In the Parish
SOMERSET & DORSET FAMILY HISTORY CENTRE, SHERBORNE
sdfhs.org 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.