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Uncovering the past in the Yeovil area…

YALHS was founded in 1954 and has been involved in many projects and studies to uncover the past of this part of South Somerset over the intervening years.

The society meets on the first Friday of each month from October to May at 7:30pm at Holy Trinity Church, Lysander Road, YEOVIL, BA20 2BU to listen to an interesting selection of speakers on a very diverse range of historical and archaeological subjects with local relevance.

During the summer months the society organises various activities including visits to archaeological excavations and places of archaeological and historical interest.

 

YALHS and Coronavirus

Meetings on 3rd April, 1st May, June and July Summer Visit have been Cancelled.

The rest of the summer programme may also be in jeopardy but a decision on that later – just in case things improve.

Chronicle

Read 150+ articles on the history of Yeovil and surrounding area, from the past 40 years.
Click here to start reading now.

EARLIER EDITIONS NOW ONLINE:
Vol 1 – 1978-81 No1, No2, No3, No4, No5, No6
Vol 2 – 1981-82 No1, No2, No3 New

Historic England
400,000 of the Most Historically and Architecturally Significant Places in England. The Listing includes buildings, battlefields, monuments, parks, gardens, shipwrecks and more

What’s on at The Museum of Somerset? Details Here

Membership

Do you live in or near Yeovil? Are you interested in History and Archaeology?

Why not join YALHS? Membership is great value and entitles you to:

Attend all talks free of charge. (some visits may attract a small charge to cover entry fees etc)

A free copy of Chronicle, our society’s annual journal.

Regular Email updates on both our own and other Somerset historical and archaeological events.

Exclusive free access to the society’s extensive library.

If you wish to join our society please fill in a membership application form and send with a cheque to the address shown, alternatively come along to one of our regular meetings.

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Programme

Click here to see detailed programme.

Winter Talks-2019/20

Fri 3rd Jan 2020 – Members’ Evening – all welcome

Fri 7th Feb – The Magic of Somerset Carnivals

Fri 6th Mar – The Knights Templar

Fri 3rd Apr – Where’s the Glory – Mourning Story – Cancelled

Fri 1st May – A short AGM – followed by a talk – The Stalbridge House Site: An Update – Cancelled

YALHS – SUMMER PROGRAMME – 2020

June – Wolfeton House, Charminster – Cancelled
July – Langport Walkabout – Cancelled
August – Visit Nether Adber (Deserted Village) – Under Review
September – Visit Somerset & Dorset Family History Society – Under Review

Gallery
2014 - pg106_plate 111 From the Clynick Collection (1980's) - Roman-Pavemant- 12 Geophysics-in-St-Johns-Church St John's Church, Yeovil The Original Alfred Jewel From the Clynick Collection (1980's) - No Information - 6