Sarah Hawkins Genealogy Site - Langport Somerset

Sarah Hawkins Genealogy Site

Langport, Somerset

Below is a list of all the records that I have for the parish of Langport, Somerset:


David CHEEK's transcriptions for Langport (formerly hosted by Paul Benyon have moved to Genuki)


1861 Census Langport Huish Episcopi (2 parts) Muchelney
(I have only transcribed one section of the 1861 census for Langport)

Useful Websites:

Somerset England Churchyards and Cemeteries

Genuki – Langport, Somerset

Newspaper Articles:

09 Feb 1815 Taunton Courier To be Let by Auction Land and Property in Fivehead

24 Apr 1817 Taunton Courier Murder and Suicide at Fivehead

06 Apr 1839 Somerset County Gazette Somerset Lent Assizes includes OATEN Pitminster Stealing Turkeys Nisi Prius

29 Aug 1855 Taunton Courier Births, Marriages and Deaths includes Betty OATEN of Pitminster

10 Dec 1859 The Wells Journal Deaths JEFFERY Puckington FOURACRE Durston COATE and CHARD Langport

10 Dec 1859 Langport Herald Deaths Mr P JEFFERY Puckington Mr Thomas White FOURACRE Durston Mr Robert GENT Aller Rev John REYNOLDS of Martock

24 Oct 1863 The Western Gazette Long Sutton A brute Mr MUNCKTON and POPE The Langport Harriers A Silly Hoax Mr WOOD

14 Jan 1865 Western Gazette Langport County Court includes MALE Barrington Isle Brewers Fivehead Mrs FOURACRES Picks Hill Langport

15 Apr 1865 Somerset County Gazette & West of England Advertiser Inquest at Langport Mr John MANNING

17 Aug 1866 The Western Gazette Langport County Court inc PHILLIPS Fivehead HARDWICH West Lambrook RUSSELL Kingsbury PAUL Curry Mallet ADAMS Isle Abbots

11 Jan 1868 The Bolton Chronicle Earthquake in Somerset Stoke Sub Hamdon Martock Tintinhull East Lambrook Seavington South Petherton Muchelney Kingsbury

05 Oct 1870 Taunton Courier Langport Foxhunting Extraordinary Bridegroom Disappears on Wedding Day at Fivehead

28 Apr 1871 Shepton Mallet Journal Somerton Petty Sessions includes Lydia FOURACRE Picts Hill Selling cider without a license

31 Jan 1877 Taunton Courier Langport includes Mrs Maria DAVIS Reached her 100th year

01 Feb 1878 The Western Gazette Langport Centenarians Mrs Maria DAVIES age 101 years Langport and Mrs COOPER age 103 years Pitney

21 Dec 1878 Somerset County Gazette Langport includes Death of a Centenarian Mrs Maria DAVIS age 102 years

27 Jun 1879 Western Gazette Fivehead

26 Nov 1886 Western Gazette Langport A Centenarian William WEEDON of Huish Episcopi

13 Jul 1888 Western Gazette Fivehead Funeral of the Rev R. W. LAMBERT

23 Apr 1890 Taunton Courier Langport Funeral Mr Vincent William ATYEO

02 Jul 1890 Taunton Courier Langport Extraordinary School Attendance inc William SAWTELL His Father William SAWTELL of Coombe Huish Episcopi and Arthur SAWTELL

05 Jul 1890 The Chard and Ilminster News Langport The Board Schools includes William SAWTELL Remarkable School Attendance

13 Aug 1890 Taunton Courier Somerton Petty Sessions Charge of Riot at Street includes Samuel SELLICK Mason of Street

13 May 1891 Taunton Courier Langport County Court includes Albert FOURACRE Picts Hill, the Census, Norton trap accident Mr and Mrs FOURACRE Crown Inn Pitminster

10 Jun 1891 Taunton Courier Langport County Court inc RICHARDS Martock COX KNIGHT DUCK Kingsbury PAUL Curry Mallet NEWBERY Taunton SPARKS Stoke Sub Hamdon

06 Mar 1895 Taunton Courier Curry Rivel Somerton Petty Sessions includes Harry FOURACRE of High Ham

05 Oct 1898 Taunton Courier Taunton Police Court Fivehead Shepton Beauchamp Middle Lambrook Curry Rivel Muchelney Ilminster Petty Sessions

