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East Brent Remembers The Great War

(Complied by John Rigarlsford)  Published by the East Brent Parish History Group, this book sets out to record as much information as could be found about all those from East Brent who served in the armed forces during the First…..

£4.50

1841 Census for Somerset, Master Index – Surnames beginning with A to I

Master index of surnames giving the parish/parishes in which the name occurs. The booklet also contains a list of parishes identifying the individual index volume which includes that parish. The individual index volumes contain more details of household members. Soft…..

£3.50

Dorset Quarter Sessions Order Book 1625-1638

(Ed Terry Hearing & Sarah Bridges) Dorset Record Society Vol 14.  Consists of 642 numbered folios plus some additional sheets. The Order Book is the earliest available for the County of Dorset, and no other documents concerning Quarter Sessions for…..

£25.00

1841 Census for Somerset, Master Index – Surnames beginning with J to Z

Master index of surnames giving the parish/parishes in which the name occurs. The booklet also contains a list of parishes identifying the individual index volume which includes that parish.  The individual index volumes contain more details of household members. Soft…..

£3.50

1851 Census for Somerset, Master Index

Master index of surnames giving the parish/parishes in which the name occurs. Soft cover.

£3.50

1891 Census for Somerset, Master Index

Master index of surnames giving the parish/parishes in which the name occurs. The booklet also contains a list of parishes identifying the individual index volume which includes that parish.  The individual index volumes contain more details of household members. Soft…..

£3.50

Dorset’s Forgotten Heroes

(David Beaton)  The story of more than 100 Dorset men and women whose exceptional courage or outstanding qualities make them true heroes. 128 pages.  Soft covers.

£7.95

Taunton St James Marriage Index – Vol 1, 1610 to 1701

Marriage index, transcribed from Phillimore’s. 1610 to 1701, listed by date, with a surname index.

£1.75

Wedmore – The New Wedmore Chronicles

(Hazel Hudson)  A compilation of one hundred articles, originally written for the local newspaper, about families, properties crimes and traditions of previous generations of Wedmore inhabitants. References and a comprehensive index have been added. Includes 90 illustrations. 296 pages.  Soft…..

£14.99

Dorset Privies

(Ian Fox)  This book presents a light-hearted look at Dorset’s loos of yesteryear with local anecdotes and photographs of those buildings still standing. It is fully illustrated. 96 pages.  Soft covers.

£7.95

Taunton St James Marriage Index – Vol 2, 1702 to 1723

Marriage index, transcribed from Phillimore’s. 1702 to 1723, listed by date, with a surname index.

£1.75

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

Crewkerne – Sailcloth, Webbing and Shirts – The Crewkerne Textile Industry

(Richard Sims)  An A4 bound presentation of the history of this vital local industry, as related to Crewkerne. There are a large number of quality photographs, complimented by diagrams. Includes a name index. 166 pages.  soft covers.

£15.00

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

Taunton St James Marriage Index – Vol 3, 1724 to 1754

Marriage index, transcribed from Phillimore’s. 1724 to 1754, listed by date, with a surname index.

£1.75

Taunton St Mary Marriage Index – Vol 1, 1558 to 1673

Marriage index, transcribed from Phillimore’s. 1558 to 1673, listed by date, with a surname index.

£1.75