A.C. Vivian’s photograph of The Courts, taken on 30 September 1940 within half an hour of the raid.

Sherborne School Archives hold 158 essays written by Sherborne School boys about their experiences during the bombing of Sherborne on 30 September 1940.  The essays appear to have been written in November 1940, and in February and March 1941.  They are arranged here by house:

School House (a)

Abbey House (b)

The Green (c)

Harper House (d)

Wallace House/Elmdene (e)

Abbeylands (f)

Lyon House (g)

Westcott House (h)


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