Weymouth-Dorset.co.uk Local History


Weymouth websites

Weymouth Civic Society - the organisation that preserves our heritage, particularly the Nothe Fort and the Tudor House. Here you will find information on both and much more besides.

Weymouth Carnival - the site for information about the annual carnival - the highlight of the summer season

Weymouth Town Charities - information about Sir Samuel Mico, owner of the George Inn on the Quay until he died and bequeathed it to the Corporation of Weymouth and Melcombe Regis in 1665.

Weymouth - World Heritage Coast - if you're visiting Weymouth this site is useful for information on places to go and accommodation.



Dorset Village & History websites


Affpuddle, Briantspuddle & Turnerspuddle

Burton Bradstock


Cerne Abbas




Langton Matravers

Litton Cheney

Maiden Newton & Frome Vauchurch

Milborne St. Andrew

Okeford Fitzpaine




Sydling St. Nicholas


Dorset History websites

Dorsetshire History

The Domesday Book Online - Dorset


Dorset Family History and Genealogy websites

Dorset History Centre - The former Dorset County Records Office and Dorset Local Studies Collection, combined.

Dorset Online Parish Clerks - a project to get all extant parish registers and other useful genealogical material transcribed and available either online or via email for free. Many parishes are already very well covered thanks to the dedication of the volunteers transcribing and offering their services.

Genuki (UK & Ireland Genealogy) - Dorset

Dusty Docs - Links to free genealogy websites

Somerset & Dorset Family History Society

Dorset Family History Society


Dorset Heritage websites

Jurassic Coast World Heritage Site


Images of Dorset - collection of pictures of Dorset

England - Explore beautiful England with pictures, history, attractions, hotels and accommodation and much more at Pictures of England.com


Other Dorset Links

Dorset Life - The Dorset Magazine - lots of interesting articles in the archives

Dorset County Council

Dorset Echo - local newspaper

Wessex FM - local radio station


Other Links - Countrywide but include Dorset

Old Maps - includes maps of Weymouth

Pub History - Dorset pubs



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