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Dorset - Genealogical Resources

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Dorset Genealogical Resources

Image Right - Dorset History Centre, Dorchester

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The purpose of this project is to outline the regional resources available for research in Dorset, both geographical/physical and online.

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Please add links to any resources you find in the appropriate sections below.


Cyndi's List - Dorset

Resource Centres - Repositories

Local Family and Local History Societies


Research Guides

Historical documents

History of Dorset Communities


Historical Resources publications


Dorset Reading Material

  • Rodney Legg - Dorset Smuggling

Professional Researchers

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