The Milton Abbas Local History Group meet on the first Wed of the month Oct – June at 19:00 in the Reading Rooms Milton Abbas. Membership is £10pa.For the Programme of meetings click here. Our next meeting is on Wed 6 November 2019.
George Heywood Maunoir Sumner 1873 – 1940 was an artist and archaeologist. He, with William Morris, was one of the founders of the Arts and Crafts movement. Half way through his life he discovered archaeology and carried out major works in the New Forest and Cranborne Chase including Blandford Racecourse which was on the site of what is now the Royal Signals camp.
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