On the 11th July, Ancestry in conjunction with the South West Heritage Trust published some Somerset Records online together with images of the original documents. To see what is available take a look a the list of Recently Added and Updated Collections on Ancestry.
Today is July 1st and the nation is commemorating 100 years since the start of the Battle of the Somme where many of our ancestors or their relatives lost their lives. Looking at those people who are remembered on the Grove Park Memorial in Weston it is sobering to note that nearly 30 of those named are also named on the Theipval Memorial, and that 3 died on that very first day, July 1st. They were L.