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Tintinhull Local History Group meets monthly usually at Tintinhull Village Hall. For more information see the website:

Tintinhull Local History Group
Meeting Programme
Spring 2016

27th January - TLHG
‘Set in Stone’ DVD
Exploring Britain’s Cathedrals, with Master Stonemason Tom Maude
24th February - David Mountstephens
‘The History of Yandles’
A talk about the family-run sawmill founded in 1860 by Henry Yandle
23rd March – Derek Gore
‘The Vikings in the South West’
Records of raids and battles in the Bristol and English Channels, explored through evidence found in the form of stone sculpture, place-names and finds of metal objects.
27th April - Nigel Harvey and Group Members
‘Tithe Mead Archaeology Dig and TARLAP updates’
On-going archaeology and research
There will be a short AGM tonight
Summer Break
28th September - John Smith
‘Roman Life around Tintinhull’
How the Romans effected our buildings, roads and rivers. Includes a display of Pottery, Glassware, Lamps, Foods, Money and Clothing.
26th October - Sarah Villiers
‘Bondage’ (re-scheduled from January) Sarah’s talk traces some of the Somerset emigrants who in order to fund the journey to the Colonies, became indentured for a fixed period, or ‘bonded servants’.
23rd November - Ted Udall
‘How did they get there?’
Find out how our ancestors travelled.
14th December - Kay Wych
‘as Alyce Cleeve 1538’
How I became a 16C Kitchen Maid
All evening meetings 7.30pm Tintinhull Village Hall. Vicarage Street. (Unless otherwise stated)
Free Refreshments. Non members welcome Visitors £3 Members £1 Full membership £8
Contact:- Ed Lorch or for further information. Check out the history group website at

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