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Born and bred villagers outside the former school...now the village hall.<br />
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The little changed Somerset village of Chiselborough whose residents have pieced together their history in photographs.<br />
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A rural village's community has painstakingly put together its social history over the last 40 years, which is now going on display.<br />
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Tony and June Perry first started collecting images of Chiselborough, in south Somerset, 40 years ago for the project which celebrates the village's people, traditions and buildings.<br />
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Dozens of villagers have helped the couple compile 600 photos which are finally going to be shown in a new exhibition.<br />
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The images, which date back to the 1860s, highlight many notable events in Chiselborough's history including the fire of 1890 which saw the pub burn down.<br />
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Other photos show the silver jubilee party of 1935, a school fancy dress day in 1954 and the renovation of the village's 12th century church in 1971.<br />
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Situated on the River Parrett, Chiselborough is five miles west of Yeovil and has a population of just 275 people.