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Historically the Society has organised two one-day meetings in various parts of the country each year, together with an Annual General Meeting in or near London during 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!


2021 Zoom Annual General Meeting,
Plus:- Quaker Wills Project presentation, Quaker Family History Quiz and Discussion

Saturday 5th June 2021 at 7:00pm BST (19:00 UTC+1).


you will need to register to attend, so that you can be sure of receiving a Zoom link.
Please email secretary@qfhs.co.uk to register.
AGM Agenda
  • Apologies
  • Minutes of AGM held on 8 June 2019
  • Matters arising from the minutes
  • Presentation and adoption of the Annual Report (Chair/Secretary)
  • Presentation and adoption of the Accounts (Acting Treasurer)
  • To appoint the Independent Examiner for 2021
  • Election of the Honorary Officers and Committee
  • Resolutions (see Agenda insert for the text)
  • Date of the next Annual General Meeting

  • If you would like to attend, please contact QFHS here secretary@QFHS.co.uk to request the Zoom link giving
  • your name
  • contact email
  • Donít worry Ė you will be emailed instructions telling you how to join before the event.

    We would very much welcome nominations in advance, if you wish to stand for election to the management committee, or wish to stand for any of the officer posts. If you are interested, but unable to attend for any reason, please do let us know (same email address) if you wish to appoint a proxy to vote on your behalf - you can either name a proxy, or just specify that you want the Chair to vote on your behalf.
    Every member who registers will count toward the quorum for this meeting, so do please register, so that we can be sure of a good turnout!

    This year, because of the pandemic, there will be no guest speakers. Instead
  • we will be holding a QUIZ, on the subject of Quaker family history.
           There will be a prize for the winner: a year's free QFHS membership!
            As the saying goes, though: You have to be in it to win it!
  • a short presentation on the QFHS wills by the Project Coordinator - Christopher Farrand
  • a discussion of how QFHS members want to meet in future:
    - what sort of meetings
    - in what format
    - at what frequency, and so on.

    We look forward to meeting you!
  • QFHS Margaret Bennett Small Research Award, 2021

    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 2022 award, a grant of up to £750 to support such research projects. For full details and an application form (click here).



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