Chesterfield Historical Society of Virginia -Genealogy...
Genealogy Committee opened the Chesterfield Historical Society
research/reference library located at Historic Trinity Church on
Saturdays starting at 1pm. Volunteers will be on hand to assist
researchers with their how to questions or make suggestions to help
researchers break throughtheir brick walls. Come out and join
The Genealogy Committee is
abstracting Court Order Book 8, the 1860 census, and early tithables
of Chesterfield. The Committee is collecting family history -
ancestral charts with family group sheets for the file as well as
obituary notices and other newspaper articles. Charts and any copies
of documents submitted should have your name and address written on
each page. If you have an old family Bible, please consider making
copies of the family history it contains and contributing the
information to the Family History File. The library now has a
computer and indexes for various types of records are being
are available. Visit the library at the historic Trinity
Church - 10111 Iron
Bridge Road, Chesterfield, VA 23832; Phone 804-796-7121
Angie's Research Toolbox:
will be updated on an on-going basis. This site provides additional
resources for the genealogist looking for ways to research their
The Chesterfield Historical Society of Virginia (CHSV) will offer
a six-week “Beginning Genealogy Class) on Saturday mornings in the
society research library located in Historic Trinity Church, 10111
Iron Bridge Road in Chesterfield. Class will begin at 10:00a.m.The
classes are designed to offer practical, personal help in compiling
a family history. This is for beginners or those
who need help with paper management. Learn how to
organize what you have, add to it in the easiest manner, document
family tales and find your family in the census records.
Join us for an exciting trip into your family’s past and give
a treasure only you can provide.The cost is $25/person, and CHSV
members are eligible to receive a $5 discount.
Registration is required because the course is limited to 20
participants. Please register online with PayPal
www.chesterfieldhistory.com. For more
information or to volunteer, please call
instructor Betty Kot at (303) 520-2903.
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Chesterfield Historical Society of Virginia is pleased to offer assistance
with focused, limited research requests. There is no charge for patrons who
come into our library to conduct their own research, other than a minimal
copy charge. Donations, of course, are always appreciated to our non-profit
research requests that are mailed, phoned, or e-mailed, a $25.00 minimum
fee will be charged, plus $5.00 for each additional hour. We welcome
specific research requests; please e-mail to
email@example.com. Please note
that copy and mailing charges will be added to any materials that need to be
mailed via USPS. We do not undertake extensive research; for a list of
professional genealogists, please contact the Library of Virginia.
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Headquarters and research library has moved into the old historic Trinity
Church . See the
news media information. Please contact us: (804)796-7121.
Hours of Operation: Monday-Friday from 10:00 am until 4:00 pm.