current news

Christmas and New Year

The Treetops Family History Research Centre will be closed from 3.00 pm on Saturday 20th December and re-open on Saturday 3rd January 2015 at 10.00 am.

If you are planning a trip to the area over the festive period and hoped to be able to do some research, please Contact Us during opening hours before 20th December, to see whether one of our volunteers would be able to open up for you.

We wish you a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year.

The National Archives

There is to be a coach trip from the Bournemouth area to The London Archives, Kew on Tuesday 28th April 2015

Please see our Coach Trips page for further details and a booking form.


We have vacancies for 3 important roles in the Society.

They are Journal Editor, Education Officer & Liaison Officer

If you are interested in finding out more about these roles please Contact us (during normal office hours) or by email.


Dorset Family History Society is now Live on Facebook! Follow the link from the sidebar to check out our page. If you have a Facebook account yourself, please ‘Like’ our page to receive updates.

The page will be developed further, however you will find all our contact information, events, trips and courses available, old photos, together with membership details for any non-members who see us on there. So please spread the word!