Sarah Hawkins Genealogy Site - North Curry Somerset

Sarah Hawkins Genealogy Site

North Curry, Somerset

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


North Curry Parish Records


North Curry - Census

Useful Websites:

North Curry

North Curry – A Place in History

North Curry Parish Church – Church of St Peter & St Paul

Francis Frith – North Curry

Find a Grave – North Curry

Photographs of North Curry – James Parsons


North Curry – A Place in History by Angela Dix

Newspaper Articles:

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

12 Mar 1834 Taunton Courier Taunton Melancholy Accident at Broadlane North Curry to Henry WEAVER Josiah ROWSELL Robbed Returning from Taunton

24 Jan 1844 Taunton Courier North Curry Mr Eales WHITE Sell by Peremptory Auction Robert LOOSEMORE Land near Buckland and Charlton Farms inc Thomas WILLY

13 Dec 1854 Taunton Courier North Curry Sad Death John SYMES Blacksmith

06 Jun 1855 Taunton Courier North Curry Church Missionary Society

12 Mar 1856 Taunton Courier Magisterial Proceedings includes James HAYES Hillcommon

25 Jun 1856 Taunton Courier Magisterial Proceedings includes Mr DURSTON of Swan Inn Kingston and TABRET

01 Jul 1857 Taunton Courier Magisterial Taunton Guildhall inc DOBLE CANN BRAY FRY DOUGLAS alias RENNIE DODDEN MEYRICK Gold-diggers' Arms East Reach TREBY WOOD BECK ROWE

07 Jul 1858 Taunton Courier Magisterial Charge of cruelty to an ass John OATEN owner

08 Dec 1859 Western Counties Herald North Curry Court Baron Meeting C. H. DARE Parsonage House J. P. SMITH P. FOSTER Knapp Charles LOCKYER North Curry GREENSLADE West Hatch

19 Dec 1860 Western Counties Herald Taunton Accidental Death Inquest at the Workhouse Taunton on Thomas VILE of North Curry inc James VILE Mr MEADE John LAWRENCE


04 Jan 1865 Taunton Courier Ilminster Petty Sessions includes Charles PAULL and Thomas PAULL of Isle Brewers

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

06 Jul 1866 Western Gazette Fivehead Friendly Society Club Anniversary

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

21 Sep 1866 Western Gazette Fivehead The New Baptist Chapel

10 Apr 1867 Taunton Courier Milverton Fivehead

08 May 1869 The Langport Herald Sales Westonzoyland New Inn Othery Brick Yard Inn Stoke St Gregory at the King Alfred Boroughbridge George MEADE Ezekiel MEADE

07 Jul 1869 Taunton Couriter Somerset Midsummer Sessions inc DOMMETT BICKHAM Kingston WINTER HAWKINS Durston DOLLIN Ruishton BURGE Bradford

27 Oct 1869 Taunton Courier Fivehead Ploughing Match

05 Nov 1869 Western Gazette and Flying Post Chard includes William MALE Crewkerne MALE various Ilminster MALE various Taunton includes Elizabeth OATEN

23 Aug 1871 Taunton Courier Taunton Police Court inc SPARKES Thos Edward PRING Boalch's Court Paul Street FOSTER TUTTIETT TUCKER SMITH PARKER LONG PALFREY TUCKER etc

22 Oct 1873 Taunton Courier North Curry Fatal Accident Daniel TATTLE of Knapp

12 Dec 1873 The Western Gazette North Curry inc Dr BONN Miss Agnes BONN Daniel PRIDDLE James TRENCHARD James SCOTT Mrs SCOTT Alfred BRIDGES of North Curry

14 Oct 1874 Taunton Courier County Police inc DAY of Lillesdon Court North Curry SUMPTION Otterford OATEN JEWELL Malt Shovel Galmington Inn Shepherd Rest

21 Oct 1874 Taunton Courier Somerset Quarter Sessions includes STONE WATTS Wellington GOODMAN Taunton CHANTER Wiveliscombe DAVIS North Curry

12 Apr 1876 Taunton Courier Taunton News Overseers List inc Angersleigh Bishops Hull Cheddon Fitzpaine Corfe OATEN Creech St Michael Hillfarrance Kingston

