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Volume Year Article – opens a new page
Quizes The Chronicle – Mystery Objects Quiz for Year 2010 ; 2011
Vol 2.
No. 3
1982-Oct Read Museum Working Party also Friends of Yeovil Museum
Read Burials in Mudford Road
Read St John’s Church Lectern and Syon Convent
Read Border Country
Read Yeovil Museum Exhibits 3 – Caps and Bonnets
Read Holy Trinity Church, Long Sutton
Read When Yeovil streets were lit by Oil and Gas
Vol 2.
No. 4
1983-May Read The Central Cinema, Yeovil
Read A Projected Town Hall and Market
Read The Durston to Yeovil Railway
Read The West Mill, Sherborne, Restoration Project
Read Sunbonnets
Read Church Livestock
Read Snippets – (1)A Yeovil ‘Nuisance’, 1675 – (2)A Vicious Mare – (3)Yeovil Church Sittings in the Sixteenth Century
Vol 2.
No. 5
1983-Sep Read Of Historians, Local and Other
Read A Visit to Wells in 1896
Read The Charles Tite Collection, Yeovil
Read Sunbonnets, Part 2
Read Book Review: Frome Street and Place Names
Read Museum Working Party and ‘Friends’
Read Election of a Member of Parliament for Somerset, 1699
Read Snippets – An Illegal Chandler – Buried at Cross Roads – Repeal of Cyder Act – Velocipede Race at Yeovil, 1819
Vol 2.
No. 6
1984-Apr Read A Yeovil Chantry
Read A Yeovil Riot Remembered in Yorkshire
Read Whitby & Sons’ Bookshop & Yeovil Almanack for 1886
Read Prosecutions for not Observing the Sabbath
Read The Discovery of a Fragment of Saxon Cross Shaft at Shaftesbury
Read The History of the Quakers in Yeovil (Part 1) for Pt 2 see 2008
Read The Quedam Tomb
Read Notes on Yeovil Museum Exhibits No4 – A Brocade Wedding Dress
Read The Posy Tree
Vol 3.
No. 2
1985-Apr Read An ‘Oppidum’ of he Durotriges at Ilchester
Read The Quedam
Read Notes on Yeovil Museum Exhibits. No5
Read Sherborne Assembly, 1738
Read Nether Adber – (site of a deserted village near Yeovil)
Read Ham Hill Society
Read Yeovil’s Vanished Inns
Read Disasterous Fire At Yeovil
Read All On A Summer’s Day
Read The Golden Age of Anglo-Saxon Art
Read Newspaper Roundsman Missing, 1737 (walk Sherborne to Taunton)
Vol 3.
No. 3
1985-Oct Read A Survey of East Coker Churchyard, Somerset
Read Turbulent Priest: A Note on Peter Augustine Baines O.S.B.
Read A Mediaeval Table Tomb – The Conservator’s Tale
Read Herblay – The French Connection – Yeovil’s Twin
Read One Aircraft and Nine Men (“Old Faithful ” flew over Wincanton)
Vol 3.
No. 4
1986-Apr Read Editorial and Secretary’s LetterNew
Read SANHS Affiliated Societies Meeting: Yeovil: 5th October 1985New
Read Guided Visits During the Affiliated Societies Meeting – Sutton Bingham; East Coker; Newton Surmaville and NinespringsNew
Read Apprentice Trouble in 1634New
Read Robert de SambourneNew
Read Londinium BasilicaNew
Read The Charity School (Part 1 of 3)New
Read Obituary: The Late Mr Edwin A. BattyNew
Read Littlecote House (a large Tudor manor near Hungerford, set in a huge park by the River Kennet.)New
Read Book Review: Travel Diaries from Kingston Manor, Yeovil 1882-1886.New
Vol 3.
No. 5
1986-Nov Read A Re-Discovered Monument at Hinton St. George
Read Some Old Trades and Traders in Yeovil
Read Witchcraft in the Yeovil Area
