May 26 2017: Project reaches 290 members with the merger of people from the Welch surname project.
May 26 2017: A major rework of the subgroups has been completed.
Jan 01 2017: Project has over 220 members.
Jan 2016: The decision is made to merge the Welch and Walsh surname projects and rename it the Walsh-Welch-Welsh surname project. It was found that various spellings of these names are used by our families. There is also some confusion about if people that are of Welsh descent but are not surnamed Welsh should join. This is a surname project, not a general project for people of Welsh descent.
Oct 06 2004: The Walsh surname project was announced.