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View Villains and Heroes
View Lovely Women, Fair but False
View Poachers and Police
View A Mock ‘H’ Bomb Attack
View Wurts
View Public Eye
View Yeovil – September 1939
View The Riot of 1831
View The South Petherton Pig Nuisance
View Miss Betty Balfour Comes To Town
View South Somerset Snippets
View Yeovil in 2000?
View Two Glimpses Of Somerset In The 1860’s
View Old Somerset Customs and Sayings
View The Langport
View First Westland Crash – September 1917
View Royal Patronage – 1840
View Great Fire at Yeovil
View What Yeovil was like in the 1880’s
View The Wessex Boys’ Brigade – Inspection – 1909
View Yeovil School in 1954
View Yeovil School in 1948/9
View Yeovil’s Hundred Stone

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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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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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