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For a small parish Norton Fitzwarren had several public houses, partly owing to the fact that two main roads crossed the parish.

A remarkable correspondence had begun by 1915 between parishioners and the vicar of Taunton St Mary Magdalene and other church officers.

Number 52 North Street, Taunton has been a grocery store for at least 180 years.

In the 17th and early 18th centuries Minehead's extensive overseas trade embraced the West Indies and the names of Barbados and Jamaica were associ