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This article came from the Chronicle published April 1979.

 

Inside Front & Back Cover – Society Details & Publications

 

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YEOVIL ARCHAEOLOGICAL AND LOCAL HISTORY SOCIETY

Founded 1954

Affiliated to

Somerset Archaeological and Natural History Society
and
The Council for British Archaeology


ANNUAL SUBSCRIPTIONS

Individual 70p
Husband and Wife £1.00
Family £1.20
Junior 25p


MEETINGS

SUMMER MEETINGS,  as detailed elsewhere in this issue, will commence in May and conclude with a September afternoon ‘expedition’ in Dorset.
Cost per outing will vary according to the venue, admission to places visited, and length of coach journeys. These will be notified in due course.

WINTER MEETINGS, commencing with the Annual General Meeting on 5 October, will be at Yeovil Reference Library, King George Street, and continue on the first Friday of each succeeding month.
Members and visitors 10p. Coffee will be available. There is parking space adjoining the Library.


OFFICERS

Chairman Miss Isobel Rendell
152 Hendford, Hill, Yeovil. Tel. 6570.
Hon.Secretary/Treasurer W.T.J.Chapman
68 Carisbrooke Gardens, Yeovil.
Telephone Yeovil 21713.
Committee Mrs P.A.Knight
L.E.J.Brooke
R. J. Clynick
R.Gilson
J.W.Jeffery
Rev.G.Robinson
Publications Mrs P.A.Knight
Sub-Committee L.E.J.Brooke (Editor)
Hon.Secretary (ex officio)

CHRONICLE

Articles and communications for the Society’s journal should be handed or sent to the Editor, L.E.J.Brooke, 18 Stiby Road, Yeovil BA21 3EF, Telephone Yeovil 27991.

 
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S O C I E T Y   P U B L I C A T I O N S

No. 1
THE ROMANS at Ilchester, Lufton, Yeovil and District
L.C.Hayward
7½” x 9¾” – 32pp – £1.30)
Liberally illustrated account of the Romans in the
neighbourhood of Yeovil, as revealed by excavation
and reconstruction

Obtainable at Society meetings, from local book-sellers,
or from the author, 226 Goldcroft, Yeovil (By post £1•40)

No.2
(To be issued shortly)
STREET NAMES IN YEOVIL by Leslie Brooke
The story behind Yeovil’s street and other names,
illustrated with pictures of the town as
it used to be.
(Format as above and the price £1•40)

‘C H R O N I C L E’

Journal of the Society

Will be issued two or three times a year
as material becomes available, and will record
Society events, results of members’ research,
excavations, contributed articles, etc.
Free to members, extra copies 15p,
obtainable from the Secretary.


Programme

All YALHS talks start at 7:30pm and are held at the Holy Trinity Church & Community Centre, Lysander Road, YEOVIL, BA20 2BU (Non-members Welcome – £2 at the door)


Click H e r e for a Detailed Programme


Winter Talks 2018/19

Fri 2nd Nov – ‘Talk on the World War One – about the Local Lads who went to War and the Lasses, how they helped to win the War’ – Speaker – Darren Berry
Fri 7th Dec – ‘The Unfortunate Captain Pearce & the wreck of the Halsewell‘ – Speaker – Philip Browne
Fri 4th Jan 2019 – Members’ Evening – all welcome – Join us for various talks, a quiz and light refreshments
Fri 1st Feb – ‘Roman History of Ilchester’ – Speaker – John Smith
Fri 2nd Mar – ‘Walter Bagehot – Langport’s Unknown Celebrity’ – Speaker – Barry Winetrobe (Brought forward from last year)
5th Apr (Fri) ‘The Lost Islands of Somerset’ – Speaker – Richard Brunning
3rd May (Fri) AGM followed by a talk – ‘Parish Boundaries in and around Yeovil’ – Speaker – Jim Hart – (Non-members – free entrance!) – bring a friend


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