The Society Library

As a member to the Tay Valley Family History Society, you are free to access the extensive library. Our online catalogue is currently behind with the books actually available in the Research Centre, however it still contains most of our Library holdings.

download the library pdf
(Adobe PDF, approx 1.75Mb)

How to search:

  1. Download the TVFHS Library above
  2. Once downloaded, open the file in a PDF reader
  3. Click on ( Edit > Find ), or press ( Ctrl + F ) on the keyboard
  4. A popup will appear allowing you to search through the library records.

Library Classification

The Catalogue has a column heading Class/Section. The type of document held in each section can be in the downloadable Library Classification document

 Latest News

Webmaster's Jottings2021-06-28 When contacting centre

Tay Valley Family History Society has a new series of online talks for our members. This is the fourth, 'Auntie Jean', a talk by our Vice-president Doug Soutar on events involving scandal, fraud, forgery, contumacy, desertion, and the 1772 processes instituted by Jean Chaplin, mantua-maker in Arbroath, against her spouse William Jackson, barber “sometime residing in Montrose”. This talk gives the story of what Doug found and how he found it. For more information, follow this link https://youtu.be/rdREt_PRmhM

There's no Q&A zoom for this one as it's 'summer holiday', but please, if you have queries for Doug, do send them to the usual 'talks' address, [email protected], and they will be passed on to him. 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, there 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 - here's the link: https://youtu.be/lcxAgOFPUCU

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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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