(Ed Dave Hardiman & Ian Lawrence) A compendium of articles published on the web site of the Fontmell Village Archive Society, with additional material more suited to the book format. Includes details of many Fontmell families from the 18th Century,…..
(Sturminster Minster Museum Society) The first published history of Sturminster Newton, beginning over 100 years ago. Has many illustrations, with many of the individuals named. Local folklore, myths and legends are also explored. 164 pages. Soft covers.
(Robert Young) Recollections of Life in Sturminster Newton in the Early Nineteenth Century. Published by the Dorset Record Society, this is a transcription of Robert Young?s manuscript in a small exercise book, originally written in 1908, enhanced by the inclusion…..
(Michael Hanson) Castleton?s population in 1901 was a quarter of its 1831 peak, primarily due to the building of the Sherborne section of the London to Exeter railway. This book looks in detail at the residents during this period, and…..
(Brian Bates) From 18 German civilians who arrived in Dorchester on 10 August 1914, this prisoner of war camp expanded to house 3,447 men in 113 huts by the end of 1915. This book shows what life was like inside…..