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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

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PLEASE NOTE:- COVID Restrictions

  1. All  Society Meetings are cancelled - Meetings are now held on Zoom - see Forthcoming Events for details
  2. The Free Help Sessions on Saturday afternoons have been cancelled until further notice

Want to Join a Zoom Meeting?      Basic instructions can be downloaded here.

MONTHLY NEWSLETTERS                        

The September 2021 Newsletter  thanks those who returned the questionnaire about the society and apologises for the problems at last zoom meeting but is pleased that you can watch the talk on video.  It considers some resources available online, recommends re-reading books, consulting Quaker Records for missing relatives and checking on arrangements now in place when visiting Archives.

 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.


New Surnames

Lansdown
12 days ago
Rew
14 days ago
VOWLES
1 months 15 days ago
TYLEY
1 months 15 days ago
DUCKETT
1 months 15 days ago

FULL MEMBERSHIP

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

Zoom Members' Meeting
Thursday, 21st October, 2021 19:00 - 21:00
Zoom Members' Meeting
Thursday, 18th November, 2021 19:00 - 21:00
Physical Members' Meeting
Wednesday, 8th December, 2021 14:30 - 17:00
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