Somerset Books

A selection of books relating to Somerset.



Mills on the Yeo and the Men Who Worked Them

£12.60

Mills on the Yeo and the Men Who Worked Them

(Martin Bodman)  A gazetteer of almost 90 water-powered sites in south-east Somerset and north-west Dorset, that focuses on their history in the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries.The book covers mills on the Yeo and all its tributaries, including the Cam and the Wriggle. Full index with references to 196 millers, 38 bakers, 13 silk thro... [more info]

Castle Cary, North Cadbury and Wincanton

£9.95

Castle Cary, North Cadbury and Wincanton

(Sam Miller & Bridget Laver)  A collection of over 220 old photographs showing life from days gone by in a corner of South East Somerset.  Includes some other villages in the area.  Reduced price.128 pages.  Soft covers.  Over-the-counter price £8.00 ... [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]

Somerset Families

£25.20

Somerset Families

(Robert Dunning)  Potted histories of thirty four families, their houses and estates, very interesting and informative reading, from the County Historian.  159 pages.  Hardback.  Over-the-counter price £19.95... [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

£7.95

Mells, A History of

(Rev F W Cleverdon)  Describes many aspects of Mells history from the account in the Domesday book up to the 20th century.  Includes  photographs.  101 pages.  Soft covers.  Over-the-counter price £6.00 ... [more info]

Edington - A Somerset Village

£12.95

Edington - A Somerset Village

(Village Archive Group) An absorbing insight of the history & life in this Polden Hills community.  128 pages.  Soft covers.  Over-the-counter price £11.00 ... [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]

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