Your Family History
The Gift of Heritage
Choosing gifts for your family and loved ones can
sometimes be a difficult and frustrating task, finding a
gift that has real meaning as well, is even more challenging.
So why not choose the gift of heritage for your family
members? It is something that all the family can share and
be a part of and most importantly, they will treasure it
The Family History Box, for the safe storage of your
Memories, about you, your History, your Family's History ,
your stories, your experiences. All safe for Generations .
- Boxes to keep your Families memorabilia etc. you
may simply keep family pictures or letters or any of the
hundred of other items that we all keep at home that
tell the story about a part of your life or the lives of
the members of our family .You can organise and arrange
the contents in a practical manor such as
chronologically or by family group. It could include
memorabilia or pictures of an entire life or of a single
important event or a special theme.
- Sheets and Quiz cards for your personal notes
,thoughts and facts . Make notes or talk about your
pleasant memories, favourite times, and things you
appreciate in your life .Why not pass on to the next
generation the gift of your experience ,knowledge with
advice about life, faith, raising children, etc. in the
sheets provided personal "wisdom" on each page. You can
include Family sayings ,traditions that were handed down
Memorabilia and mementoes are really triggers of recall
to experiences or events in the past.
In amongst the things
that you keep at home are an extraordinary bank of stories.
Take an old picture that you have, do you always remember,
who is in it, where was it taken, when and why you were all
there? An old concert ticket that you may keep , Why was
All of the memorabilia or mementoes etc that you keep, are
there as tangible artefacts of an experience that you want
These items are often amongst your most
valuable possessions. It is because you attach such
importance to these items that you must preserve them well
and share the memories that are attached to these items with
To an individual the things that we keep are
representative of the purpose and value of a lifetime.
Limited only by those items that you choose to keep for
the next generation, the Family History Box represents the
perfect place to showcase and protect all your families
precious memories and heirlooms. Everybody does have a
history and there are many stories and experiences to share.
The growth and interest in Family History generally has been
fuel by our need to understand ourselves better and
understand our family circumstances from times gone by. This
is also demonstrated in the growth of the hobby of
You may find this link to the Federation of Family History
Society’s web site very useful
The Family History Society