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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

Dunshay – Reflections on a Dorset Manor House

(Dr Andrew Norman)  An attractive yet simple medieval house, its former inhabitants include figures who have made outstanding contributions in the fields of architecture, art and sculpture.  Their contributions have been not just of local importance but of national, and…..

£6.95

Wilton – The History of Wilton Gaol

(Peter Parrish)  An absorbing and interesting account of the Taunton penal institutions, particularly in the 19th century. 60 pages.  Soft covers.

£3.50

Dorset Militia Ballot Lists – Vol 2, West Dorset

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

£3.50

Dorset Volunteer Soldiers 1794-1798

A record of the recruitment of volunteer soldiers in Dorset in the French Revolutionary War of 1793 to 1802, from their beginnings in 1794 to their peak in 1798, when patriotic fervour was at its height under the shadow of…..

£1.50

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

Kingsmead and Weston, Childhood Memories – Growing Up in

(Pauline Forrest)  An account of a working class childhood in Bath in the 1920s and 1930s. A vivid evocation of a city changed almost beyond recognition – a city of tramcars, lodging houses, street vendors, midwinter dips in the flooded…..

£6.50

Wells, A Pictorial History

(Tony Scrase)  A perceptive vision of this smallest of cities as seen through over 170 photographs.  (Special price) 118 pages.  Hard back.

£8.50