10 Aug 1878 Somerset County Gazette Fivehead and Wrantage auction of properties

27 Sep 1878 Western Gazette Fivehead Recognition Service for Rev J. COMPSTON

07 Oct 1879 The Tiverton Gazette and East Devon Herald Reception Major CHARD North Curry Major BARRETT of Moredon Bravery Fred BREWER Charles HAYES Henry HAYES

23 Jun 1880 Taunton Courier Taunton Police Court Alleged Theft includes John ROOKLEY at North Curry

29 Oct 1880 Western Gazette Fivehead Prayer Day Sunday School

03 Jan 1884 Taunton Courier North Curry Sunday School Prize Giving includes Ada RUCKLEY Charlotte RUCKLEY and Lily RUCKLEY

23 Jan 1884 Taunton Courier North Curry Fashionable Marriage Miss May THOMSON and Henry J. HELLARD Son of Late James Burge HELLARD of Helland at Arley Church Bristol

07 May 1884 Taunton Courier Taunton Police Court includes Mary Ann GREGG TUCKER and STRICKLAND Bishop's Hull Thomas CRIDLAND Cheddon Fitzpaine

16 Jan 1885 Western Gazette Fivehead Hambridge Kingsbury Episcopi Seavington Shepton Beauchamp Taunton

17 Aug 1887 Taunton Courier Taunton Police Court YARD BURFORD North Curry RICHARDS Taunton WALL CRIDGE West Hatch HOWE Creech St Michael TUCK Pitminster

16 May 1888 Taunton Courier Taunton Police Court includes Dog Fight Thomas TALBOT Innkeeper King St Taunton

26 Sep 1888 Taunton Courier North Curry C.E.T.S. Includes Lily RUCKLEY

17 Apr 1889 Taunton Courier North Curry North Curry People Again in the Police Court Sarah WYATT Living at Haymoors End North Curry Assaulted Bessie FOSTER

02 Jul 1890 Taunton Courier North Curry The Reeves Feat Charity

27 May 1891 Taunton Courier Births Marriage Deaths inc Birth OATEN Stillborn Son Cann Street Taunton Marriage George SPEARING to Sarah Anna MALE Crewkerne

09 Dec 1891 Taunton Courier Death William Burge HELLARD Native of North Curry at the Chestnuts Staplegrove Road Taunton Wine and Spirit Merchant 50 Fore Street Taunton

16 Dec 1891 Taunton Courier Taunton Funeral William Burge HELLARD of The Chestnuts inc TREVITHICK

08 Feb 1899 Taunton Courier Births Marriages and Deaths


19 Nov 1902 Taunton Courier Taunton County Petty Sessions Theft North Curry Adolphus SLOCOMBE and Family Living Under a Tent in a Swamp Samuel and Mary WARRY

19 Nov 1902 Taunton Courier Taunton Field Club Conversazions at the Museum includes Local Superstitions and Andrew CROSSE the Electrician of Broomfield

20 Apr 1904 Taunton Courier Births Marriages Deaths inc BADCOCK Wood Street BRASS Creech St Michael DERRICK and WALL North Curry EVERY Henlade William GRILLS Taunton

10 Aug 1904 Taunton Courier North Curry Stogursey

02 Nov 1904 Taunton Courier Taunton Companies Boys' Life Brigade includes OATEN, Borough Police Court includes Jane OATEN Henry OATEN

24 May 1905 Taunton Courier Taunton County Police includes Caroline and Charles Robert and Walter and Ellen OATEN of Stoke St Mary

30 May 1908 Chard and Ilminster News North Curry Evening Continuation School Pretty Wedding Kate Mary DERHAM to Charles Edward PESTER

06 Jul 1910 Taunton Courier Somerset Licensing Committee inc CRYER NORMAN CLARKE ROBERTSON Stoke St Mary DARCH North Curry DERHAM HART RICHARDS Bell High Street Taunton

08 Mar 1911 Taunton Courier Taunton County Brewster Sessions White Lion Blagdon Lamb Inn Blagdon Pitlands Inn Otterford Rising Sun Knapp Royal Oak Knapp

04 May 1912 West Somerset Free Press Sale of the Estate of Late Mr Frank R. CORNISH Bathpool Adginhills Sale The Firs Bathpool in Occupation of Mr W. G. CLIFT

05 Feb 1913 Taunton Courier Taunton County Petty Sessions DENMAN North Curry BRUFORD Cheddon Fitzpaine OATEN Pitminster PAUL Stoke St Gregory HOLLEY Ruishton

