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Welcome

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. Our last zoom meeting will be our AGM 18th November. Physical meetings will commence 2nd Wednesday of each month from 2.30pm to 5pm on 8th December at Our Lady of Lourdes Hall, Baytree Rd, Weston-super- Mare. These meetings will be live streamed for those unable to attend.
  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 November 2021 Newsletter gives details of the release of the 1921 census, looks at some new resources online, a book about Weston Scouts, schools during the past 100 years and future plans for future meetings including the AGM.

 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.


Latest Research

My great grandmother - Sarah ELLY born Bath 1839
8 days ago
Baptist Church near Rowberrow
11 days ago
Army Lists
1 months 27 days ago
Who did Samuel STOKES marry?
2 months 10 days ago
19 Broad Weir, Bristol
2 months 18 days ago

New Surnames

Atherton
1 months 2 days ago
Getsom
1 months 2 days ago
TRIMBLE
1 months 28 days ago
Lansdown
2 months 14 days ago
Rew
2 months 16 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

Physical Members' Meeting
Wednesday, 8th December, 2021 14:30 - 17:00
Physical Members' Meeting
Wednesday, 12th January, 2022 14:30 - 17:00
Physical Members' Meeting
Wednesday, 9th March, 2022 14:30 - 17:00
Physical Members' Meeting
Wednesday, 13th April, 2022 14:30 - 17:00
Physical Members' Meeting
Wednesday, 11th May, 2022 14:30 - 17:00
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