Find out about your WWI ancestors

October 30 2018
Find out about your WWI ancestors

Would you like to discover more about your World War 1 ancestors?

To mark the centenary of World War I, our family history volunteers will be helping customers to research their WWI ancestors.

Find out about your ancestors and how to access service records at special sessions on Friday 9 November 10-1pm, Saturday 10 November 11-12.30pm and Friday 16 November 10-1pm.

If you can’t make any of these dates, weekly family history advice sessions will continue to run on Friday mornings at Portishead Library between 10am and 1pm.

With free access to and knowledgeable family history volunteers, Portishead Library is a great place to research your ancestors.

Bring some basic information about your family and our friendly volunteers will assist you to find out more. The sessions are relaxed and informal and will be tailored to individual needs.

Book a session with our family history volunteers on 01934 426040 or email Alternatively, pop in to see us at Portishead Library, Horatio House, Harbour Road, Portishead, BS20 7AL.

Opening hours

Staffed hours

  • Tues, Weds, Thurs & Friday - 9.30-5pm
  • Saturday - 9.30-1pm

Extended access

  • Monday - 8am-8pm
  • Tues, Weds, Thurs & Fri - 8-9.30am & 5.15-8pm
  • Saturday - 8-9.30am & 1.15-8pm
  • Sunday - 10am-4pm