Tag Archives: Sherborne Abbey

The Whittle Box

The questions that kept popping into my head all began when I saw a green box with a name painted on it in an antique shop in Sherborne. Who had owned the box? Who had painted the name? What was … Continue reading

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The Royal Tombs of Great Britain

We had a real treat yesterday when Dr Aidan Dodson of Bristol University came to our Research Centre at Sherborne and gave two fascinating and informative talks under the heading of The King is Dead: the royal tombs of Great … Continue reading

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Kellaway coat of arms in Sherborne Abbey

SDFHS member Warwick Kellaway of Hamilton, New Zealand, has been researching his family history for many years. The name Kellaway/Kelleway/Kelloway/Kelway/Callaway/Calloway/Calway/Callow/Kellow, and the other variants seen today, is reasonably considered to derive from the village of Caillouet, in Eure, northern France. … Continue reading

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