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    24/4/2019
    Family History Conference - Saturday, April 27th
    Family history enthusiasts from across Scotland and beyond will gather in Caithness this month for a major one-day conference.   Wick's Pulteney Centre Saturday is the venue on Saturday, April 27th for the annual conference of the Scottish Association of Family History Societies (SAFHS) under the title of Northern Roots.  
    10/4/2019
    Would You Like To Help Out At Mary Anns CottageThumbnail for article : Would You Like To Help Out At Mary Anns Cottage
    We are almost at the start of our new season at Mary Anne's Cottage in Dunnet.   Recruiting volunteers has become increasingly difficult these last few years, and with the 1st May looming we are realising that we will possibly be struggling this season with who we have; two of our regulars have opted to become ‘standby', meaning they are only able to help on an emergency basis.  
    28/2/2019
    Highland Council In Talks To Reopen Caithness HorizonsThumbnail for article : Highland Council In Talks To Reopen Caithness Horizons
    Talks have taken place on the possibility of reopening Thurso's Caithness Horizons which closed last week due to financial problems.   The operators of the museum and art gallery said increasing running costs and reduced income had made the running of the site "unsustainable".  
    9/2/2019
    Evening Talk - Castletown Lass To Australian PioneerThumbnail for article : Evening Talk - Castletown Lass To Australian Pioneer
    An evening talk revealing the fascinating story of Frances Purves (1829 - 1900) from Thurdistoft Farm.  
    1/2/2019
    Pastime From Past TimesThumbnail for article : Pastime From Past Times
    An exhibition at Castletown Heritage.  
    6/1/2019
    Caithness Family History Society's first talk of 2019Thumbnail for article : Caithness Family History Society's first talk of 2019
    Caithness Family History Society's first talk of the New Year will be in a new venue; Thurso Library.   The speaker will be Caitlin Morrison, a history teacher at Wick High School.  
    28/8/2018
    Events At Castlehill -1st September 2018
    On Saturday, 1st September 2018 we are having a brooch making day with Joanne Kaar teaching techniques etc.  There are still a few places so if you wish to take part phone 01847 821 120 which is the Centre.  
    15/4/2017
    Books From Caithness Family History SocietyThumbnail for article : Books From Caithness Family History Society
    CAITHNESS FAMILY HISTORY SOCIETY (Scottish Registered Charity No.  SC029848) has published 8 books which can help with family history research.  
    4/4/2017
    Get Help With Your Family History Search
    After its winter break, Caithness Family History Society has restarted its "help" sessions for those who would like to research their family history, or need advice on how to continue.   If you are interested, go along to the CFHS office in Caithness Horizons, Old Town Hall, Thurso, between 2pm and 4pm on any Saturday afternoon or on the last Wednesday afternoon of any month.  
    7/11/2015
    A Song Among StonesThumbnail for article : A Song Among Stones
    Castletown Heritage Centre, Harbour Road, Castletown.  Saturday 21st November 2015..