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Family History Society

Events

Below is a list of upcoming SDFHS events. The listing includes both online events and in-person events planned for 2021. 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.

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Upwey & Broadwey – Past Lives

Date: 10th December 2021

Time: 15:00

Location: St Aldhelm’s Church Centre, Spa Rd, Weymouth, DT3 5EW

South Dorset Group

Upwey & Broadwey – Past Lives – Sue Virgin

This has been rescheduled from August.

Colonisation of Massachusetts

Date: 20th December 2021

Time: 7:30 PM

Location: Hilda Coles Learning Centre off Crown Mead Wimborne

East Dorset Group

Christmas meeting – Short talk by John Laflin on the Colonisation of Massachusetts followed by a Quiz on USA

Christmas refreshments

The History of Portland Lighthouses

Date: 21st January 2022

Time: 15:00

Location: St Aldhelm’s Church Centre, Spa Rd, Weymouth, DT3 5EW

South Dorset Group

‘The History of Portland Lighthouses’ presented by Stuart Morris

Meetings will start with tea or coffee served at 2.55 pm, followed by the speaker shortly after

Underground Dorchester

Date: 18th February 2022

Time: 15:00

Location: St Aldhelm’s Church Centre, Spa Rd, Weymouth, DT3 5EW

South Dorset Group

‘Underground Dorchester’ presented by David Taylor

Meetings will start with tea or coffee served at 2.55 pm, followed by the speaker shortly after

Ethical dilemmas in genealogy

Date: 11th March 2022

Time: 2 PM

Location: Zoom

Online | West Dorset Group

Friday 11 March 2022 at 2 PM

With a PhD in Ethics and a background of teaching Psychology, University lecturer Dr Penny Walters, author of recently published ‘Ethical Dilemmas in Genealogy’ will discuss what ethics and morality mean, and what these have to do with genealogy. ‘I’m just compiling our family tree, what can go wrong?’

If anyone would like to join any of the zoom session, contact Jane and she will send you the details.