THE HUNDRED OF YETMINSTER HISTORY SOCIETY
Meetings Programme 2017/18
All Meetings in St Andrew’s Hall,Yetminster at 2.30pm
Annual membership £7.50. Non-members and guests welcome – £2 entrance
13th September 2017
Jonathon Weeks – music
The talk is usually called ‘A Blast from the Past’ and consists of introducing and playing the following instruments in a lively, informative and amusing fashion. Reed pipe, shawm, bagpipes, double pipes, bladder pipe, hornpipe, crumhorn, corn amuse, kortholt, flute, bone whistles, double whistle, gemshorn, pipe and tabor, recorders, partitive organ and small hurdy gurdy. And possibly others!
Railways – Bath to Weymouth & more
The history of the Wessex line.
Colin G Maggs MBE MA is a railway historian and author of more than 60books about British railways, particularly in the Southwest. He has written many articles and made several TV & radio appearances on the subject
Â Coffers, Clysters, Comfrey and Coifs
The lives of our seventeenth century ancestors â€“ Why do you need a bum roll?, what did the cavaliers use for deodorant? These and many more questions you never thought to ask will be answered.
Janet Few works as an historical interpreter and thru’ her alter ego – “ Mistress Agnes“ – brings to life living in the 17th century for everyday folk.
The Baronet of Bladen
The life and time of Sir Ernest Debenham
Anne King is a local Dorset historian
Tsar Nicholas II & Russian Revolution
The life, and death, of Tsar Nicholas
Boney Pyke needs, I am sure, no introduction.
Lyme Regis Museum
Â and the new Mary Anning Wing
Includes a talk on a specialist subject.
Coach Trip to Exeter
Tours of Exeter Cathedral,
Guildhall &Tuckers Hall
Historic Mansion, Yeovil
Coach Trip to
Russell-Cotes Museum, Bournemouth
and Breamore House, Fordingbridge
The Franklin Expedition â€“ booked
An insight into the ill-fated expedition.
Jeremy Michell is Historic Photographs and Ships Plans Manager, at the National Maritime Museum so is well placed to give the story of this expedition. He has been working on an exhibition of this for sometime and it is now on display at Greenwich