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Copy documents from our collections during your visit or ask our staff to send copies to you.
Many Dorset records relating to family history can be viewed via the Ancestry website.
An introduction to useful family history sources.
Tips for researching the history of your house.
We sell publications relating to local history.
Data protection laws impact what information you can access.
Doing some #localhistory or #familyhistory research and need some tips? Check out our guides at: d4u.org.uk/jy9BZ