Welcome to the website of the Highland Family History Society, which was established in September 1981 to promote the study of genealogy, family history and related subjects in the Highlands of Scotland. We are a voluntary organisation based in Inverness, the capital of the Scottish Highlands, with a worldwide membership of over 700. Our area covers the old counties of Sutherland, Ross, Inverness, and Nairn (and we retain interest in, and information about, Caithness and northern parishes of Argyll and Perth, though they now have their own local family history groups). We try to fulfil our remit by collecting and publishing information that will help anyone researching their family’s history in the Highlands, by providing help and advice to those just starting their research, and by encouraging researchers to join the society and share the fruits of their researches with other members through our monthly talks, our ever-expanding website, and our quarterly journal (which, from August 2010, has a new colourful look - click here to see it).
More information about family history in the Highlands, the Society, and our website, is available here
The Society is
based at the Highland Archive Centre (pictured above)..
For details of how to visit us there please click this line.
The Society is a
registered charity (number SCO15987).
Please note that the use of this website is subject to the Society's Terms and Conditions.
Site design by: Nigel Mackenzie