The Frome Society for Local Study was founded in 1958
by a number of 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
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,
    selling by post & online new titles and Year Books
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

A Bunn Column, one of a pair, are all that remains of Bunn's planned Crescent
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To join the FSLS please fill out a membership form, click here

If you are interested in:
*   Archaeology,
*   Architecture,
*   Frome,
*   Geology,
*   Historic houses and gardens,
*   Local history,
*   Natural History
then Frome Society for Local Study has
something to offer you.
Remember, if you join the Frome Society for
Local Study, you
automatically become a member of the Frome
and District Civic Society as well. Frome Society
for Local Study is a Registered Charity
Unveiling the plaque to Fred Knee at Vallis First School, Monday 8/12/14 Photo courtesy Mendip Times
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