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'''[[Dorset Family History Society]]''' is for those who are interested in tracing their family history, whether they are beginners or experts. For people in Dorset or people with Dorset ancestors.
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Website: http://www.dorsetfhs.org.uk/
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Family history societies often publish helpful journals, transcripts, compiled genealogies and host helpful websites. They may have ongoing projects to transcribe records and create indexes. Most societies publish queries in their journals and maintain lists of members’ research interests that may be helpful to you. You may want to join one of these societies, reap the benefits of their expertise and resources, or support its efforts.  
  
E-mail address: [mailto:contact@dorsetfhs.org.uk contact@dorsetfhs.org.uk]
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Addresses of the societies are for the most part where their meetings are held as they are by-and-large not brick-and-mortar institutions.
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The '''Somerset & Dorset Family History Society''' aims to provide assistance to all those researching their families in the two counties, no matter where they live.
 
  
Website: http://www.sdfhs.org
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== Regional Society ==
  
E-mail address: [mailto:society@sdfhs.org society@sdfhs.org]
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'''Somerset & Dorset Family History Society'''<br>Email: [mailto:society@sdfhs.org society@sdfhs.org]<br>Website: [http://www.sdfhs.org Somerset & Dorset Family History Society]
  
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:The Somerset & Dorset Family History Society aims to provide assistance to all those researching their families in the two counties, no matter where they live.
  
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== Dorset Societies ==
  
[[Category:Dorset|Societies]]
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'''Association for Portland Archaeology'''<br>Website: [http://portlandarchaeology.weebly.com/ Association for Portland Archaeology]
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'''The Christchurch Antiquarians'''<br>Website: [https://christchurchantiquarians.wordpress.com/ The Christchurch Antiquarians]
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:The town of Christchurch, now in Dorset but formerly in Hampshire, is an ancient borough with its origin as a Saxon burh named Twynham.  The Christchurch Antiquarians is a local society promoting history, heritage, archeology and conservation in the borough of Christchurch in Dorset.
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'''Dorset Family History Society'''<br>E-mail: [mailto:contact@dorsetfhs.org.uk contact@dorsetfhs.org.uk]<br>Website: [http://www.dorsetfhs.org.uk/ Dorset Family History Society]
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:This Society is for those who are interested in tracing their family history, whether they are beginners or experts. For people in Dorset or people with Dorset ancestors.
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'''Dorset Natural History and Archaeological Society'''<br>Website: [http://research.dorsetcountymuseum.org/index.html Dorset Natural History and Archaeological Society]
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'''East Dorset Antiquarian Society'''<br>Website: [http://www.dorset-archaeology.org.uk/ East Dorset Antiquarian Society]
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'''Shaftesbury & District Historical Society'''<br>Anna McDowell Garden Room<br>Gold Hill Museum<br>Shaftesbury, North Dorset SP7 8JW UK<br>Telephone: 01747 852157<br>
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Email: [mailto:enquiries@goldhillmuseum.org.uk enquiries@goldhillmuseum.org.uk]<br>Website: [http://goldhillmuseum.org.uk/ Shaftesbury & District Historical Society]
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:Shaftesbury & District Historical Society owns and manages the  Gold Hill Museum, Shaftesbury’s  local history museum. This houses a collection exploring everything from  Roman archaeology to the area’s agricultural and market heritage, local traditions, domestic life, cottage industries and  Saxon roots.
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{{Place|Dorset}}
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[[Category:Dorset, England|Societies]][[Category:England Societies]]
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[[Category:Counties of England]]

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Societies

Family history societies often publish helpful journals, transcripts, compiled genealogies and host helpful websites. They may have ongoing projects to transcribe records and create indexes. Most societies publish queries in their journals and maintain lists of members’ research interests that may be helpful to you. You may want to join one of these societies, reap the benefits of their expertise and resources, or support its efforts.

Addresses of the societies are for the most part where their meetings are held as they are by-and-large not brick-and-mortar institutions.

Regional Society

Somerset & Dorset Family History Society
Email: society@sdfhs.org
Website: Somerset & Dorset Family History Society

The Somerset & Dorset Family History Society aims to provide assistance to all those researching their families in the two counties, no matter where they live.

Dorset Societies

Association for Portland Archaeology
Website: Association for Portland Archaeology

The Christchurch Antiquarians
Website: The Christchurch Antiquarians

The town of Christchurch, now in Dorset but formerly in Hampshire, is an ancient borough with its origin as a Saxon burh named Twynham. The Christchurch Antiquarians is a local society promoting history, heritage, archeology and conservation in the borough of Christchurch in Dorset.

Dorset Family History Society
E-mail: contact@dorsetfhs.org.uk
Website: Dorset Family History Society

This Society is for those who are interested in tracing their family history, whether they are beginners or experts. For people in Dorset or people with Dorset ancestors.

Dorset Natural History and Archaeological Society
Website: Dorset Natural History and Archaeological Society

East Dorset Antiquarian Society
Website: East Dorset Antiquarian Society

Shaftesbury & District Historical Society
Anna McDowell Garden Room
Gold Hill Museum
Shaftesbury, North Dorset SP7 8JW UK
Telephone: 01747 852157
Email: enquiries@goldhillmuseum.org.uk
Website: Shaftesbury & District Historical Society

Shaftesbury & District Historical Society owns and manages the Gold Hill Museum, Shaftesbury’s local history museum. This houses a collection exploring everything from Roman archaeology to the area’s agricultural and market heritage, local traditions, domestic life, cottage industries and Saxon roots.