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.
Broadway House Family History Centre, our home in Yeovil, is an ideal location in the centre of the town.
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.
Are you looking for family history publications? Why not try looking in our on-line shop. We have a wide range of books and CDs relating to both Somerset and Dorset, as well as more general family-history and local-history publications.
In July 2022 Rachel Hassall, Sherborne School Archivist, was invited to examine a collection of glass plate negatives and lantern slides located in the library/muniment room in Sherborne Abbey. Rachel used a scanner to take high resolution digital images of…..
The theme of the December issue of The Greenwood Tree was the 1921 Census but members contributed articles on a wide range of other family history tales. Editor Paul Radford previews the edition which will be mailed to members at…..
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Are you researching a Fry family?
Are you a #FRY from #Cossington in #Somerset? #genealogy https://charnwoodgenealogy.wordpress.com/2017/03/29/are-you-a-fry-from-cossington-in-somerset/ via @simonivanlast
United by friendship & their passion for preserving the past, a group of family historians began collaborating on a project during the Covid lockdowns. Now the fruits of their labours are available online. Introducing the 'A Few Forgotten Women' project. https://tinyurl.com/p5t6a29h