The South West Area Group of Family History Societies will be holding their bi-annual fair at the WinterGardens, Weston-super-Mare on Saturday 13th July 2013.
The event will be open from 10.00am until 4.00pm.
The Burrington Holy Trinity burial transcripts covering the period 1813-1887 are now available for society members to view on line.
Please report any transcript errors to the author of this news article.
2014 will be the centenary year of the outbreak of World War One. To commemorate the anniversary we wish to gather together as much information as to how the 1914 – 18 war affected our ancestors.
However, small the story of your ancestor we would like to know.
Was your grandfather a soldier? Was great aunty working in a munitions factory?
The Somerset & Dorset FHS Open Day & AGM will be held on 21st September 2013.
At The Oaktree Arena, Highbridge, Somerset, TA9 4HA.
The Easton in Gordano St George's burial transcripts covering the period 1813-1847 are now available for society members to view on line.
An article that has appeared in the Federation of Family History Societies ezine is reproduced below.
"The Commonwealth War Graves Commission intends to carry out work on a number of the War Graves in the UK and they wish to make contact with any family members of the casualties concerned:
C CASSIDY Private d 15/2/1919 Royal Defence Corps Camus Cemetery
Stephen Cyril DIMES Sapper d 12/4/1918 Royal Engineers Shobrooke (St Swith) Churchyard
Thomas FINDLAY Privet d 29/11/1915 The Loyal North Lancashire Regiment Liverpool Ford Cemetery