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Welcome to Weston-super-Mare & District Family History Society.

If you have an interest in families in or from this area of Somerset you will find plenty to help you here.  

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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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.

Regular Updates

The July 2019 Update  reminds you of the Kewstoke Local History Exhibition in July, looks at a picture of Birnbeck Pier employees, considers the value of joining a Family History Society and looks forward to a talk about the W.C. & P    

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.

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Latest Research

James MILLARD c1756-1845
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Leslie & Angela HOLLOWAY
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Frederick BAKER
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Where was Mary Ann SYMMONS or SIMMONS or SYMONS in 1851?
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New Surnames

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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

Weston Library Help Sessions
Saturday, 20th July, 2019 14:00 - 15:30
Society Meeting
Tuesday, 23rd July, 2019 19:00 - 21:00
Weston Library Help Sessions
Saturday, 27th July, 2019 14:00 - 15:30
Weston Library Help Sessions
Saturday, 3rd August, 2019 14:00 - 15:30
Weston Library Help Sessions
Saturday, 10th August, 2019 14:00 - 15:30
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