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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

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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

20th April 2015

The Towns of North East Hertfordshire

A talk by Peter Bysouth. Peter will look at the changing provision of goods and services in four small towns, including Royston, in rural north-east Hertfordshire across the C19th.
Start 8pm, Melbourn church hall, next to the church by the cross-roads in the centre of Melbourn



Help Wanted

Occasionally, members request help in tracing family members via the Help Wanted section. Please take the time to have a look and see if you can provide any information.

News Snippets

Royston National School for Girls: If you have a subscription to FindMypast you may be interested in the logbook for the school which FMP has put online.  The original is held by HALS.  It contains a number of names of both pupils and teachers, as well as general admin information about the school. Click here to view it.

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

now maintained by Peter Jackson



Royston and District Family History Society