LoginRegister About us Contact us Terms & Conditions


Welcome to Weston-super-Mare & District Family History Society. If you live nearby or have an interest in families in or from this area of Somerset you will find plenty to help you here.  Just click on the map to see the area and a list of Parishes covered by this Society.

70 parishes in North Somerset covered by Weston-super-Mare & District Family History SocietyFounded in 1983, we have a growing and active membership

Join us NOW 

The July 2020 issue of our Journal, Buckets & Spades is now available to view.

PLEASE NOTE:- COVID Restrictions

  1. All  Society Meetings are cancelled - unless by Zoom
  2. The Free Help Sessions on Saturday afternoons have been cancelled until further notice

MONTHLY NEWSLETTERS                        

The October 2020 Newsletter  reviews some of the benefits of joining our society and suggests some ways in which members can keep up to date with their research.  In view of current discussions - Did a Vicar of Uphill own slaves?

Our Free Websites page provides information about a variety of websites that are free to view. If you can recommend any to be added to this list please let us know.

May they Rest in Peace - A new book commemorating the men of Bleadon, Hutton & Locking who gave their lives in the First World War. - Only a few left! - Details here.

Facebook LogoFollow us on Facebook

New Surnames

1 months 24 days ago
1 months 24 days ago
Stark / Starks
1 months 24 days ago
1 months 25 days ago
3 months 0 day ago


Our Full Members have access to our library material, and all of our research aids in the form of parish transcripts, and a range of other transcripts. There are further benefits to becoming a Full Member, such as viewing (and downloading) our Journals that have been published over the years - see our Membership page for more details. We look forward to you joining us, and even meeting you at one of our 10 Monthly Meetings - should you decide great value full membership is for you.

Forthcoming Events

Society Meeting
Tuesday, 27th October, 2020 19:00 - 21:00
Society Meeting
Tuesday, 24th November, 2020 19:00 - 21:00
<- View calendar for more

Recent Comments

0 hours 28 minutes 25 seconds ago
4 days ago
4 days ago
5 days ago
9 days ago
Witnesses at weddings
10 days ago
11 days ago
12 days ago
more comments

Website written and designed by:
Weston IT Solutions
Copyright (c) 2018