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Good place to visit. gives a lot of interesting information about the area

Passed this place by chance and went inside, the man in Charge was very helpful and it is an... read more

Reviewed 11 December 2015
LesleyChippingNorton
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Chipping Norton
More than helpful in Sherborne

We visited the Sherborne History Centre soon after we arrived in the UK. We were investigating the... read more

Reviewed 18 October 2014
Robert D
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Canberra, Australia
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11 Dec 2015
“Good place to visit. gives a lot of interesting information about the area”
18 Oct 2014
“More than helpful in Sherborne”
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Reviewed 11 December 2015

Passed this place by chance and went inside, the man in Charge was very helpful and it is an interesting place to visit.

Date of experience: December 2015
Thank LesleyChippingNorton
Reviewed 18 October 2014

We visited the Sherborne History Centre soon after we arrived in the UK. We were investigating the family connections that originated in this town. After some initial conversation about our objectives one of the very helpful volunteers assisted us with our investigations. The help that...More

Date of experience: October 2014
Thank Robert D
Reviewed 23 June 2014

The staff at the Somerset Dorset Family History Center was so generous with their time and sharing their knowledge. We went to trace our family roots in Dorset, and they pulled one book after another off of the shelves to help get us started, then...More

Date of experience: June 2014
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Reviewed 5 December 2013

This is a great place to visit, if you are searching for your ancestors in Somerset or Dorset. The people are friendly and helpful and happy to help you if you are stuck. You can use computers and their papperwork for searching for graves or...More

Date of experience: December 2013
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Reviewed 22 August 2013

The Family History Centre is the headquarters of the Somerset & Dorset Family History Society, and a great place to visit to progress your family history research. So many people nowadays rely solely on their computer at home, and don't realise that a visit to...More

Date of experience: August 2013
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