Somerset Books

A selection of books relating to Somerset.



Frome - Crime and Punishment in Regency Frome

£5.15

Frome - Crime and Punishment in Regency Frome

(ed Michael McGarvie)  The journals of Isaac Gregory, Constable of Frome (1813–14 & 1817-18).  Includes photographs and a good index.  64 pages.  Soft covers.  Over-the-counter price £3.50 ... [more info]

Barwick & Stoford - Chatterbox Revisited

£7.30

Barwick & Stoford - Chatterbox Revisited

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 in the mists of time.  52 pages.  soft covers.  Over-the-counter... [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]

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]

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]

Leigh Upon Mendip,  The Book of

£15.85

Leigh Upon Mendip, The Book of

(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 350 photographs.  151 pages.  Soft covers.  Over-the-counter p... [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]

Bruton - Alcohol, Violence, Feasts and Fairs

£12.25

Bruton - Alcohol, Violence, Feasts and Fairs

(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, twice yearly fairs and the annual feast were a time of recreation and enjoyment, often to excess... [more info]

Bruton, Death Comes to - A Market Town in Somerset c.1400- c.1900

£15.25

Bruton, Death Comes to - A Market Town in Somerset c.1400- c.1900

(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 death.  The contrast is explored between the wealthier in the community who left a will and poor famil... [more info]

Bruton, In and Around Through Time

£16.85

Bruton, In and Around Through Time

(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 in a ‘then and now’ fashion, so that direct comparisons may be made betwe... [more info]

Glastonbury Through Time

£16.95

Glastonbury Through Time

(Steve Wallis)  A fascinating selection of over 170 photographs traces some of the many ways in which Glastonbury has changed over the last century.  The pictures are arranged in a 'then and now' fashion, so that direct comparisons may be made between today's colour photograph and the old one.95 pages.  soft covers.  Over-the-co... [more info]

Bath History Tour

£8.70

Bath History Tour

(Jenny Knight)  A fascinating insight into the illustrious history of Bath.  The author guides the reader around its well known streets and buildings, showing how its famous landmarks used to look and how they have changed over the years, as well as exploring lesser-known sights and hidden corners.  96 pages.  soft covers.&... [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]

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