Somerset and Dorset Postal History Group


We meet twice a year at Hornsbury Mill, Chard, TA20 3AQ in March and October, where we are entertained by guest speakers and members’ displays of Somerset & Dorset postal history as well as on broader aspects of postal history.

Our second meeting for 2017 will be on Sunday 22nd October 2017 when Nick Bridgwater will show Bath and Bill Pipe will show something from Dorset.

You can also look out for the Group at Midpex at Leamington Spa, CV31 1XN on 8th July 2017 where we will be sharing a table with the Bristol Postal History Group (see here for details on Midpex).

Our first meeting for 2017 was on Sunday 12th March 2017 when Bill Pipe showed Dorchester and POW camps, Graham Mark showed more POW material and Allen Cotton showed Postal Stationery.  See here for some photographs of the meeting.  An online copy of the Spring 2017 Journal is available here, password protected in the usual manner.

Our second meeting for 2016 was on Sunday 9th October 2016 when Bill Pipe displayed his Purbeck District postal history and Roger Martin displayed Portishead postal history, followed by short displays from members.  Click here for a report of the 9th October 2016 meeting from our Secretary and see here for some photographs of the meeting. An online copy of the Autumn 2016 Journal is available here, password protected in the usual manner.

The Midland Postal History Society held their usual meeting at Kington St Michael, SN14 6HX on Saturday 10th September 2016 from 11:00 to 16:00, to which members of the S&DPHG were invited.


Click here to see past News items.

For more details contact our Secretary Mr. W.T. [Bill] Pipe on 01202 623300 or email here.

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