Vol 4.
No. 1
1987-Oct Read Recollections of the Great Western Railway – Yeovil to Taunton Branch Line (includes timetable)
Read Two 18th Century French Refugees in Dorset (Beaminster)
Read Yeovil Improvements Proposed in 1911
Read Memorials of the Past (Yeovil seems to be ever–changing)
Read Brympton D’Evercy, Somerset
Vol 4.
No. 2
1988-Apr Read Yeovil Church Accounts 1457-8
Read Who Remembers Former Library? also YALHS Visit New Library
Vol 4.
No. 3
1988-Nov Read Military Effigy From South Petherton
Read Schooldays in Yeovil in the 1890’s
Vol 7.
No. 2
1997-Apr Read He ‘Dyed’ in the King’s Service
Vol 7.
No. 3
1997-Nov Read Anglo-Scandinavian? Beast Head in Hardington Mandeville Church
Read A Quartet of Churches (Trent, Dorset; Long Sutton, Somerset; Wincanton, Somerset; Beaminster, Dorset)
Read A Russian Experience (A member goes on holiday)
Vol 8.
No. 6
2004-Nov Read A Glimpse at the Yeovil School Archaeological Society
Vol 9.
No. 1
2005-Dec Read The Yeovil World War II Balloon Defences
Read St Nicholas Church In Death They Were Not Divided
Read Bronze Age Spearhead From Ashington Wood (Just to the north of Yeovil)
Read St Urith of Chittlehampton
Vol 9.
No. 2
2006-Nov Read The Walter Commonplace Book
Vol 9.
No. 3
2007-Nov Read Newton Surmaville House also Obituary: Mrs Sophia Rawlins
Read John Old Goodford
Vol 9.
No. 4
2008-Oct Read A History of the Quakers in Yeovil:Part 2 for Pt 1 see 1984
Read The Cerne Abbas Giant Restoration
Vol 9.
No. 5
2009-Nov Read Church Tales (from Combe St. Nicholas; Dowlish Wake; Wincanton)
Vol 9.
No. 6
2010-Nov Read The Ham Hill Stone Churchyard Cross at Drayton
Vol 10.
No. 1
2011-Nov Read A Glimpse into Rail Travel 1861 Style
Read Memorabilia of the Keyse Family
Vol 10.
No. 4
2014-Nov Read King Ine of Wessex
Read The Excavations at Lopen and Dinnington
Vol 10.
No. 5
2015-Nov Read Commemoration At Muchelney Before The Reformation
Read The Death of Henry Turberville
Vol 10.
No. 6
2016-Nov Read Yeovil Roman Coin Hoard
Vol 11.
No. 1
2017-Nov Read Yeovil General Hospital: A History by Dr Charles Marsh 1880-1926

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Summer Programme 2018
Tue 12th Jun – Guided Tour Weymouth Museum
Fri 6th Jul – South Petherton Walkabout – Meet at the Parish Church
Fri 17th Aug – Ilchester Archaeological Walk and Talk – Meet at the Museum
Fri 6th Sep – Visit Somerset Rural Life Museum


Winter Talks 2018/19
Fri 5th Oct – Muchelney Abbey – from its obscure origins, through the Norman Conquest to the Dissolution
Fri 2nd Nov – Talk on the World War One – about the local lads who went to war and the lasses role in the war
Fri 5th Dec – The Unfortunate Captain Pearce & the wreck of the Holswel
Fri 4th Jan 19 – Members’ Evening – all welcome – Join us for various talks, a quiz and light refreshments
Fri 1st Feb – Roman History of Ilchester
Fri 2nd Mar – Walter Bagehot – Langport’s Unknown Celebrity Brought forward from last year
5th Apr (Fri) ‘The Lost Islands of Somerset’
3rd May (Fri) AGM followed by a talk – Parish Boundaries in and around Yeovil – (Non-members – free entrance!) – bring a friend


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