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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.  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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1. All further Society Meetings are cancelled until September 2020 (virus requirements permitting).

2. The Free Help Sessions on Saturday afternoons have been cancelled until further notice

Regular Updates

The March 2020 Update introduces a New Archive Card, looks at some latest additions online, is pleased that Bristol Archives now has Arnos Vale records to view in Bristol, reminds that the North Somerset Archivist will be visiting on March 5th and asks for comments about proposed Workshops. Etc.

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.

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Latest Research

Colin Granville BIRCH
18 days ago
St. Jude's Church
1 months 3 days ago
Weston-super-Mare & Kewstoke Association 1808
1 months 10 days ago
Samuel NICHOLS married Wedmore 1798
1 months 14 days ago
Two weddings in November 1943
1 months 16 days ago

New Surnames

27 days ago
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1 months 17 days 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

Free Help Session
Saturday, 4th April, 2020 14:00 - 15:30
Free Help Session
Saturday, 11th April, 2020 14:00 - 15:30
Free Help Session
Saturday, 18th April, 2020 14:00 - 15:30
Free Help Session
Saturday, 25th April, 2020 14:00 - 15:30
Society Meeting
Tuesday, 28th April, 2020 19:00 - 21:00
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