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Somerset & Dorset
Family History Society

Events

Below is a list of upcoming SDFHS events. The listing includes both online events and in-person events planned for 2022. At present there are doubts as to whether the latter will be able to go ahead as planned, so please check in advance with the organising Group.

Poole & the secret war

Date: 20th May 2022
Time: 15:00
Location: St. Aldhelm's Church Centre, DT3 5EW
South Dorset Group

‘Poole & the secret war’ by Ed Perkins

Open Meeting

Date: 25th May 2022
Time: 19:00
Location: Williton Pavillion, Williton, Somerset TA4 4PG
West Somerset Group

Open meeting

‘BRITISH ARMY RECORDS BEFORE 1914:’ DORSET AND SOMERSET PEOPLE WHO JOINED THE ARMY

Date: 27th May 2022
Time: 14:30
Location: Zoom
Online | West Dorset Group

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 the email, or you haven’t signed up since January 2022, then do contact Jane ([email protected]) quoting your membership number, we will add you to our list, and she will send you the details.

We are always grateful for a donation towards the costs of speakers; you can find details of how to donate via the online shop page on our website at https://sdfhs.org/product-category/donations/

I DO LIKE TO BE BESIDE THE SEASIDE

Date: 11th June 2022
Time: 14:00
Location: Loders Village Hall, Loders, Bridport, DT6 3SA
West Dorset Group

Speaker: Sheila Meaney, Chair of the Bridport Heritage Forum will speak about how holidays have changed over the years. Sheila is well known locally and has been researching Bridport history for many years.

Sherborne Pub Walk

Date: 14th June 2022
Time: 19:00
Location: Sherborne Museum
Yeovil Group

June 14th: Sherborne Pub Walk with Barry Brock – meet at Sherborne Museum at 7 pm