Renfrewshire Family History Society

Full details of the society can be found on their website:

Meetings held on 3rd Thursday of the month (except December)
at 7.15pm University of the West of Scotland in Block L, Room L208, Elles Building, PAISLEY  PA1 2BE

Thursday, 19th September 2019

Louise Turner (Author/Archaeologist):  “Medieval Renfrewshire and Beyond – The Semphillss”

Thursday, 17th October 2019

Angela Ronald:   “Poor Law Records, Renfrewshire”

Thursday, 21st November 2019

Alan Morrison (author): Ramblings on “Come Oan Get Aff?!”

Thursday, 12th December 2019

Members Evening – A fun night for all

Thursday, 16th January 2020

David Roberts (speaker may alter)

Thursday, 20th February 2020

Dan Sweeney: “Lost Mansions & Houses in Ayrshire”

Thursday, 19th March 2020

David Cairns: “Windyhill – The Saving of a Mackintosh Masterpiece/gem/dwelling house”

Thursday, 16th April 2020

May Allen: “History of Renfrew”

Thursday, 21st May 2020


UWS accommodation, is only minutes from Paisley Gilmour Street Train Station, which is just 10 minutes by regular rail service from Glasgow Central Station.


There is parking for non Blue Badge holders in the Paisley Campus Car Park- Entrance is in Lady Lane, just off George Street. (PA1 2LH for Sat Nav)