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This article came from the Chronicle published April 1985.  Page 31

 

SHERBORNE ASSEMBLY, 1738

From: An advertisement in the Sherborne Mercury

 

‘This present Tuesday,being the 3d Instant, an ASSEMBLY will be held at Sherborne in Dorset, and be continued every first Tuesday in the Month. The Subscribers to pay Two Guineas per. Ann., and Five Shillings Entrance, and every Subscriber to have the Liberty to bring a Gentleman or Lady with them. Such as are not Subscribers to pay Two Shillings and Six-pence each Time. There are proper Rooms for Cards or Tea, as well as a large Room for dancing.

‘N.B. A great many Gentlemen and Ladies in the County of Dorset, and some in the County of Somerset, have already Subscrib’d. Such other Gentlemen as are inclined to encourage this Affair are desired to send their Names to Mr. Morrice Bailey, Dancing-Master, in Castletown, or to Mrs. Preaulx, at the Boarding School in Sherborne’.

– Advertisement in the Sherborne Mercury, 3 October 1738.


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)


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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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