SDFHS Events

We organise Society events, either side of the county boundary between Somerset and Dorset, in both Yeovil and Sherborne. Yeovil events are held in our Family History Centre at Broadway House, Peter St., Yeovil BA20 1PN which is on the first and second floors, without lift access. Sherborne events are held at the Raleigh Hall, Digby Rd, Sherborne, DT9 3NL which is fully accessible.




British Royal Burials: from Sherborne to Windsor - Saturday 19 October (2.30-4.30pm)

£3.00

British Royal Burials: from Sherborne to Windsor - Saturday 19 October (2.30-4.30pm)

During this afternoon, Professor Aidan Dodson will explore the royal tombs of England, Scotland and the United Kingdom, beginning with those of the early English kingdoms (which included Sherborne Abbey), and ending with the tomb-chapel added to Windsor's St George's Chapel for the interment of George VI. Our journey will extend over much of mainla... [more info]

Families in the Utilities - Wednesday 6 November 2019 (2.30-4.30pm)

£3.00

Families in the Utilities - Wednesday 6 November 2019 (2.30-4.30pm)

In this talk, John Damon will discuss how to find out more about family members who worked in the utilities (water, electricity, gas, etc.), their working conditions and lives.SDFHS Members: £3. Non-members: £5.Book in advance* or pay at the door.* Phone: 01935 429609, email: sdfhsmembership@outlook.com or book online.Venue: SDFHS Centre, Broadway ... [more info]

Every picture tells a story - Saturday 23 November 2019 (2.30-4.30pm)

£3.00

Every picture tells a story - Saturday 23 November 2019 (2.30-4.30pm)

Graham Bendell, who curates the photographic collection at Sherborne Museum, will show how much we can learn, both about people and places, from studying old photographs.SDFHS Members: £3. Non-members: £5. Includes refreshments.Venue: Raleigh Hall, Digby Rd, Sherborne, DT9 3NL.... [more info]

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