How can we help you? We will help you to find documented facts about the lives of your former family members which will unlock doors to your own personal family story. Although we do specialise in Somerset and Dorset and have extensive records from our two counties, our experienced Research Volunteers have skills which can help you trace your family roots, regardless of where they might have originated.
Our Family History Centre in Yeovil reopened to visitors on Thursday 12 August. Initially we will only be open in the mornings (10.00am-1.00pm) Monday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday. Since the UK government is still advising caution, and we want all our volunteers and visitors to feel safe, there are some conditions for visiting the Centre. Please click on the button to find out more.
Online talks are being hosted by some of our local Groups, giving us the opportunity to engage with our members and the family history community worldwide.
I wonder how many of us, me included, take this unique, photo packed source of information for granted? Please allow me to tell you about some recent research of mine. In September 1933 my father, Ralph Collings was fortunate indeed…..
The theme of the September edition of The Greenwood Tree is Grandfathers and members and readers provided the usual fund of great stories, this time about male ancestors several generations back. Editor Paul Radford previews the edition which has been…..