28 Feb 1894 Taunton Courier Langport Recognition Services Rev S. JONES

06 Mar 1895 Taunton Courier Curry Rivel Somerton Petty Sessions includes Harry FOURACRE of High Ham

08 May 1895 Taunton Courier Langport School Board KELWAY GOUGH STUBBS MARRIOTT COX NORTON

08 May 1895 Taunton Courier Fivehead Death of Tramp William LITTLE Sidney SMALL LOCK Hillards Farm Curry Rivel Phillip MEAD Fivehead Robert MILLER Langport

01 May 1896 Western Chronicle Langport Marriage of the Congreational Minister Rev S. JONES to Mrs C. B. ATYEO

01 Mar 1899 Taunton Courier Curry Rivel Huish Episcopi Kingsbury Episcopi includes MALE Wellington Special Sessions includes James OATEN stealing coal

26 Dec 1900 Taunton Courier Langport includes the Rev and Mrs S. JONES

12 Sep 1903 Chard and Ilminster News Husband and Wife Summoned at Langport Petty Sessions Rev Samuel and Mrs JONES

01 Mar 1905 Taunton Courier Langport Petty Sessions includes Francis MALE of Curry Rivel Rev and Mrs S JONES Joseph EDMONDS of Fivehead

02 Sep 1910 The Western Chronicle Langport Wedding of Mr William Charles STACEY to Miss Elizabeth HANSFORD

30 Aug 1912 The Western Chronicle Langport Funeral of Mrs Charlotte Betty JONES wife of Samuel JONES

04 Apr 1913 The Western Chronicle Curry Rivel includes Fatal Motor Accident Joseph Samuel LOCK

12 Feb 1915 The Western Chronicle Kingsbury Episcopi includes Funeral of Mr William HOOK of Thorney Mills and Death and Funeral Kingsbury Soldier William LOCK

21 Jul 1915 Taunton Courier Langport Guardians and Rural Council includes Isle Brewers and Percy SWAIN of Barrington Killed in Action

15 Mar 1916 Taunton Courier Somerset County Appeal Tribunal MEAKER Manor Farm Pitney, RICHARDS High Ham, TOWNING Merrick's Farm Huish Episcopi, Barrington, Isle Abbots, BROWN of Wearne Langport


07 Apr 1916 The Western Chronicle Langport Eggs for the Wounded Lent Local Tribunal Somerset Appeal Tribunal

07 Apr 1916 The Western Chronicle Kingsbury Episcopi Local Cases of Langport Tribunal

07 Apr 1916 The Western Chronicle Barrington Langport Tribunal includes Mrs E. BRISTER F. MALE C. H. DABINETT and Mr. J. BRISTER

16 Aug 1916 Taunton Courier Langport Infectious Disease includes Measles at Barrington

25 Aug 1916 The Western Chronicle Kingsbury Bernard JEANES Local Cases at Langport Tribunal includes George MOUNTER Wm J. LOCK Chas TALBOT W. JENNINGS

06 Sep 1916 Taunton Courier Somerset Appeal Tribunal More Langport Appeals

11 Jul 1917 Taunton Courier Somerset Appeal Tribunal includes William A. B. BADCOE Barrington and Sidney BECKEY of Pitney

19 Sep 1917 Taunton Courier Langport Suicide in a Stable Mr George Robert Valentine Thomas STACEY gave evidence

17 Oct 1917 Taunton Courier Langport Petty Sessions includes Albert FOURACRE Picts Hill Huish Episcopi Shepton Beauchamp High Ham

12 Jun 1918 Taunton Courier Somerset Appeal Tribunal

24 Jul 1918 Taunton Courier Sale of Bryants Farm in the Parishes of West Hatch and Fivehead

29 Aug 1923 Taunton Courier Bridgwater County Petty Sessions includes Ernest STONE and North Petherton Man's Grandchildren Walter WINSLADE and Mrs Douglas DAY

22 Mar 1930 The Langport and Somerton Herald Wedding Anniversary 60th Mr John ENGLAND and Rhoda GUMMER Thorney Kingsbury

16 Aug 1933 Taunton Courier Westport Fatality Resumed Inquest Verdict on George Henry MORRIS of Barrington

06 Sep 1933 Taunton Courier Fatal Accident Sequel Barrington Man's Death George Henry MORRIS

05 Sep 1934 Taunton Courier Tribute to Minister Funeral of Rev Samuel JONES formerly Congregational Minister of Somerton and Langport

