Due to the refurbishment of Paisley Museum, Renfrewshire Family History Society  will now be holding its meetings at  UWS  –  the UNIVERSITY of the WEST of SCOTLAND,  Room L208 PAISLEY PA1 2BE.

All meetings except where intimated are going to be held at UWS, PAISLEY at 7:15pm. Speakers and Subjects are listed for each monthly meeting.

You will also find directions and access at the bottom of this page.


Thursday, 20th September 2018

Louise Turner (Author/Archaeologist), “Medieval Renfrewshire and Beyond – The Semphills

Thursday, 18th October 2018

Angela Ronald, “Poor Law Records, Renfrewshire”

Thursday, 15th November 2018

Neil Fraser (Heritage Directorate-Historic Environment Scotland), SCRAN – Photographics

Thursday, 6th December 2018

Members Evening – A fun night for all

Thursday, 17th January 2019

Jill Williams, “Irish Records”

Thursday, 21th February 2019

To be arranged

Thursday, 21th March 2019

To be arranged

Thursday, 18th April 2019

To be arranged

Thursday, 16th May 2019

Annual General Meeting

Thursday, 20th June 2019

To be arranged


UWS Room L208 Elles Building, is only minutes from Paisley Gilmour Street Train Station, which is just 10 minutes by regular rail service from Glasgow Central Station.


UWS Paisley Location map


UWS Paisley Campus Map L208



There is no dedicated parking for 9 High Street, Paisley

On-street parking is available nearby.


The address for any postal enquiries is:

Renfrewshire Family History Society,
c/o 51 Mathie Crescent,
PA19 1YU