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Other Publications

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.

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Tracing Your Roman Catholic Ancestors

(Stuart A Raymond)  The aim of this book is to identify the sources needed to trace Catholic family and local history in England and Wales. It begins by outlining the history and structure of English Catholicism.  Sources are scattered in…..

£14.99

Tracing Your Ancestors through the Equity Courts

(Susan T Moore)  The records of the Courts of Equity, which deal with cases of fairness rather than the law, are among the most detailed, extensive and revealing of all the legal documents historians can consult, yet they are often…..

£14.99

Tracing Your Georgian Ancestors 1714-1837

(John Wintrip)  This period is before the censuses and civil registration, and so more difficult to research. The book provides a description of aspects of  life in the Georgian period, and a detailed guide to the variety of the genealogically…..

£14.99

Divorced, Bigamist, Bereaved?

(Rebecca Probert) The family historian?s guide to marital breakdown, separation, widowhood, and remarriage: from 1600 to the 1970s. A follow-up to Rebecca?s earlier title Marriage Law for Genealogists, that looks at lives which did not meet the common pattern of…..

£9.99

Marriage Law for Genealogists – The Definitive Guide. Second edition.

(Rebecca Probert) A second edition of the author’s guide for everyone tracing the marriages of their English and Welsh ancestors between 1600 and the 20th century. Examines changes over time: who could marry whom, the basic formalities of marriage, requirements…..

£10.00

Suffolk Millers, Directory of

(Eileen Blythe)  A listing of all the known mills in Suffolk and their millers at various times. Includes several well-reproduced photographs. 56 pages.  Soft covers.

£4.50

Along the River Frome DVD – Part 1, Evershot to Dorchester

The programme follows the course of the River Frome from Evershot, the second highest village in Dorset, down through Maiden Newton and on to the County Town of Dorchester.  Bonny Sartin of the Dorset folk group The Yetties presents and…..

£14.95

Along the River Frome DVD – Part 2, Dorchester to Poole Harbour

The programme finds us winding our way further down the beautiful Frome Valley from the County Town of Dorchester through some of Dorset’s prettiest hamlets and villages on to Wareham and Poole Harbour.  Bonny Sartin of the Dorset folk group…..

£14.95