book will cover all htmlects of the history of the town from earliest
times but mostly in the last century up to the present day.
will be published as an A4 hardback with a colour photographic
section with selected photographs taken from the Town Council's
Portrait 2000 Millennium project, a section on the factual historical
htmlects of the town and an oral history taken from the reminiscences
of the residents of the town along with interesting photographs,
maps, drawings and other illustrations.
Lyn Lindsay and John Tanner have agreed to compile the oral section
of the book and would love to hear from residents past and present
with any memories or photographs which can be incorporated.
of the subjects which could be covered are:-
Trade & Industry in the town
and properties around the town
and Farming Markets
Twentieth Century -
Pictures & Reminiscences
aim is for the book to be published by Halsgrove Publishing in 2001
as a celebration of Blandford in the past and a look forwards to
the Blandford of the new Millennium.
help by contacting us on the following telephone numbers. We will
be happy to call and see you to either talk over your memories or
collect written contributions and photographs. Please be assured
that all photographs will be returned.
Lyn Lindsay tel: 456209
Mr John Tanner tel: 455173