail:archives@gloucestershire.gov.uk
    Telephone:44 (0) 1452 425295



Links



Volunteer at the Centre

Ideally require volunteers with good IT skills and a keen interest in family history.