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Going to School in the War Years

We are reminded that bombs were dropped over a wide area of Sherborne on 30 September 1940 with loss of life and widespread damage.¬†John Samuel Jackson of Milborne Port, a pupil at Foster’s School remembers what it was like to … Continue reading

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Do you have a carpenter in the family?

Barbara Elsmore describes how learning a new trade enabled her great-grandfather, George Collings, to improve his own life and that of his descendants. Many of his carpentry tools are still in the family and some are now on display in … Continue reading

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