The former iron foundry in Hook run by the Gower family on the London Road, opposite the Old White Hart Inn started production in 1826.
Dummer village benefitted from a clean and reliable water supply due to its location on chalk with clear springs and also from the generosity and i
At the time of her death, Isabella Raynbird was praised as somebody who ‘took a keen interest in everything for the good of the parish in which she
The whole of the 1881 census for Basingstoke parish has been transcribed by the New VCH Hampshire volunteers, based in the town.
A remarkable correspondence had begun by 1915 between parishioners and the vicar of Taunton St Mary Magdalene and other church officers.
The National Register of 1939 shows the occupations of Dummer residents (population 360 ) to consist largely of those associate
Twice married, long-lived and one of the wealthiest women in the parish of Bishops Hull, Betty Dewberry’s life spanned almost the whole 18th centur
Long before any woman formally qualified in dentistry Taunton had a female dentist.
Mary Sweet was the creator of the western side of the present Castle Hotel, Taunton in the 1830s.
Wills of the Rectors of Dummer