About

The Frome Society for Local Study was founded in 1958 by a number of Frome townspeople who realised there was a need to make the history of Frome and the district better known, and to preserve its historic buildings and records.

We have a wide range of fascinating books about the town and surrounding
villages, plus old maps & our own Yearbooks.

Currently, the Frome Society for Local Study is actively involved in:

  •   An annual programme of winter lectures.
  •   An annual programme of summer visits to places of interest.
  •  Continuing its wide range of research, donations, and publications.
President: Michael McGarvie FSA
Chair: Julian Watson                                        01373 465664
Vice-Chair: Liz O’Sullivan                                 01373 812201
Secretary: Margery Hyde                                01373 453395
Treasurer: Judith Macarthur                          01373 453151
Membership Secretary: Janet Howard         01373 473733

see more details on ‘contact’ page.

The latest ‘Contact’ magazine is downloadable on the Bookshop page.

 

In the past. Frome Society for Local Study has:

*   Helped to establish and run Frome Museum.
*   Gathered and safeguarded information on Frome’s history.
*   Played a leading role in conserving historic buildings, including Marston House.
*   Given donations to many local projects.
*   Given financial assistance for research.
*   Purchased and repaired important relics.
*   Provided plaques to mark buildings of interest.
*   Helped to set up Frome Town Twinning.

*   Published over 80 titles of historic and local interest, including 19 Year Books.

To join the FSLS please fill out a membership form,  click here

 The Frome Society for Local Study membership list is currently full. If you would like to be placed on the waiting list then please either email info@fsls.org.uk or write to the Membership Secretary at 4 Styles Hill, Frome BA11 5JQ.

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