Anglo-Italian Family History Society

Yew Cottage, Shurton
Bridgwater TA5 1GF

The Anglo-Italian Family History Society website pulls together membership details, recommended reading, Italian surname database, indexes, Latin and Italian record translators, links and other resources for people tracing their Italian immigrant roots in Britain.

Archives & Records Association

Prioryfield House, 20 Canon Street
Taunton TA1 1SW

On 1 June 2010 the Archives and Records Association (ARA) was officially formed as a result of a merger of the National Council on Archives; the Association of Chief Archivists in Local Government (ACALG) and the society of Archivists (SoA). With the creation of ARA, the National Council on Archives ceased to operate as an independent group. Ongoing NCA activities are now continued by the new organisation, further information about which can be found at The website of the National Council on Archives continues to serve as a resource for professional literature.

Jane Austen Centre

40 Gay Street, Queen Square
Bath BA1 2NT

The Jane Austen Centre at 40 Gay Street in Bath is a permanent exhibition which tells the story of Jane's Bath experience - the effect that living here had on her and her writing. Jane Austen is perhaps the best known and best loved of Bath's many famous residents and visitors. She paid two long visits here towards the end of the 18th century, and from 1801 to 1806 Bath was her home.

Nailsea Tithe Barn Trust

Nailsea Tithe Barn, Church Lane
Nailsea BS48 2BL

Nailsea Tithe Barn dates from 1480 and with Holy Trinity Church is part of Nailsea's historic heart. A school for over 200 years, it is now fully restored to its medieval origins. The vaulted ceiling, stonework and owl & putlog holes are beautiful features along with the modern facilities you need.

Royal Photographic Society

Fenton House, 122 Wells Road
Bath BA2 3AH

The Royal Photographic Society was founded in 1853 'to promote the Art and Science of Photography', a mission it continues to this day in the United Kingdom and through its considerable overseas membership. The Royal Photographic Society is responsible for staging three major touring photographic exhibitions.

Weston-super-Mare Family History Society

125 Totterdown Road
Weston-super-Mare BS23 4LW

If you have an interest in families in or from this area of Somerset you will find plenty to help you here. Founded in 1984, we have a growing and active membership.