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

29 Jul 1914 Taunton Courier North Curry Unique Trip John DARE and Joanna Outing to Weston Super Mare Death and Funeral of Mr George MAY Gardener at the Fosse

11 Nov 1914 Taunton Courier North Curry Death of a Nonagenarian Mrs BELLRINGER nee HILL Widow of William BELLRINGER at Sedgmoor North Curry inc LEE GRIDLEY LANE

12 Apr 1916 Taunton Courier Somerset Appeal Tribunal Taunton Rural and Borough Claims

15 Mar 1916 Taunton Courier Taunton Rural Tribunal MUSGRAVE Upper Cheddon, Kingston, WYATT West Monkton, Harry MILLER North Curry

17 May 1916 Taunton Courier Taunton Rural District Tribunal North Curry Norton Fitzwarren Bishops Hull West Monkton Rowford Bathpool Staplegrove Pitminster

17 May 1916 Taunton Courier North Curry Church of England Mens Society includes Captain F. J. H. PRING and the Rev D. J. PRING

08 Nov 1916 Taunton Courier Taunton Borough Tribunal inc Taunton Walter George OATEN Trull North Curry Alfred Wm MALE Bickenhall Creech St Michael Kingston

12 Sep 1917 Taunton Courier Taunton Rural Tribunal BRICE of Bathpool PERRY and BARRINGTON of North Curry GREED and LEWIS of Bishops Hull MARSHALL of Henlade Sidney FOURACRE of Trull

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

18 Jun 1919 Taunton Courier North Curry Death of Mrs Ann Dyer POUNSBERRY Daughter of Mr BATTEN of Outwood inc POUNSBERRY Mr R. R. BATTEN Mrs STACEY

12 Jan 1921 Taunton Courier Taunton County Petty Sessions

05 Jul 1922 Taunton Courier Taunton Borough Police Court includes MORRIS North Curry William CARPENTER Mountway Bishops Hull Annie CRIDLAND 11 Black Horse Lane

22 Nov 1922 Taunton Courier North Curry Missionary Services Wedding Mabel HECTOR daughter of George HECTOR and Mr. W. WEMBRIDGE Son of Mr J. WEMBRIDGE Knapp

06 May 1923 Taunton Courier Distressing Affair at North Curry Alleged Poacher Killed Mr Albert MILLER son of Thomas MILLER of Lillesdon Green North Curry

26 Nov 1924 Taunton Courier Stoke St Gregory Wedding Mr George MANNING of Knapp North Curry to Miss Elsie BOOBYER of Meare Green Stoke St Gregory

15 Jul 1925 Taunton Courier North Curry Death of Mr John RUCKLEY of Greenway North Curry

03 Nov 1926 Taunton Courier North Curry Wedding of Margaret Ethel JEANES Dau of JEANES Town Farm North Curry to Douglas HILLMAN Son of EDWARDS Cogload Farm Durston

26 Jan 1927 Taunton Courier Dead at the Roadside Inquest at Wrantage Walter TANNER of Wrantage North Curry inc Edward Vincent SPILLER Blacksmith Dr SATCHWELL

19 Oct 1927 Taunton Courier North Curry Death of Mr Edward J. DERHAM

23 Nov 1927 Taunton Courier North Curry includes Mr Frank RUCKLEY

06 Mar 1929 Taunton Courier Septuagenarian's Fatal Fall North Curry Death Mrs Ann PERRY Widow Worthy PERRY inc Miss Ada PERRY Mrs DUKE Dr Richard Eric SATCHWELL

27 Nov 1929 Taunton Courier North Currys Oldest Resident Is Mrs E. COATE 99 or 100 Mrs Emma COATE nee TATTLE of North Curry

03 Jun 1931 Taunton Courier North Curry Death Miss Harriett GILLANEY at Lyng Step-daughter George HECTOR North Curry inc WEMBRIDGE Fred CLARKE STRICKLAND LOTT YARD

01 Mar 1933 Taunton Courier Village Drowning Sensation Doris Winifred or Dorothy Winifred BREWER Grandparents Mr and Mrs MORSE at West Hatch Uncle Fred MORSE

23 Aug 1933 Taunton Courier A Well Known Agriculturist Death of Mr William Wheadon JACOBS of Hurcott Farm Seavington St Mary


