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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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History of the Nothe Fort

Date: 17th September 2021

Time: 3:00 PM

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

South Dorset Group

History of the Nothe Fort —Ian Brooke

Follow up on our recent talk on postcards

Date: 20th September 2021

Time: 7:30 PM

Location: Hilda Coles Learning Centre of the Museum of East Dorset, Wimborne

East Dorset Group

On Monday September 20th we will have a follow up on our recent talk on postcards. 5-10 minutes from volunteers on how information on postcards has helped them with their research. Time – 7.30pm for 8pm start.

What I did during Lockdown

Date: 12th October 2021

Time: 7:30 PM

Location: Holy Trinity Church, Lysander Road, Yeovil

Yeovil Group

What I did during Lockdown

The Lost Villages of Dorset

Date: 15th October 2021

Time: 3:00 PM

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

South Dorset Group

The Lost Villages of Dorset with Chris Stevens

The second oldest business in Sturminster

Date: 20th October 2021

Time: 7:30 PM

Location: The Exchange, Old Market Hill, Sturminster Newton, DT10 1FH

Blackmore Vale Group

Rob Cowley will be presenting on ‘The second oldest business in Sturminster’. What can a plumber contribute to historical records? 120 years of Sturminster Newton as seen be three generations of the Cowley family – ledgers, documents and memories of a business started in 1898.

A small charge of £4 (£3 for members) is made to help cover costs at these events.