Publication Update

An updated Publication List and Order Form (May 2021) are now available on the Downloads page of the RESOURCES menu.

The latest book released is Balmaghie New Cemetery Memorial Inscriptions. You can also visit our Publications page for more details.

In view of the restrictions we have had to impose as a result of Coronavirus, we are still unable to open our Research Centre and to complete any Mail Orders. However, our Online Shop is available where you will be able to purchase PDFs of all of our own publications and Newsletters, and pay for them using PayPal.

Gravestone Photographs

On 14th April we announced we would begin to sell gravestone photographs from our Graveyard Photographic Project. Initially, this will initially only be for Balmaghie Churchyard  and 2 Wanlockhead graveyards but for full details see our PHOTOGRAPHS article under the RESOURCES menu.

Zoom Talk (April 2021)

Our next Zoom Talk for members will be at 8pm UK time on Wednesday 14th April 2021.

If you have registered for a “repeat” subscription you will automatically receive an invitation link on 13th April. Alternatively, if you are interested in joining the Zoom Talk please send an email to with your details including Location and Membership Number. If you do not have your membership number then please email either the UK Membership Secretary or the Overseas Membership Secretary who will be able to provide it to you.

Please include any question you may have to enable us to prepare an answer. Written questions will take precedence.

This meeting has been scheduled to allow members from Canada and USA to take part. We expect the meeting to last 90 minutes. Details of meetings and agendas are published on our Syllabus page.

Notice of AGM

Notice is hereby given that the AGM of the Dumfries & Galloway Family History Society will be held in via Zoom on Wednesday 14th April at 8.00pm. Anyone wishing to attend, please send your email address and membership number to Zoom invites will be issued on 13th April.

The Secretary shall receive nominations for Office Bearers and Council members not less than 21 days prior to the AGM. Likewise anyone wishing to include items for the Agenda should contact the Secretary not less than 21 days prior to the AGM.