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.
Founded in 1983, we have a growing and active membership
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PLEASE NOTE:- COVID Restrictions
- All Society Meetings are cancelled - Meetings are now held on Zoom - see Forthcoming Events for details
- The Free Help Sessions on Saturday afternoons have been cancelled until further notice
The April 2021 Newsletter was published after mid-day on April 1st so you can believe every word! It considers the accuracy of online family trees, Americans in Weston and the usual Society News.
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.
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.