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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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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 November 2019 Update was written at Halloween so talks about tricks and treats.  It features Remembrance Day and the 75th anniversary of Victory in Europe with the V.E Bank Holiday in May 2020. Questions why our Research Forum is not used more.

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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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

Society Meeting
Tuesday, 26th November, 2019 19:00 - 21:00
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