Quaker Family History Society                   for family historians with Quaker ancestors from the British Isles


Historically the Society has organised two one-day meetings in various parts of the country, together with an Annual General Meetingduring June or July. We are very sorry that this has not been possible since the Covid-19 restrictions were introduced in the spring 2020. BUT there is always a silver lining and our Zoom meetings give many more members from all over the world a chance to attend and take part!

The following QFHS Zoom Meetings August – October 2022

QFHS Zoom meetings August – October 2022

  • Saturday 13th August @ 10am BST – Sally O’Wheel will be talking about writing up family history, and especially about blogging. Illustrated by reference to her own Quaker family. There will be opportunities to ask questions. Members only.
  • Wednesday 14th September @ 7pm BST –  Brick-wall busting Q&A meeting. The committee will look at, and attempt to answer, questions sent to us in advance, which will then be thrown open for ideas/solutions from the floor. Send in your questions at least a week before the meeting to Ben Beck at secretary@qfhs.co.uk. Please note – we can offer suggestions and possibly do quick checks, but we cannot undertake research. Open to all.
  • Wednesday 5th October @ 7pm BST – Helen Shields from the Society of One-Place Studies will be talking about one-place studies, what they are & how to go about them, giving her own one-place study as an example. There will be opportunities to ask questions. Members only.

To book a place and get the link please contact Ben Beck at secretary@qfhs.co.uk quoting your membership number (if needed) by the midday preceding the date of the meeting.

There will be opportunities to ask questions after each one.
To book a place and get the link please contact Ben Beck at QFHS here secretary@qfhs.co.uk quiting your membership number (if needed) by the midday preceeding the date at the latest but preferably sooner.

Please let us know of what other subjects you would like covered n our Zoom meetings.


QFHS Margaret Bennett Small Research Award, 2023

Due to Covid19 preventing access for research there was no 2021 or 2022 award. Candidates for the 2023 award need to submit their applications by December 31st 2022.

QFHS aims to support research of interest and value to Quaker family historians, and wishes to assist projects that can fulfil this aim. Applications are invited for the 2023 award, a grant of up to £750 to support such research projects.

View full award application details, obligations and restrictions here.

***Book Sale***

The QFHS Committee has decided not to continue holding books for sale at our Meetings, especially as these have been over Zoom recently. We are therefore listing the books we have currently and invite you to either send a cheque for the appropriate amount (Paypal not available  for payment at present) or you can offer a realistic reduced amount for us to consider. For many there is just 1 copy available on a first come first served basis. Many have been held for a few years and my well be out of print now!

Attached is the list of books and price list including UK postage. If you are outside the UK there will be an extra postage cost to add on.

Bookstall current stock

If you are interested in any please contact info@QFHS.co.uk