Somerset Books

A selection of books relating to Somerset.



Chinnock, West and Middle, The World War One Servicemen of - Remembering a Generation

£13.35

Chinnock, West and Middle, The World War One Servicemen of - Remembering a Generation

(Phil Nichols)  A detailed look at the lives of 86 servicemen who were born in, or who lived in, the village before or during the Great War.  In addition to the standard research sources for the period, the author has been able to contact the relatives of 56 of the men, and then use family recollections and photographs kindly suppli... [more info]

Crewkerne - Sailcloth, Webbing and Shirts - The Crewkerne Textile Industry

£18.35

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.  Over-the-counter price £15.00 ... [more info]

Ilchester in World War II

£15.00

Ilchester in World War II

(Ilchester Town Trust Museum)  A detailed examination of the effects of the war on the population of Ilchester, those who served in the forces, the Home Guard and evacuees.  Numerous photographs are included, with many of the individuals named.  195 pages.  Soft covers.  Over-the-counter price £12.50 ... [more info]

Weston-Super-Mare Through Time - Revised edition

£16.95

Weston-Super-Mare Through Time - Revised edition

(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 in a ‘then and now’ fashion so that direct comparisons may be made between today’s col... [more info]

Somerset Privies

£9.60

Somerset Privies

(Hilary Binding)  A descriptive and pictorial tribute to the lavatories of yesteryear. It takes us from the highly unsanitary Middle Ages to the more comic encounters of recent times. 96 pages.  Soft covers.  Over-the-counter price £7.95... [more info]

Wedmore - The New Wedmore Chronicles

£18.25

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 covers.  Over-the-count... [more info]

Wedmore - More Wedmore Past

£10.95

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.  Over-the-counter price £9.00... [more info]

Wilton - The History of Wilton Gaol

£4.70

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.  Over-the-counter price £3.50 ... [more info]

Mells - The King's Peace

£9.25

Mells - The King's Peace

(ed Michael McGarvie)  A transcription of the Justice’s Notebooks of Thomas Horner of Mells, 1770 – 1777.  Includes an index of the multitude of names mentioned.  188 pages.  Soft Covers.  Over-the-counter price £6.00 ... [more info]

Mells, A History of (3rd edition)

£9.50

Mells, A History of (3rd edition)

(Rev F W Cleverdon)  Describes many aspects of Mells history from the account in the Domesday book up to the 20th century.  The photographs included have been improved, and some are in colour in this new edition.  New photographs have replaced some of those in the earlier edition, and a revised index, making it more helpful, is inclu... [more info]

Good Old Somersets

£16.95

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.  Over-the-counter price £14.99 ... [more info]

Long Sutton as 'Twere

£9.35

Long Sutton as 'Twere

(Redvers Burt)  A fond evocation of times past, the community evolving over two or three generations.  128 pages.  Soft covers. Over-the-counter price £ 7.50.... [more info]

Somerset Airman, A

£6.00

Somerset Airman, A

The story of an RAF armourer, who grew up in Frome on a small family farm.  The story begins with an account of life on the farm, and continues with Eric’s conscription into the services, and his time in foreign parts away from loved ones in a sleepy Somerset town.  Reduced price. 190 pages.  Soft covers.  Over-the-counter ... [more info]

North Curry - A Place in History

£20.00

North Curry - A Place in History

(Angela Dix)  A history of North Curry, from prehistoric times to the present day, relating events in the village to those taking place in the world outside.  Includes detailed information on various aspects of local history and records, and a surname index.  240 pages.  Hardback.  Over-the-counter price now reduced to £15.... [more info]

Langford - Every House Tells a Story

£12.50

Langford - Every House Tells a Story

(The Langford History Group)  A history of some of Langford’s older houses and the people who lived in them.  Includes over 150 photographs, including a number of maps, and a comprehensive index.  229 pages.  Soft covers.  Over-the-counter price £10.00 ... [more info]

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