B4 Large Letter – up to 750g
(Ian Waller) Unlike many occupational groups, there is no single set of records which enables us to find out about their lives. From the early 1800s onwards it is quite possible to locate documents among family papers such as letters,…..
(Barbara Elsmore) From midway through the reign of Queen Victoria, to the coronation of Queen Elizabeth II, the many changes affecting the way of life in Over and Nether Compton are explored. Life is viewed through the eyes of members…..
(Jack W Sweet) A collection of fifty tales of murder, mayhem and mishap, ranging from Mary Adlam killing her drunken husband in Regency Bath, a test flight crash at Yeovil and mine disasters in the Somerset coalfields, to the missing…..
(Gordon Rendell). The author, aged three at the start of the war in 1939, experienced the following six years with a sharp intensity. Having an enquiring mind and time of his hands, he studied the village characters and was often…..
(Stuart A Raymond) The records of parish, county, and diocesan administration, of the courts, of the national government, and of private estates, all have something to tell us about the history of a locality, which can assist with our understanding…..
This Society publication, of the accounts from Wellington in Somerset, are of particular interest to those researching early ancestors from this parish because the earliest register of births, marriages and deaths does not commence until 1683. The original churchwardens accounts…..
(Clarence Bradley). The author, who moved to Montacute from Stoke-sub-Hamdon three years after his birth, joined the Air Training Corps in his teens. This nurtured in him an interest in military aviation and local people’s involvement in the Second World…..
(Susan T Moore) The records of the Courts of Equity, which deal with cases of fairness rather than the law, are among the most detailed, extensive and revealing of all the legal documents historians can consult, yet they are often…..
(John Wintrip) This period is before the censuses and civil registration, and so more difficult to research. The book provides a description of aspects of life in the Georgian period, and a detailed guide to the variety of the genealogically…..
(David Shorey) John Aldridge’s School, Kingston School, Yeovil County School, Yeovil School: 1845, 1850, 1925, 1938, 1974, 1995; all names and dates that trace the life of a school which lived and died, but its Old Yeovilians lives on. 150…..