In the Parish

Who Do You Think You Are? Magazine - - THE GUIDE WHAT'S ON -

SOM­ER­SET & DORSET FAM­ILY HIS­TORY CEN­TRE, SHER­BORNE Ted Udall looks at a va­ri­ety of parish records avail­able to fam­ily his­to­ri­ans such as parish chest doc­u­ments, tithe maps and Poor Law records. Price for mem­bers is £8, non-mem­bers £10, John Han­son will dis­cuss the rea­sons why many of us choose to cre­ate one-name or one-place stud­ies. Ad­mis­sion is free, al­though a small do­na­tion is ap­pre­ci­ated. Alan Jones dis­cusses the oc­cu­pa­tional haz­ards of the past. Dis­cover what your an­ces­tor strug­gled with while do­ing their ev­ery­day jobs. This ex­hi­bi­tion ex­plores how dis­abled peo­ple were treated within the min­ing in­dus­try and in South Wales com­mu­ni­ties. Learn about the dan­gers of be­ing a miner in the days be­fore the NHS and health and safety leg­is­la­tion.

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