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To celebrate its 50th birthday, the Society has produced a new book on the archaeology of Yeovil, Yeovil: The Hidden History appeared in November 2004 as a paperback, published by Tempus. The book has been written and illustrated by members of the society.

Contents Author
A survey of Yeovil’s archaeology Brian & Moira Gittos
Prehistory and the Romans James Gerrard
Yeovil’s Anglo-Saxon minster Brian & Moira Gittos
Castle, church & conquest: the Normans in south Somerset Sally Mills
The archaeology of the Library site Brian & Moira Gittos
Yeovil’s history through maps Duncan Black
Surviving evidence of Wartime Yeovil Jack Sweet
Reference list of archaeology in the Yeovil area Brian & Moira Gittos

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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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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 5th Dec – ‘The Unfortunate Captain Pearce & the wreck of the Holswel’ – Speaker – Philip Browne
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’ – 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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