Sarah Hawkins Genealogy Site - Watchet Somerset

Sarah Hawkins Genealogy Site

Watchet, Somerset

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


St Decuman's parish register transcriptions can be found on Martin Southwood's website



Useful Websites:

Visit Watchet

GenUKI – Watchet

Find a Grave – St Decuman's Churchyard

Newspaper Articles:

25 Oct 1862 West Somerset Free Press Births Marriages and Deaths includes BURGE of North Petherton and Creech St Michael and Thomas FOURACRE of Angersleigh

26 Apr 1882 Taunton Courier Taunton News inc Inquest at Ruishton Annie DAVEY Attempted Suicide Mary PIKE of Watchet and Best Shot Colour Sergeant Samuel OATEN

31 Jan 1883 Taunton Courier Watchet Wreck near The Flat Holmes, Honiton More Salvation Army Riots, Fivehead Death of Mrs STEEVENS age 31 years

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

03 Dec 1892 West Somerset Free Press Murderous Assault on a Watchet Man Narrow Escape of Captain Charles VICKERY

03 Dec 1892 West Somerset Free Press Williton Petty Sessions includes A Point for Coal Merchants to Note and Tom BINDING Carter of Watchet

04 Feb 1893 West Somerset Free Press Williton Petty Sessions includes Walter BINDING of Mill Street Watchet

19 Nov 1898 West Somerset Free Press Sad Death at Watchet Mrs Margaret BINDING Wife of William BINDING

04 Aug 1900 West Somerset Free Press Williton Petty Session includes School Cases Gilbert WEBBER Robert BINDING Robert BINDING John BINDING Stephen BINDING of Watchet

20 Sep 1902 West Somerset Free Press Watchet includes Wedding of Mr William BINDING to Ethel Mary BROWNING and Boat Race BINDING and SULLY

05 Nov 1904 West Somerset Free Press Williton Petty Sessions includes Robert WEBBER William OATEN John SEARLE and Albert BINDING all of Watchet

01 Apr 1905 West Somerset Free Press For Sale Houses in Mill Street Watchet in the Occupation of Messrs. H. BINDING and John SULLY

25 Jul 1908 West Somerset Free Press Watchet Wedding Mr Ernest Andrew BINDING and Miss Cleora Cox STRONG

04 Dec 1909 West Somerset Free Press Williton Petty Sessions includes Drunkenness Robert BALE School Cases Robert BINDING of Almyr Terrace Watchet

05 Nov 1910 West Somerset Free Press Williton Petty Sessions includes Ernest PAYNE of Langley Wiveliscombe and Anne SEARLE of Mineral Cottage Watchet

06 Sep 1916 Taunton Courier Somerset Appeal Tribunal More Langport Appeals

24 Oct 1917 Taunton Courier Somerset Appeal Tribunal includes BROWNING of Watchet CHURCHILL and BAKER of Ilminster KNIGHT and STRAWBRIDGE of Bridgwater Sidney FOURACRE of Trull

09 Feb 1925 Birmingham Gazette Boy Disappears BINDING of Watchet Somerset

17 Feb 1925 Western Daily Press Missing Child Extensive Search at Watchet Unsuccessful William BINDING

20 Feb 1925 The Shepton Mallet Journal Unsuccessful Search at Watchet William BINDING

29 May 1925 The Wells Journal Somerset Assize at Wells includes Leonard OTTON Brothers Theft of Foodstuffs Sidney James BINDING and Robert John BINDING at Watchet

11 Aug 1926 Taunton Courier Disastrous Fire at Watchet Wood Pulp Stack in Flames Property of the Wansborough Paper Company includes Mr MacLAREN

09 Mar 1927 Taunton Courier Williton Petty Sessions includes William Henry BURGE of Crowcombe and Robert John BINDING of Watchet

23 Dec 1931 Taunton Courier Taunton Police Court includes Absolutely Paralysed Robert John BINDING of Mill Lane Watchet

24 Jun 1939 Somerset County Herald Plane Shot Down in Somerset Effect Firing at Watchet Queen Bee Catches Fire

19 Aug 1939 Somerset County Herald Big Blaze at Watchet Shops and Houses Burnt Out

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: 10 Aug 2020