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Burton Bradstock – Farmers, Fishermen & Flaxspinners

(Elizabeth Buckler Gale)  Enthralling account of the lives of the people of the Burton Bradstock locality from long ago to recent times. 172 pages.  Soft covers.

£7.50

Cassini Revised New Series Map – Sheet 193, Taunton & Lyme Regis – 1898-1900

The map covers the same area, is reproduced to the same scale (1:50,000), carries the same map number and uses the same British National Grid Reference, as the corresponding Ordnance Survey Landranger© map.

£7.99

Georgians, The

(Jo Draper)  Two centuries of agricultural change and the growth of the towns have transformed Dorset’s Georgian landscape. Using contemporary illustrations and concentrating on those who lived in the eighteenth century Dorset, the author has superbly captured the character of…..

£4.95

Railway Worker, My Ancestor was a

(Frank Hardy)  A complete guide to using railway records, covering all aspects of this hugely significant industry. The book includes a brief history of our railways from the start to 1948, an explanation of the job titles used by the…..

£8.99

WORLD WAR I ARMY ANCESTRY

4th EDITION 2003 (Norman Holding & Iain Swinnerton) This book sets out to provide family history researchers with a list of sources available to them so that they may reconstruct the career of a soldier. Although it provides a few…..

£6.95

Yeovil – Letters Home to

(Jack Sweet) During the First World War, Yeovil men and women served on the Western Front, in Belgium and France, and many other places. Letters to and from home were welcomed by all recipients and during the four years of…..

£10.00

Cassini Revised New Series Map – Sheet 194, Dorchester & Weymouth – 1899

The map covers the same area, is reproduced to the same scale (1:50,000), carries the same map number and uses the same British National Grid Reference, as the corresponding Ordnance Survey Landranger© map.

£7.99

East and West Coker Parish Records on CD

Parish Registers: East Coker: Baptisms 1661-1888, Marriages 1560-1885, Burials 1661-1885.  Note that there are gaps in all the records, particularly in marriages, from 1632 to 1713. West Coker: Baptisms 1697-1897, Marriages 1607-1837, Burials 1613-1845.  Note that there are gaps in all…..

£10.00

Industrial Past, The

(Peter Stanier)  One of the delights of a rural county like Dorset is its mix of traditional small-scale industries, many based on natural resources. The book details location of these industries, broken down by categories: raw materials, manufacturing, power and…..

£4.95

Loders Back-Along – 2nd Edition

(Bernard Paull)  The author has spent many years collecting post cards and photographs of Loders.  This collection, much of which has been included in the book, has enabled a look back at life and events in the village between the…..

£10.00

Marriage Law for Genealogists – The Definitive Guide. Second edition.

(Rebecca Probert) A second edition of the author’s guide for everyone tracing the marriages of their English and Welsh ancestors between 1600 and the 20th century. Examines changes over time: who could marry whom, the basic formalities of marriage, requirements…..

£10.00

Royal Navy, My Ancestor was in The

(Ian Waller)  A comprehensive guide to Navy records dating back to before 1700, the book also contains a brief history of the service, guides to uniforms and insignia, divisions and branches of the Navy, pensions, dockyards, casualties, courts martial and…..

£12.99

The Assessment of the Hundred of North Petherton & the Borough of Bridgwater

A list of those required to pay a monthly tax for three months for the maintenance of ‘Forces raised by Authority of Parliament’, with the amount payable. The lists are arranged by tything. A surname index is included. 40 pages. …..

£3.45

Cassini Revised New Series Map – Sheet 195, Bournemouth & Purbeck – 1897-1909

The map covers the same area, is reproduced to the same scale (1:50,000), carries the same map number and uses the same British National Grid Reference, as the corresponding Ordnance Survey Landranger© map.

£7.99

Chancellors Farm Accounts 1766-1767

A transcription of the accounts kept by Mr Charles Tudway for Chancellors Farm in the parish of West Harptree for the year April 1766 to April 1767. They are very detailed accounts, covering livestock, the production and marketing of cheese,…..

£3.45

Corscombe Parish Registers

A transcription of: Christenings 1694-1846, Marriages 1695-1837, Burials 1695-1848.

£6.50