28 Mar 1934 Taunton Courier Killed Falling Branch Alfred BUCKLAND Rising Sun Inn Knapp North Curry inc Dr SATCHELL Miss Helen BUCKLAND Wm PROLE James LENTHALL

04 May 1935 Langport and Somerton Herald Late Mrs Mary COATE Widow of Mr Robert COATE of Stathe House Burrowbridge Funeral at Stoke St Gregory

04 Mar 1936 Taunton Courier Entangled in Engine Wheel inc Fleetwood BOOBYER and Mabel Elizabeth BOOBYER of Stanmoor Bridge Burrowbridge and Lewis BOOBYER

17 Jun 1936 Taunton Courier Fatality at Burrowbridge Police Court Sequel inc Charles STOREY Edward STOREY Fleetwood BOOBYER and Walter John BOYLAND

18 Jul 1936 Somerset County Herald Somerset Farmers Death Affected by Paint 20 Years Ago Mr William Douglas Swanton HEMBROW of Holly Farm Stoke St Gregory

18 Jul 1936 Somerset County Herald Stoke St Gregory Death of Oldest Inhabitant Samuel LOVERIDGE The Late W. D. S. HEMBROW Holly Farm Stoke St Gregory Funeral at North Curry

08 Aug 1936 Somerset County Herald Records Eclipsed North Petherton's Festival Bank Holiday Show and Sports

03 Oct 1936 Somerset County Herald Late James Frederick SLADE of Burton Pynsent Farm Curry Rivel Burial at Isle Abbotts Baptist Chapel Married Miss Susie COSSINS in 1895


28 Nov 1936 Somerset County Herald North Curry A call on Mrs COATE age 106 years North Curry's Oldest Inhabitant

15 May 1937 Somerset County Herald North Curry England's Oldest Woman Mrs Emma COATE 106 Plants Oak Tree to Commemorate the Coronation

14 May 1938 Somerset County Herald Fivehead Wedding Ethel Mary PESTER to Samuel Jeffery PERRY includes Centenarian Emma COATE

23 Jul 1938 Somerset County Herald Brick Laid By Centenarian North Curry Ceremony Unauthorised Brick Laid at Cricket Cottages North Curry by Mrs Emma COATE

23 Jul 1938 Somerset County Herald Stole from Cars Frederick John POOLE 9 Lyngford Place Taunton Rose Mary RYAN North Curry COX Photographer Station Road P. T. VOWLES

17 Sep 1938 Somerset County Herald Sales by Auction includes Greenway North Curry Occupied by Mr W. R. DUKE

26 Nov 1938 Somerset County Herald A Centenarians Secret Mrs Emma COATE of North Curry inc Mrs Edith GARLAND of Dorset

20 Nov 1939 The Western Morning News Death at 108 Last Tribute at North curry to Mrs Emma COATE

17 Feb 1940 Somerset County Herald North Curry Late Mr George Albert PIPE of The Rising Sun Inn Lower Knapp

15 Jun 1940 Somerset County Herald Ile Abbotts Sunday School Anniversary Services includes Rev H. WYATT Mrs S. R. WARD Miss Mary SLADE and Mrs F. J. SLADE

05 Jul 1941 Somerset County Herald Funeral Eric Victor FOSTER Proprietor Foster's Garage North Curry inc COLLARD WILLIAMS MERRIOTT MIDDLEZOY HOPKINS HANDELL WESTLICK

20 Dec 1941 Somerset County Herald North Curry Funeral Mrs Joyce TAYLOR Daughter of Charles ROWSELL Greenway North Curry inc DUKE BELLRINGER PARSONS MALE KERRY

10 Oct 1942 Somerset County Herald North Curry Lad's Death Leslie John BELLRINGER Son of Ernest Wm BELLRINGER Clarkes Hill North Curry inc LUNNISS HEWINGS SELWAY Taunton

10 Oct 1942 Somerset County Herald Popular North Curry Licensee Late Mr George H. TATTLE Licensee of the Bird-in-Hand North Curry inc STONE DARE LANGFORD

02 Oct 1943 Somerset County Herald West Monkton Farm Stock Sale at Goosenford West Monkton for Mr W. H. MANNING

16 Oct 1943 Somerset County Herald Notes and Queries A Question of Age includes Elizabeth OATEN Pitminster and her daughter Betty WESCOMB

13 May 1944 Somerset County Herald North Curry Labourer Bound Over Harry MILLER of Lillesdon Terrace North Curry stealing Kale and Swede Greens

