Rachel Hassall

/Rachel Hassall

About Rachel Hassall

School Archivist

House Histories

Abbeylands, c.1900Histories of Sherborne School’s current and former boarding houses are now available online.

They include, where available, copies of the house photographs for each year, but there are gaps in our collections that we need your help to fill.  If you have […]

Celebrating Shirburnians: Peter Twiss OBE

Peter TwissOn 10 March 1956, Old Shirburnian Peter Twiss (1921-2011) became the first man to fly faster than 1,000 mph.

Twiss, who attended Sherborne School (Abbey House) from 1935 to 1938, was a test pilot for Fairey Aviation and broke the World absolute air speed […]

International Women’s Day: an historical perspective

‘Even a Public School might be a little better for having two or three very carefully chosen women on the staff’

For 390 years, Sherborne School was a bastion of maleness with the boys being taught by a teaching staff made up entirely of men.  This all changed in 1941 with the […]

Westcott House Photographs

Westcott House photographs.

Can you help fill the gaps in our collection? Contact the School Archivist.

The Digby House Photographs

The Digby House photographs.

Can you help fill the gaps in our collection? Contact the School Archivist.

Lyon House Photographs

Lyon House photographs.

Can you help fill the gaps in our collection? Contact the School Archivist.

 

The Green House Photographs

The Green House photographs.

Can you help fill the gaps in our collection? Contact the School Archivist.

Abbey House Photographs

Abbey House photographs.

Can you help fill the gaps in our collection? Contact the School Archivist.

School House Photographs

School House photographs.

Can you help fill the gaps in our collection? Contact the School Archivist.

Harper House Photographs

Harper House photographs.

Can you help fill the gaps in our collection? Contact the School Archivist.