Tag Archives: World War I

The Greenwood Tree – September 2018

The September edition of The Greenwood Tree is a Special Edition focusing on World War One to mark the upcoming centenary of the Armistice.  It contains eight extra pages and will be mailed to members early in September. The Editor, … Continue reading

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The Greenwood Tree for November 2014

The Editor of The Greenwood Tree, Bob Barber, previews the contents of the November 2014 edition. The November edition of The Greenwood Tree returns to the more usual format, after the single-themed edition in August. It seemed appropriate to devote … Continue reading

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Commemorating the start of World War I

This weekend is the centenary of the start of World War I and yesterday (2nd August) we marked this with three fascinating talks at our Family History Centre by Col. Iain Swinnerton, the Society’s Military Advisor and a renowned military … Continue reading

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The Greenwood Tree – August 2014

The August issue of the SDFHS journal, The Greenwood Tree, is now at the printers and will be distributed to all members shortly. The Editor, Bob Barber, previews the contents of this very special edition. As the 100th anniversary of … Continue reading

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The East Dorset Group hear about a Dorset-born Canadian, Ernest Seward.

Pat Hilbert and John Tanner of the SDFHS East Dorset Group describe their new venue. The SDFHS East Dorset Group has now held its second meeting at its new venue, the Hilda Coles Learning Centre at the Priest’s House Museum … Continue reading

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The Greenwood Tree February 2014

Bob Barber, Editor of the SDFHS Journal, The Greenwood Tree, gives a preview of the February 2014 issue. Another year rolls by and we start the year with a small facelift for The Greenwood Tree, including a slight colour change … Continue reading

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Your Journal needs you!

Bob Barber, the Editor of the Society’s Journal The Greenwood Tree needs your help: Have you made any New Year resolutions? Why not make it a priority to put pen to paper and write up some aspect of your family … Continue reading

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