20 Jan 1945 Somerset County Herald Drowned in Willow Pit Frank WYATT Blacksmith Curload Stoke St Gregory inc Clifford WYATT Victor John PEARCE Cecil Frederick CHAMPION

24 Feb 1945 Somerset County Herald North Curry Methodist Sunday School The Late Mrs Mary Derham WARRY Widow of Samuel WARRY inc Hugh FOSTER HEMBROW WALBRIDGE

25 Aug 1945 Somerset County Herald Sales by Auction North Curry and Stoke St Gregory includes Greenway Farm in the Occupation of Mr W. R. DUKE

08 Sep 1945 Somerset County Herald North Curry Sale of Property includes Mr W. R. DUKE Greenway Farm

23 May 1946 Somerset County Herald North Curry Association inc Nurse RICH Funeral of Mrs Eliza DUKE inc CULLIFORD LOCK ADAMS

20 Jul 1946 Somerset County Herald Fivehead Bride Frances E. or Teddy GRIDLEY Daughter GRIDLEY Langford Lodge Fivehead and H. John BARR Son BARR Clevelands Beer Seaton

19 Apr 1947 “Dry Old Job” Why North Curry Man Stole Rabbit Traps Harry MILLER of 2 Lillesdon Terrace North Curry

28 Feb 1948 Somerset County Herald North Curry Home Missions WALKER LAZARUS Taunton Garage Fire Caused Heavy Damage Foster's Garage North Curry BARRETT WESTCOTT

15 May 1948 Somerset County Herald Foxes Play Havoc at North Curry includes Mr Harold HAM of Greenway House North Curry and Mr W. DUKE of Greenway Farm

05 Jun 1948 Somerset County Herald North Curry Cyclist Found Fatally Injured Frederick John SEALEY of Lillesdon North Curry inc Francis SEALEY 38 Laburnum Street Taunton

07 Aug 1948 Somerset County Herald Golden Wedding at Stoke St Gregory Mr and Mrs W. J. UPHAM of Ivy House Curload Stoke St Gregory inc PRIDDLE North Curry

21 May 1949 Somerset County Herald West Hatch Death Inquest on Mrs Louisa NAPPER Native of Ruishton Funeral at West Hatch inc HARRIS VAULTER PULSFORD

03 Dec 1949 Somerset County Herald North Curry Woman Badly Burnt Violet May GAINES at Brewery House North Curry inc Mrs FOSTER Owner of Foster's Garage ASHFORD Taunton

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

27 May 1950 Somerset County Herald North Curry Funeral Late Mrs Alice Barrington WHITTLE Wife of Mr H. H. WHITTLE of Listock Wrantage

17 Jun 1950 Somerset County Herald North Curry Farmer Death of John Robert DARE of Helland Farm North Curry inc Two Bridges Farm Ile Abbots

25 Aug 1956 Somerset County Herald North Curry in Crossing Zone Gilbert Frederick DUKE Farmer of Greenway Farm North Curry Skittles Week

01 Feb 1958 Somerset County Herald North Newton Farmer Funeral Ruscombe HABBERFIELD Had Farmed at Chadmeade inc KNIGHT HURFORD WENSLEY BUTT FOSTER COUSINS

21 Jun 1958 Somerset County Herald 32 Years' Record Spoiled Woman's First Driving Offence Miss Gladys Maud LANGFORD School Teacher Snelgrove Knapp North Curry

04 Jun 1960 Somerset County Herald North Curry Funeral Mrs Emily HOUSE of 28 Stoke Road North Curry Widow of Mr Roland HOUSE includes DERHAM

17 Dec 1960 Somerset County Herald Widow of Licensee Funeral of Mrs Edith Isabel PIPE Who Died at Her Home The Rising Sun Knapp North Curry

14 Jan 1961 Somerset County Herald Death of Miss Ethel Lockyer WHITTLE at Ludwells Farm Wrantage Funeral at North Curry

06 Jan 1962 Somerset County Herald Buried at Fivehead Elsie Elizabeth LUXTON The Elms North Curry inc CHEDZOY MALE HEBDITCH YARDE DIBBLE PINE GLIDE WHIDDEN LIMM FORD

18 May 1963 Somerset County Herald Taunton Woman left £6329 Miss Norah Tomkins DERHAM of Highfield Greenway Road Taunton

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: 02 Aug 2022