Some useful guides for your research.
First steps in family history
New to family history research? Not sure where to begin? We can help you get started and introduce you to some of the more useful family history sources.
First steps in house history
Thinking about doing some research into the past of your house? Our guide will give you some pointers.
Guides to records
Here at Dorset History Centre we know using the archives is not always easy, so we have created some guides to assist you in your research.
Sources for Dorset towns
Leaflets detailing archival and library sources for various towns in Dorset.