Tag Archives: RIDOUT

The Sherborne Almshouse Register

The Sherborne almshouse register is a fabulous resource for those folk with roots planted deep in this lovely Dorset town. I have only dabbled very superficially amongst this institution’s records, which are kept at the Dorset History Centre in Dorchester. … Continue reading

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Age Shall Not Weary Them….

Stepping away briefly from my recent 16th and 17th century genealogical musings about RIDOUTS, and in acknowledgement of the rapid approach of Remembrance Day, I wanted to write about three distant cousins of mine. These young men, whose total age … Continue reading

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