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Somerset & Dorset
Family History Society

West Dorset Group


Brick Walls session Following our popular session last year when members sent in their brick walls for help and bright ideas, we thought we’d have another So look out for the email asking for your vexing questions about your ancestors and send them in Again, it will be on a first come first served basis and I’m giving people time to pull together their existing research and for researchers to tackle them Don’t forget to tell us exactly what your question is and what sources you’ve...

‘Dear Mother’: a postal journey through WW1

'Dear Mother': a postal journey through WW1' by Sheila Meaney Sheila Meaney is a well known local speaker whose talk will be based around a collection of postcards that were sent by soldiers back to their families during the First World War If you've already emailed Jane in order to attend 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, shortly before the meeting Otherwise, do contact her...

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