Devon Family History Society

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Devon Family History Society

Contact Information[edit | edit source]

Address: Unit1, 7-9 King Street, Exeter, Devon, England, EX1 1BQ
Telephone: 01392 433212
Hours of Operation: Mon & Tues 10.30-16.00, Thurs 10.30-15.30
Directions/Parking Map: Devon Family History Society

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Devon Family History Society
Established 1976
Contact Info
Address PO Box 9, Exeter, England, EX2 6YP

The Devon Family History Society offers the following services online:

  • Publications for sale
  • Surnames database
  • On-going projects
  • Newsletter and journal
  • Look-up or research service

Benefits of Membership in Local Family History Societies[edit | edit source]

The following advantages and benefits of joining a local family history society will help you extend your pedigree and grow your knowledge and research skills in each England county:

  1. One of the best ways to discover other (distant) relatives, with whom to collaborate on family lines.
  2. Learn about events and local history which directly affected your ancestors.
  3. Know how/what effective search strategies and other critical approaches to employ in your research.
  4. Obtain numerous ideas for helping you overcome brickwalls in constructing your genealogy.
  5. Learn about, use, help create critical products being compiled by each society, such as transcribing or indexing churchyard, marriage, baptism, census, military, occupation, and etc records of the area or county, perhaps even helping to build data content for your parish[es] of interest (i.e.index) if desired.
  6. Purchase books, CDs, microfiche, or the services of knowledgeable and experienced local residents to perform "lookup" services for all those researching ancestry from remote areas around the world.
  7. Share/publish your ancestral surnames of interests for others to view and respond with help and assistance in various ways.

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