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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

Taunton St Mary Marriage Index – Vol 2, 1674 to 1718

Marriage index, transcribed from Phillimore’s. 1674 to 1718, listed by date, with a surname index.

£1.75

Taunton St Mary Marriage Index – Vol 3, 1719 to 1754

Marriage index, transcribed from Phillimore’s. 1719 to 1754, listed by date, with a surname index.

£1.75

Taunton Burial Index – 1813 to 1837

Burial Index for Taunton – St Mary Magdalene and Taunton – St James.

£2.15

Lyme Regis & Neighbouring Parishes Burial Index – 1813 to 1837

Burial index for Lyme Regis – St Michael, Charmouth – St Matthew, Chideock – St Giles, Chideock – Our Lady, Queen of Martyrs and St Ignatious, Symondsbury – St John the Baptist, Whitchurch Canonicorum – St Candida and Holy Cross, Wootton…..

£2.15

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

Dorset Militia Ballot Lists – Vol 1, East Dorset

A transcription of East Dorset militia ballots lists, for the years 1757 to 1799.

£3.50