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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

MONTHLY NEWSLETTERS                        

The May 2021 Newsletter  wishes you all a happy May Day Holiday and hopes that your research is  going well.  The next Members' Zoom talk in on Thursday 20th May and is about the Commonwealth War Graves Commission. There are a new batch of Church War Memorials available on our site.  Do any of those named belong to your family? 

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

NORTH SOMERSET YEOMANRY
5 days ago
Harriet Emily PARSLEY
1 months 4 days ago
Edwin LONG R.A. 1829-1891
1 months 21 days ago
Street Number Changes
1 months 28 days ago
Christmas Fund for Unemployed
2 months 3 days ago

New Surnames

WILLCOCKS
13 days ago
FEIST
2 months 8 days ago
SPERRIN OR SPERRING
2 months 27 days ago
COULTER
2 months 27 days ago
CURTIS
3 months 4 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, 20th May, 2021 19:00 - 21:00
Zoom Members' Meeting
Thursday, 24th June, 2021 19:00 - 21:00
Zoom Members' Meeting
Thursday, 15th July, 2021 19:00 - 21:00
Zoom Members' Meeting
Thursday, 19th August, 2021 19:00 - 21:00
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