Were your ancestors from Somerset? These family history, genealogy and local history links and resources will help you find them.
Births, Marriages & Deaths
Burials & Cemeteries
Bath Burial Index
The Bath Burial Index is a compilation of information on burials for 50 of Bath’s cemeteries and graveyards past and present.
It currently has over 240,000 entries from 1660 to present. In addition, there are over 30,000 images of surviving memorials.
Criminals and Convicts
Photos and Postcards
Societies and Groups
Somerset & Dorset FHS
Aims to help anyone with ancestors from either or both counties. Becoming a member is quite easy and cheap. The society maintains a number of records related to the areas. The Society was founded in 1975, and has over 2,700 members registered worldwide. Members also receive a quarterly journal called ‘The Greenwood Tree’. The society’s research centre is in Sherbourne, where a number of records and databases can be accessed.
Weston-super-Mare & District FHS
Wills and Probate
Abstracts of Somersetshire Wills Vol.1
Abstracts of Somersetshire Wills Vol.2
Abstracts of Somersetshire Wills Vol.3
Abstracts of Somersetshire Wills Vol.4
Abstracts of Somersetshire Wills Vol.5
Abstracts of Somersetshire Wills Vol.6
Somerset Medieval Wills 1501-1530
Somerset Will Abstracts 1385-1558