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Sherborne – Castleton Parish: “Voices that be Gone”: Reconstructing the Victorian Parish of Castleton, Dorset 1834-1901

(Michael Hanson)  Castleton?s population in 1901 was a quarter of its 1831 peak, primarily due to the building of the Sherborne section of the London to Exeter railway. This book looks in detail at the residents during this period, and…..

£7.50

Dorchester and Around Through Time

(Steve Wallis)  A fascinating selection of over 180 photographs traces some of the many ways in which Dorchester and nearby villages have changed over the last century. The pictures are arranged in a ‘then and now’ fashion, so that direct…..

£12.99

Dorchester’s Great War Prison Camp – Living with the Enemy

(Brian Bates)  From 18 German civilians who arrived in Dorchester on 10 August 1914, this prisoner of war camp expanded to house 3,447 men in 113 huts by the end of 1915. This book shows what life was like inside…..

£9.99

Bruton, In and Around Through Time

(Andrew Pickering & Mandy Eldred-Tyler)  Bruton is one of Somerset?s hidden gems.  This book focuses on the town?s rich architectural heritage of schools, businesses and homes, and the tale of change and continuity they tell. Over 180 pictures are arranged…..

£14.99

Dorset Through Time

(Steve Wallis)  Over 180 photographs are used to trace the changes that have affected many towns and villages in Dorset over the last century. The pictures are arranged in a ?then and now? fashion, with the modern photograph taken from…..

£14.99

Glastonbury Through Time

(Steve Wallis)  A fascinating selection of over 170 photographs traces some of the many ways in which Glastonbury has changed over the last century. The pictures are arranged in a ‘then and now’ fashion, so that direct comparisons may be…..

£14.99

The Somerset Electoral Register – Eastern Division – 1832

(Ed Stuart A Raymond)  A facsimile of the 1832 electoral register for the eastern part of Somerset.  The register provides each voter’s name, their place of abode, their qualification for having a vote (e.g. freehold house, freehold farm, occupier of…..

£18.00

The Somerset Electoral Register – Western Division – 1832

. (Ed Stuart A Raymond)  A facsimile of the 1832 electoral register for the western part of Somerset. The register provides each voter’s name, their place of abode, their qualification for having a vote (e.g. freehold house, freehold farm, occupier…..

£18.00

Wedmore – More Wedmore Past

(Hazel Hudson)  A pictorial history of the parish of Wedmore, from the late 1800s to the end of the Second World War. Contains over 100 photographs, with many of the individuals named. 81 pages.  Soft covers.

£9.00

Dorset – Curious and Surprising

(Roger Guttridge)  The country clergyman who eloped with a parishioner’s wife … the stranded whale that became a tourist attraction on a Dorset beach … the spinster who kept her companion’s body for almost three years without reporting her death……

£9.99

Good Old Somersets

(Brian Gillard)  A day-to-day chronicle of the 1st Battalion Somerset Light Infantry ? Aug to Dec 1914. 164 pages.  Soft covers.

£14.99

Cheddar Through Time

(Andrew Pickering & Nicola Foster)  A fascinating selection of over 180 photographs traces some of the many ways in which Cheddar has changed over the last century. The pictures are arranged in a ‘then and now’ fashion, so that direct…..

£14.99

Portishead & Around Through Time

(Will Musgrave)  A selection of over 180 photographs traces some of the many ways in which Portishead and two local villages, Pill and Long Ashton,  have changed over the last century. The pictures are arranged in a ?then and now?…..

£14.99

Somerset at War Through Time

(Henry Buckton)  Somerset?s contribution to the Second World War was extremely varied. This book includes pictures of coastal defences at places like Brean Down and Merryfield, Glastonbury?s preparation for occupation, naval fighter pilot training at Yeovilton and much more.  The…..

£14.99

Charltons, Life in the – The Station Years 1905 To 1962

(Janet Baillie)  Stories of the people who lived in Charlton Adam and Charlton Mackrell during the years the villages had a station. Includes over 100 photographs, together with maps of the villages. 50 pages.  Soft covers.

Yours Reverently … from the pulpit, the pub and the Parish Notes 1948-1953

(Rev Oliver Wilmott)  Records of village life around Loders, Dottery & Askerswell. 250 pages.  Soft covers.

£9.99