The Society’s Family History Centre in Yeovil is still closed to members and other visitors, but we are very pleased to have reopened our bookshop for online sales and orders by post, only – please do not come to the Centre to buy books.
This data has been produced to mark the 40th anniversary of the Somerset & Dorset Family History Society. It contains a complete set of all the back editions of The Greenwood Tree as text-searchable PDF files, including the 40th anniversary edition…..
New Release – Version 3 Note that the CD version does not run correctly on Apple Mac computers using operating systems above 10.4 (Tiger). However copying the files from the CD to the computer hard drive, and running from…..
Parish Registers – Baptisms 1653-1900, Marriages 1680-1900, Burials 1653-1900 Clifton Maybank Parish Registers Electoral registers for 1843, 1914 and 1920 Directories for 1859, 1865, 1903, 1923, 1935 and 1939 Quaker marriages 1658-1838, Quaker links in Bradford Abbas Rev. Wickham’s scrapbook,…..
Parish Registers: East Coker: Baptisms 1661-1888, Marriages 1560-1885, Burials 1661-1885. Note that there are gaps in all the records, particularly in marriages, from 1632 to 1713. West Coker: Baptisms 1697-1897, Marriages 1607-1837, Burials 1613-1845. Note that there are gaps in all…..
A transcription of a photocopy of a book of Poor Law Accounts, from a book has either been lost or was destroyed by Dorset archives in the early 1950s. The Name and Surname fields have been standardised to make it…..
Contains the names of the owners, lessees and occupiers of the parcels of land required by the Bristol and Exeter Railway (later part of the Great Western Railway) for the construction of the Yeovil branch line, running from Durston, near…..
Contains the names of more than 6200 individuals, taken from the Society’s collection of pedigrees and family trees, who have been combined into one ‘superfamily’ using birth and marriage records. Details are given of names, dates, locations and relationships, produced…..
Over 300 Dorset parish churches photographed and described with brief histories together with information on the location of their records. The area covered is the historical county of Dorset, so excludes churches in Bournemouth and Christchurch which were previously part…..
A series of articles taken from the Society’s journal ‘The Greenwood Tree’ about individual parishes. Many of the original articles were not illustrated, so the opportunity has been taken to add old and new photographs, many of them in colour. Note…..