Tag Archives: Far from the Madding Crowd

From Slavery to the Workhouse

I am sure many of us have discovered that one or more of our early family members went into the workhouse. Sitting at our computers in our centrally heated homes we have tried to imagine what it might have been like with, perhaps, … Continue reading

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Sherborne is now Casterbridge

Patricia Spencer describes the temporary transformation of the SDFHS centre. Arriving this morning for a meeting at our Sherborne Centre we found that the exterior of our building had been transformed into ‘The Friends’ Alms-House’ as it will appear in … Continue reading

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