35 Bell street (Armoury)

1st Volunteer Battalion, [I] Company, Dorsetshire Regiment, (Kelly, 1895)
ds 'D' Squadron Dorset Yeomanry

The entry for Shaftesbury in Kelly's Directory 1895 reports that ‘The [I] Company of the 1st Volunteer Battalion, Dorsetshire Regiment, have their armoury in Bell street; Colour-Sergt George Hacker, in command; Sergt Wm.Edward Mozley instructor.’

Kelly, 1911, refers to the ‘Left Half of E Co.’ 4th Battalion at the Armoury, 35 Bell street

Kelly, 1935, refers to a drill hall in Victoria Street: “Territorial Army Royal Artillery 94th (Queen's Own Dorset Yeomanry) Field Brigade 375th Battery Head Quarters, Drill Hall, Victoria Street.”
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