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Somerset & Dorset
Family History Society

West Dorset Group


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...

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...

Research Your Somerset Family

Friday 25 March 2022 at 2:30 PM Research Your Somerset Family by Esther Hoyle from Somerset Archives ServiceAn introduction to the types of records that can help you put together your family tree and focuses on the records held in the Somerset Heritage Centre Family historians make up the largest percentage of Somerset Archives users With TV programmes such as “Who Do You Think You Are” and the availability of websites such as Ancestry and Find My Past, family history or genealogy...

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