Resources

The History Group have built up a number of resources and sources of useful information, to assist people in their research.  Please use the contact form to contact the chairman regarding any of these resources.

A more detailed list is available in pdf format here: Books and Resources List

 

Title

Author(s)

Format

Publisher

Somerset Voices - A Celebration of Memories

Anne Heeley, Louise Clapp, Liz Snelgrove - Friends of Somerset Rural Life Museum

Book

Somerset Books (2010)

Brent Knoll - A notable hill in Somerset

Alan Kerr
With illustrations by Sylvia Mears

Book

Quercus Publications

East Brent People

Compiled by John Rigarlsford

CD

Not applicable

Fifty Years at East Brent The Letters of George Anthony Denison 1845 - 1896.

George Anthony Denison.
Edited by his Niece - Louise Evelyn Denison

e-book

John Murrey, London, 1902

Notes of My Life 1805 - 1878

George Anthony Denison.

e-book

James Parker & Company 1893

Supplement to "Notes of My Life" 1879 &
Mr. Gladstone 1886

George Anthony Denison.

e-book

James Parker & Company 1878

The Gentleman's Magazine And Historical Catalogue.Vol. 32. 1762

Sylvanus Urban - Gent.

e-book

 

Census for Somerset
1841, 1851, 1861, 1871, 1891, 1901 (Note - not 1881 which is available free on-line.)

N.A.

CD

HMSO?

Bishop's Transcripts for East Brent & Brent Knoll

N.A.

Booklet

?

In A Good Light, Holidays in Victorian Somerset with a Camera

Photographs by the Reverend John Derrick.

Book

Friends of the Somerset Rural Life Museum 2006

Memorial Inscriptions of East Brent

Surveyed by Sir Mervyn Medlycott, 2010

Indexed CD

Not applicable

http://www.bbc.co.uk/history/domesday/dblock/GB-332000-150000

BBC Domesday Reloaded Project

Website

 

Wetland - Life in the Somerset Levels

Patrick Sutherland and Adam Nicolson

Book

Michael Joseph, London

http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/unit_page.jsp?u_id=10421731&c_id=10001043

 

Website

 

The Cheddar Valley Dairy - A Brief History

John Rigarlsford

Booklet

Not applicable