25 Sep 1935 Taunton Courier North Petherton Curry Mallet Ile Abbotts

15 Aug 1936 Somerset County Herald Curry Rivel Late Mr George STACEY

05 Jun 1937 Somerset County Herald Langport Petty Sessions includes Richard Thomas MALE Wagg Drove Huish Episcopi

02 Apr 1938 Somerset County Herald Fivehead Pitney Huish Episcopi Curry Rivel

02 Jul 1938 Somerset County Herald Huish Episcopi includes Sunday School Outing and the Church Fete Pageant of Empire

10 Sep 1938 Somerset County Herald Taunton Driver Exonerated Curry Rivel Child Killed Keith Victor BURGE of 4 Council Houses Westfield Curry Rivel

01 Oct 1938 Somerset County Herald Fivehead Baptist Church Harvest inc Mr Hugh MALE Late Mr Leonard SALWAY Funeral Tributes inc BURGE and MALE

25 Feb 1939 Somerset County Herald Curry Rivel Motor Cyclist Injured Victor Edward BURGE Council Houses Townsend

29 Apr 1939 Somerset County Herald Curry Rivel Golden Wedding Mr and Mrs F. BURROWS of 5 Honeylands Late Mr Jacob COATE Formerly of Red Hill Curry Rivel

29 Apr 1939 Somerset County Herald Huish Episcopi inc Fifty Five Years Married Mr and Mrs Walter Edward SHEPPARD of The Bungalow Coombe

26 Aug 1939 Somerset County Herald Fivehead Huish Episcopi Marriage Dorothy Louise Constance LANGRIDGE to Douglas Frederick SUTER

26 Aug 1939 Somerset County Herald Somth Petherton Father and Son Drowned James William and Michael John HARRIS Funeral at Kingsbury Episcopi

01 Sep 1939 The Western Gazette The Property Market Byron House Martock Galhampton and Castle Cary Horsey Farm Muchelney Hill View Farm Fivehead

15 Nov 1940 The Western Gazette Foot and Mouth Disease inc J. BUDGE Walter BISGROVE Watson MALE Newtown Kingsbury Episcopi F. J. WILLY Gothic House Curry Rivel

05 Jul 1941 Somerset County Herald Barrington Wedding Gwynneth Barbara WATTS to Thomas Quantock TALBOT Son of H. TALBOT Jubilee Cottage Kingsbury Episcopi

18 Oct 1941 Somerset County Herald Langport Congregational Church Wedding Leading Seaman Roy Alan WOODMAN and Miss Sybil M. STACEY

13 Feb 1943 Somerset County Herald Long Sutton Late Mr. Austin SCRIVEN of Upton

03 Nov 1945 Somerset County Herald Curry Rivel Death and Funeral of Mrs Harriet STACEY

07 Dec 1946 Somerset County Herald Fatally Injured On Way To Work Westport Man Knocked Down By Car Charles MILLER of Westport inc JENKINS MALL (should be MALE)

20 Sep 1947 Somerset County Herald Curry Rivel Cyclist Injured includes Thomas George BURGE of Underhill Curry Rivel and William James BURGE

27 May 1950 Somerset County Herald Stathe Licensees Bereavement The Late Mrs Rosina PARKER at Stoke St Gregory Wife of Mr F. R. PARKER of the George Inn Stathe

11 Oct 1958 Somerset County Herald Langport Flat is Overcrowded Leonard PRING and Mrs Ida Rose CARTER of Hanover House Bow Street Langport

29 Nov 1958 Somerset County Herald Church Was Filled Funeral Service at Horton Late Mrs Joan Eileen MALE nee SLADE of 16 Sharlands Barrington

29 Nov 1958 Somerset County Herald Langport Youths in Trouble Michael Gordon Tilley Geoffrey Mervyn HECTOR Nigel CHORLEY Melcolm Frederick BAKER

22 Aug 1959 Somerset County Herald Wife Must Not Climb Stairs So Fivehead Man Wants to Build Bungalow Mr Herbert E. MALE Glenholme Fivehead

24 Jun 1961 Somerset County Herald Local Residents Funeral at Hambridge Mrs Ellen LANGFORD of The Bungalow Hambridge Wife of Mr Herbert LANGFORD

30 Nov 1963 Somerset County Herald Langport Funeral of Mrs Alice Maud Mary James PARKER of Newlyn Newtown Langport Widow of Mr Walter PARKER

Also see Newspaper Articles Somerset for articles that include multiple parishes and may include this parish eg the Petty Sessions, Police Courts, Births Marriage and Deaths etc.

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Last revised: 20 Nov 2020