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Cassini Popular Edition Map – Sheet 183, Yeovil & Frome – 1919

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

Exford, Culbone and Oare Parish Registers

A transcription of: Exford: Christenings 1594-1837, Marriages 1594-1837, Burials 1594-1837 Culbone: Christenings 1605-1830, Marriages 1605-1830, Burials 1605-1830 Oare: Christenings 1599-1830, Marriages 1599-1830, Burials 1599-1830

£7.20

Frome in the Great War

(David Lassman)  Men from Frome and the surrounding area experienced action in all the theatres of war that the global conflict encompassed, and they took part in the numerous battles and campaigns, on land and sea, that have become synonymous…..

£12.99

Portland

(Stuart Morris)  The Island and Royal Manor of Portland is unique in Great Britain, and even today retains an atmosphere and identity that are all its own. The author provides a portrait of the island that both brings its past…..

£4.95

Purbeck Century

(Rodney Legg)  The author on a unique ramble through his beloved Purbeck. History.  Geography and anecdote combine to examine the magic and mystery of the villages. 160 pages.  Hardback.

£16.00

Somerset War Memorials on CD

Information on thousands of servicemen and women with a Somerset connection, and the transcription of their memorials.

£12.50

The 1601 and 1628 Subsidy Returns for South Somerset

A listing, grouped by Hundreds, of the names of those paying tax in each of the two years, and the amount paid. The 1601 subsidy consists of the first payment of the fourth subsidy granted to Elizabeth I, and the…..

£3.95

A Surname Index to Parties Mentioned in Abstracts of Bath & Wells Diocesan Records: Marriage Licences & Allegations

An index originally prepared by the late Lieut Col H R Phipps for all entries found in licence books, bonds and citations for licences issued from Wells between 1583 and 1755. The index to parties does not include the bondsmen,…..

£7.20

Cassini Popular Edition Map – Sheet 193, Taunton & Lyme Regis – 1919

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

Dorset, A Study of Churches in, on CD

Over 300 Dorset parish churches photographed and described with brief histories together with information on the location of their records. The area covered is the historical county of Dorset, so excludes churches in Bournemouth and Christchurch which were previously part…..

£15.00

Frome, The Buildings of

(Rodney D Goodall)  A study of the development of Frome and its buildings over a period of more than 1300 years, including churches, inns, public building, commercial building and houses. Includes 40 photographs. 149 pages.  Soft covers.

£9.00

Pottery

(Penny Copland-Griffiths)  The potteries of Dorset are amongst the most enduring of all the crafts associated with the county.  The clay beds of south and east Dorset have long provided potters with a livelihood. The author traces the history of…..

£4.95

Frome – Experiences of a 19th Century Gentleman

(ed Derek Gill)  The Diary of Thomas Bunn of Frome.  An extensive introduction to the Bunn family is followed by diary extracts from the 1830s and 1840s. 196 pages.  Soft covers.

£10.00

Histories of Some Parishes in Dorset and Somerset on CD

A series of articles taken from the Society’s journal ‘The Greenwood Tree’ about individual parishes. Many of the original articles were not illustrated, so the opportunity has been taken to add old and new photographs, many of them in colour.  Note…..

£15.00

Cassini Popular Edition Map – Sheet 195, Bournemouth & Purbeck – 1919

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

Frome – Foul Deeds & Suspicious Deaths in & Around

(Mick Davis & David Lassman)  Behind Frome’s modern day facade lies a more sinister and foul past; full of murder, kidnapping, rioting, witchcraft and rebellion, among other nefarious activities that have taken place over the centuries in the town and…..

£12.99