Some of you may have seen a report in the local newspaper, the Weston Mercury, this week, that there is a proposal to combine the North Somerset Registration District with the Somerset Registration District. This would mean that the Historic Registers would be moved from Weston-super-Mare to Taunton and the service administered from there although retaining the local offices.
Weston-super-Mare has enjoyed glorious weather and interesting visitors during September but life goes on even if Banksy has left! With the evenings shortening now is the time to revisit your Family History. I have had some serious questions asked recently from people who are continuing with research which was started by their parents or even grandparents. Technology has progressed rapidly and information stored on 5¼ floppy discs is difficult to retrieve. How is your research presented? Is it saved by at least two different methods and in different places so that any computer failure