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Somerset Photographers 1839-1939

On 31 August 1844, an advertisement in the Warwick and Warwickshire Advertiser announced that, during the following week at the Bowling Green, Warwick “Master Augustus Gyngell, only eight years of age, the child with the iron nerve, will make his … Continue reading

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Family History in Focus

I’m not sure where to start in summarizing yesterday’s brilliant talks about early photography and family history, held at our Family History Centre in Sherborne – there were so many fascinating facts and wonderful images that any summary is bound … Continue reading

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Somerset in Historic Photographs

The SDFHS Chairman, Ann-Marie Wilkinson, summarises a fascinating new photographic exhibition at the Museum of Somerset. On Friday evening (16 May), Steve (right) and I along with Patrick Williams (a previous Chairman of the Society) and his wife Joan went … Continue reading

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