Chatterbox, “The Voice of Barwick & Stoford” was the villages’ quarterly magazine from August 2004 to September 2014. The history items from the magazine have been brought together in this booklet to ensure that these important articles are not lost…..
(Ed Joyce Jefferson) The story of a small upland parish in the East Mendips, Somerset, from pre-historic times up to the present day. Includes chapters on farming (past and present), shops and facilities, industry and the community. Illustrated with over…..
(P W Randell) Explores the leisure pursuits in Bruton between about 1500 and about 1900. When life was a constant struggle for survival, and was dominated by grinding toil, any moment of leisure was a welcome relief. The weekly market,…..
(P W Randell) A study on death in Bruton and its immediate neighbourhood, concentrated on four main areas ? causes of death, attitudes to death, burials including the role of the church and the churchyard and the worldly consequences of…..
(Andrew Pickering & Mandy Eldred-Tyler) Bruton is one of Somerset?s hidden gems. This book focuses on the town?s rich architectural heritage of schools, businesses and homes, and the tale of change and continuity they tell. Over 180 pictures are arranged…..
(Stephen Butt) Until the railways arrived Weston-super-Mare was a ?town without a history?. From a little fishing village with just a handful of houses, Weston grew into a major seaside resort in just under 100 years. Over 180 pictures, arranged…..
(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…..