During Minehead’s days as an important trading port mercantile families provided each other and other people with credit.
We take street lighting for granted but it was slow to reach many parts of Britain and some communities have never had street lighting and do not d
Robert Cottle was born in Taunton in 1788, a son of Moses Cottle.
The standard gauge London and Southampton Railway, soon to be London and South Western Railway, opened to Basingstoke on 10th June 1839 when a s
There is only one surviving will with inventory for this period. The relationship, if any, between Denes, who died in 1572 and Robert Lyde (d.
Six wills and three inventories survive for this period. Newnham was a mixed farming village in this period and all worked on the land.
There are three surviving wills for this period which reveal a farming community.
Newnham is a small and pleasantly rural parish located in the north-east of Hampshire approximately 24 miles (37 km) to the north-east of Wincheste
Viewed from Churchill Way East, Mountbatten House in Basing View has been described as a large and elaborate chest of drawers, the drawers all open