The Society's Staff & Volunteers

Tay Valley FHS is run solely by a large number of volunteers: those who staff the centre on a daily basis, those who perform various supporting roles, people working on projects, members of Council and of other committees/groups.

OFFICE BEARERS AND MEMBERS OF COUNCIL

Person Position
  Honorary President
David Dobson Hon. Vice-President
Douglas Soutar Hon. Vice-President
George Watson Chair
Jenny Blain Deputy Chair
Peter McBride Hon Treasurer
Evelyn Radford Hon  Secretary
Violet Jardine Hon Editor
Vacant Hon Publications Co-ordinator
Christine Bailey Bookshop
Murray Nicoll Council Member
Louise Bowles Council Member
Ken Kennedy Council Member
Helen Kennedy Council Member
Thelma Thornton Council Member
Evelyn Radford Council Member

 

Correspondence related to the following topics should be addressed to the relevant Staff Member at

Tay Valley Family History Society
179 - 181 Princes Street
Dundee
DD4 6DQ
Scotland, UK

Alternatively, if emailing us by means of the Contact Us form, please use the indicated Subject

Topic Staff Member Email Subject
General Enquiries Murray Nicoll General Enquiries
Membership (Subscription enquiries, address changes & general queries) Rod & Anne Mackinnon Membership Enquiries
(not payments)
Research Requests Thelma Thornton Research Enquiries
Bookshop Manager Christine Bailey Bookshop Enquiries
Journal Violet Jardine Historian Enquiries
Library (enquiries and donations of books, documents, etc.) Helen Kennedy  General Enquiries
Volunteer Co-ordinator Clare Nicoll General Enquiries
Publicity & completed Pedigree Charts Barrie Jack General Enquiries
Website Fred Connor Website Enquiries
Graveyard Recording Murray Nicoll General Enquiries

 

 Latest News

Webmaster's Jottings2021-06-28 When contacting centre

The AGM this year will be via Zoom, and will be held on Tuesday 23rd November 2021, at 20.00 GMT. Continue reading >

Tay Valley Family History Society continues our series of online talks for our members, of which this is the fifth, Our
newest talk is by our guest Jennifer Jolly, on 'Diana Rae, sea-captain's widow and her family’. Jennifer was researching 'at a distance' using materials online, and she gives much detail about
the resources she used, the places in her story (Montrose, St Cyrus, Edzell), the work of cross-
referencing to check 'facts' and even the way she has organised the materials she found. Lots
of tips here for all family researchers! The story of the research shows how persistence pays off
- and how answering one research question leads on to another! Available at  https://youtu.be/h-NUnNxTkWM

There is a Q&A zoom on this one, for which registration is available on our Members Noticeboard. Passed talks are also available on the Members Noticeboard. For access to this, you will be required to use your members access password to log in.

 Also, here is a video from David Dobson, our vice-president, promoting his new book on doing Family History, entitled "Scottish Genealogy: The Basics and Beyond". This is also on Youtube so you can view it at this link: https://youtu.be/lcxAgOFPUCU

  Doors Open Days 2021 - Continue Reading

Historian 119, June 2021

Historian 119 eJournal has been uploaded to the website and has been sent out to those who have requested the electronic version. We have been experiencing problems with our outgoing email, specifically btinternet addresses. If you have not received it, please email [email protected].

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