Sarah Hawkins Genealogy Site - Swell Somerset

Sarah Hawkins Genealogy Site

Swell, Somerset

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


Swell Baptisms 1813-1981

Swell Burials 1813-1982

Swell Marriages 1754-1812

Swell Marriages 1813-1837

Swell Marriages 1840-1974



1841 Census Swell

1851 Census Curry Rivel Hambridge Earnshill Westmoor Swell Moortown Curry Rivel Drayton Fivehead (Curry Rivel not done)

1861 Census Hambridge Earnshill Drayton Swell Fivehead

1871 Census Drayton Swell Drayton Fivehead Curry Rivel Fivehead Curry Mallett

1891 Census Drayton Fivehead Swell Moortown Swell Fivehead Curry Mallet Beercrocombe Isle Abbotts

1901 Census Fivehead (part of parish)


Kelly's Directory:

Swell 1875

Swell 1939 (see Fivehead 1939)

Newspaper Articles:

11 Oct 1804 The Bath Chronicle Auction Burton Pynsent Estate includes Curry Rivel Drayton Fivehead Swell

01 Sep 1814 Taunton Courier Proposal for Act of Parliament includes Isle Abbotts Fivehead Swell Curry Mallett Curry Rivell Beercrocombe Ashill Ilton Whitelackington Isle Brewers

24 Aug 1815 Taunton Courier includes Beercrocombe Barrington Curry Mallett Curry Rivell Fivehead Isle Abbotts Isle Brewers Ilton Swell

25 Apr 1816 Taunton Courier Isle Moor Inclosure includes Isle Abbotts Fivehead Swell Curry Mallet Beercrocombe Ilton Isle Brewers

29 May 1817 Taunton Courier Sale of Land includes Fivehead Swell Curry Rivell Isle Abbotts Shepton Beauchamp

11 Jun 1818 Taunton Courier Farms to let Muchelney Meeting Week Moor Inclosures includes Curry Rivell Drayton Swell Fivehead

09 Jul 1818 Taunton Courier Meeting Week Moor inclosure includes Curry Rivell Drayton Swell Fivehead, Manor of Creech St Michael to be sold by auction

08 Dec 1859 Western Counties Herald Swell Fatal Accident Mr HILLIER of Swell Bailiff to Mr J. HALLETT of Court Farm

11 Sep 1861 Taunton Courier Taunton Guildhall inc HABERSTHOH FARR ATTWOOD BUTLER Sarah JONES North Fitzwarren WINDEAT

06 Sep 1867 Western Gazette and Flying Post Hambridge Ilminster Petty Sessions includes Curry Rivel Various MALEs Barrington Isle Abbots West Lambrook Isle Brewers Swell

27 Oct 1869 Taunton Courier Fivehead Ploughing Match

26 Oct 1870 Taunton Courier Fivehead Agricultural Association

31 Dec 1880 Western Gazette Barrington Curry Rivel Drayton Fivehead Hambridge Huish Episcopi Ilton Seavington St Michael Shepton Beauchamp

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

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

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


31 Mar 1911 The Western Gazette Swell Accident to a Farm Lad Clement ADAMS in the Employ of Mr F. J. LOCK of Moortown Farm

24 Oct 1913 The Western Chronicle Fivehead Homecoming Festivities MATTERSON

12 Jul 1922 Taunton Courier Fivehead Marriage of Tom MERRITT and Miss Dorothy BURGE daughter of Mr and Mrs Geo BURGE of Swell

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

15 Jun 1940 Somerset County Herald Fivehead Flanders House to House Collection Misses RICHARDS SLACK AND MATTERSON Observance of Empire Day Mr A. K. MATTERSON

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

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: 04 Feb 2022