We can offer advice, list relevant sources, and carry out checks of indexes for you.
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.
How to use the family history room, search room and local studies library.
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.
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