Browse our selection of old black and white photographs of Sherborne, along with a selection of historic maps, local history books, and fascinating memories that our visitors have contributed. All our photos and maps are available to buy in a wide range of product formats, including framed prints, canvas prints, tea towels, mugs, jigsaws, tableware, cushion covers and as one photo in a customised calendar. Most of our local history books can have a personalised inscription added for FREE to the title page.
Read and share your memories of Sherborne itself or of a particular photo of Sherborne.
My family and I lived in part of this house for 11 years and were fortunate to learn much of its history. First built in 1086, this house has been remodeled countless times to suit the fashion of the day and been used for numerous purposes. During the times of Henry VIII this house was used as a (...Read full memory)
My father was an Officer in the USAF. In 1954 he was transferred to Fairford RAF Station, and we came to live in The Cottage, Sherborne. I was 9 years old and I loved every minute of living in Sherborne. Mr. Hooper was the gardener and Mrs. Stevens came in to help my mother. Mrs. Steven's girls, Beryl and (...Read full memory)