For anyone who has gone for a walk or cycle along the canal you will have no doubt noticed some […]
Living at Wilstock Farm for the 1841, 1851 & 1861 census is the Brewer family. 1861—Census: Willstock Farm Samuel Brewer, […]
Download Page 4: “Hundred of North Petherton: Bawdrip, Bridgwater Within, Bridgwater Without, Chedzoy; Durston, North Petherton, Pawlett, St. Michael Church, […]
In this edition we’ll start off by looking at the 1871 census and the Bruford Family living at Willstock Farm. […]
Download Page 381: NORTH PETHERTON is a large village and parish, 3 miles south-by-west from Bridgwater stations on the Bristol […]
According to the 1901 census, the Aplin family were living at ‘Willstock Farm’. Thomas Aplin, 56, is listed as Head […]
Following on from the last newsletter, we had just learned from the 1919 Kelly’s directory that the Bond family were […]
Before it became a town, North Petherton was the largest village in England. It was an important settlement as far […]
I’ve always found local history fascinating and I’m keen to find out about local history that surrounds the area of […]