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Royston and District Family History Society is based in Royston, a market town in Hertfordshire, and serves the district around it which also covers parts of Cambridgeshire and Essex.

This web site offers information on the Society, its members’ interests, its publications and links to Images local, nation and international.

Inside you’ll find information on -

  • The Society’s history and aims
  • Its programme of events
  • Its journal and other publications
  • Its members’ interests and how to become a member
  • Contacts and links to others sites

Use the links above to access the site’s content.

Please come in and look around.


Royston and District Family History Society is a member of the Federation of Family History Societies.

The content of this site is copyright of Royston and District Family History Society unless otherwise stated.

Next Meeting

We have no meeting in December: the next talk will be at our January meeting

Monday 18th January 2016, at 8pm

Scholars and Bedders

:A talk about life above and below stairs in Cambridge Colleges. Giben by Honor Ridout.

Future events

See the events page for a list of all our 2015/2016 meetings.

Original site concept and design by Michael Wright, visit www.frierley.com

now maintained by Peter Jackson






Stop press

The GRO is consulting regarding the certificate services it provides to the family history community. It extends an invitation to an informal meeting with representatives from GRO on 21 December 2015 at 1.30pm at the Home Office, 2 Marsham Street, London. Places are limited, if you are interested to take this up contact Shirley Padden
shirley.padden@gro.gsi.gov.uk to book a place.



Royston and District Family History Society