Somerset Books

A selection of books relating to Somerset.



East Brent Remembers The Great War

£6.15

East Brent Remembers The Great War

(Complied by John Rigarlsford)  Published by the East Brent Parish History Group, this book sets out to record as much information as could be found about all those from East Brent who served in the armed forces during the First World War, with those who died and those who returned in separate sections.  An introduction to the war and i... [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]

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]

Yeovil History Tour

£8.55

Yeovil History Tour

(Robin Ansell & Jack Sweet)  This photographic history tour of Yeovil provides a glimpse of the town during the first half of the twentieth century, but above the more modern shop fronts of many of today’s buildings in the main streets the earlier Yeovil remains.96 pages.  Small format.  Soft covers.  Over-the-counter ... [more info]

Yeovil in the Great War

£14.95

Yeovil in the Great War

(Jack Sweet)  The author takes a personal look back on the town from August 1914 to the armistice of November 1918.  Scarcely a Yeovil family remained untouched by the Great War; over 200 men would lose their lives, and several hundred more would be wounded.  95 pages.  Soft covers.  Over-the-counter price £12.99 ... [more info]

Yeovil Then & Now

£13.95

Yeovil Then & Now

(Robin Ansell & Jack Sweet)  Yeovil’s changing face is expertly documented in this fascinating collection of over 75 paired photographs.  96 pages.  Soft covers.  Over-the-counter price £11.99... [more info]

Yeovil's Years

£14.95

Yeovil's Years

(Jack Sweet)  Some of the articles written by the author, for the Yeovil Times and then the Western Gazette, which dealt with many aspects of Yeovil’s history, from two drownings in the River Yeo in 1844 to a Youth Club show at the old Summerleaze Park School in 1952.  128 pages.  Soft covers.  Over-the-counter price £12.99 ... [more info]

Yeovil - The Hidden History

£19.95

Yeovil - The Hidden History

(Brian & Moira Gittos)  The story of archaeology in Yeovil is brought up to date, spanning pre-history to the 20th Century.  Includes many photographs.  160 pages.  Soft covers.  Over-the-counter price £17.99 ... [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]

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]

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]

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]

Chard and its Villages Through Time

£16.95

Chard and its Villages Through Time

(Frank Huddy & Jeff Farley)  A fascinating selection of over 170 photographs traces some of the many ways in which the area around Chard 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.  96 pages.&nb... [more info]

Cheddar Through Time

£16.95

Cheddar Through Time

(Andrew Pickering & Nicola Foster)  A fascinating selection of over 180 photographs traces some of the many ways in which Cheddar 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.  96 pages.  Sof... [more info]

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