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WHAT TO DO WITH YOUR DNA RESULTS?

Members of the West Dorset group will be running a session on what to do now you’ve got your DNA results, with hints and tips from their own experience Some of you may have seen Debbie Kennett’s talk at our AGM last year, so this complements her presentation and gives you further ideas If you've already signed up for a zoom meeting this year, you won't need to contact us again We will build up a list of subscribers & send out the zoom details before the meeting If you don't get...
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‘BRITISH ARMY RECORDS BEFORE 1914:’ DORSET AND SOMERSET PEOPLE WHO JOINED THE ARMY

West Dorset Group on behalf of S&D FHS Phil Tomaselli has written extensively on military and family history He is the author of Tracing Your Second World War Ancestors and Tracing Your Air Force Ancestors He will be speaking on Dorset and Somerset people who joined the army If you've already signed up for a zoom meeting this year, you won't need to contact us again We will build up a list of subscribers & send out the zoom details, the day before the meeting If you don't get...
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BREAKING DOWN BRICK WALLS

Stop press: we've got enough brick walls to keep us going now, so no more please! Are you stuck Submit a problem or brick wall that has a Somerset or Dorset slant and our local researchers and fellow society members will tackle it Send in as much detail as you can (to Sue by Fri 1st April), including sources (of course you’ve documented everything) beforehand Paul, Helen, Jane and Ted will lead the discussion If you give us permission to keep your email address, we can contact you...
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BACK TO BASICS – WHERE TO START?

Ted Udall will take you back to the basics of family history research, so if you're starting out or want to take another look at what you researched ages ago, this is the talk for you Ted is an active member of the S&D FHS and member of the exec He runs local courses and has given talks on a range of family history topics to our groups If you give us permission to keep your email address, we can contact you about future online events and you won't need to keep emailing us  It will...
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Find My Past 1921 Census

Myko Clelland will be presenting on the newly released "1921 census and how to find your way about it" Myko Clelland is a genealogist and regional licensing manager for Findmypast He is based in Edinburgh and regularly discusses family history on television, radio, online & in printBrought to you by the West Dorset Group on behalf of S&D FHS We anticipate a lot of interest in this talk, so limiting it to members only If you wish to join this session contact Jane, quoting...
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Member and Guest Blogs Welcome

We welcome guest and member blog posts on any topic with a family history connection and invite you to send your contributions, which should include photo/photos, to the editor Barbara Elsmore