Sarah Hawkins Genealogy Site - Wellington Somerset

Sarah Hawkins Genealogy Site

Wellington, Somerset

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


Roy Parkhouse's Genealogy Site

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



Useful Websites:

Genuki – Wellington, Somerset

Newspaper Articles:

01 Jan 1831 Woolmer's Exeter and Plymouth Gazette Taunton inc Explosion of a Steam Boiler Belonging to Mr SANDSBURY Iron Founder North Town Taunton Mark LONG

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

09 Jul 1856 Taunton Courier Somerset Quarter Sessions includes John OATEN stealing lead Pitminster Church

10 Jun 1863 Taunton Courier Case of Supposed Child Murder Mary GREGORY witness Sarah OATEN wife of Samuel OATEN

02 Jun 1865 The Western Gazette Deaf and Dumb Institution Exeter inc CULLEN Langport GOFF Wellington HOLLAND WINES South Petherton PAUL Curry Mallet RENDELL Taunton

30 Jan 1867 Taunton Courier Wellington Wellington Workhouse Mr Joseph ROWNTREE of Leeds Recently Visited Workhouses of This Neighbourhood Has Given Some Notes

05 Oct 1867 Somerset County Gazette Wellington Police Court includes stolen Purse from FOURACRE of Kittisford <Robert and Jane>

12 Oct 1867 Somerset County Gazette Wellington Police Court Stolen Purse from Robert and Jane FOURACRE

14 Jan 1871 West Somerset Free Press Births Marriages Deaths inc Watchet Wellington Bishops Lydeard Taunton Bridgwater Wiveliscombe Bishops Hull MALE Stratton Milverton

03 May 1871 Taunton Courier Births Marriages Deaths includes MEADE of Fivehead, Mary OWENS of Rowbarton daughter of Betty OATEN

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 County Police inc Milk James TUCK Otterford COLES Chard WARMAN HARRIS Bishops Hull John Cornish ALLEN Wellington

13 Jul 1878 Somerset County Gazette and Bristol Express Wellington Police Court includes Thomas FOURACRE Carter at Kittisford Barton

26 Apr 1882 Taunton Courier Births Marriages Deaths inc PAUL Ilminster VOULES Beercrocombe and Bradon CORNISH Fulwood Pitminster TAYLOR Hambridge

28 May 1884 Taunton Courier Taunton Police Court includes School Attendance William CHEDZEY of Kingston and William DOMMETT of Mill Cross Kingston

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

01 Jun 1892 Taunton Courier Births Marriages Deaths includes Birth OATEN at 12 Cann Street Taunton Annie Kate GRIGG at Hatch Beauchamp

21 Jun 1893 Taunton Courier Death of Mr. Edward JEBOULT of Station Road Taunton Biographical Sketch

19 Sep 1894 Taunton Courier Births Marriages and Deaths

26 Oct 1898 Taunton Courier Taunton Amid Smoke and Fire The Annual Carnival includes WEBB and VENNER

08 Feb 1899 Taunton Courier Births Marriages and Deaths

15 Feb 1899 Taunton Courier Notes Old West Somerset Musicians Robert DUDDERIDGE Staplegrove Clarinet George DUDDERIDGE Norton Fitzwarren and Wellington Cornet

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

26 Apr 1899 Taunton Courier Wellington Police Court John HURFORD Ashbrittle Thatcher

17 Mar 1900 West Somerset Free Press Births Marriages Deaths inc Frederick Robert LLOYD to Clair DUDDERIDGE and William Charles OATEN 14 Victoria Street Taunton

06 Feb 1901 Taunton Courier Oake The Oake Poisoning Mystery Adjourned Inquest Mrs MAUNDER Lily Thomas John inc Laura William RAFFLES Eliza BROOM Royal Oak

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

03 Aug 1904 Taunton Courier Wellington Petty Sessions includes Frederick Smith BURSTON and Sarah Jane FOURACRE of Kettisford To Show Cause

09 Jan 1907 Taunton Courier Births Marriages Deaths PALMER North Petherton BOND MAXWELL Taunton, BEACH COLLIHOLE PHILLPS Taunton MARKE Wellington

08 May 1907 Taunton Courier Taunton inc George SOUTHWOOD Charles GILLARD G MALE Miss G MALE Henry George BOND Kate Elizabeth PRING Chas PRING Wood Street

23 Sep 1908 Taunton Courier Police Business in Taunton includes Thomas TEMPLEMAN James CLARKE of Sweethay Farm Pitminster Albert PAVEY Mountway Bishops Hull

10 Mar 1909 Taunton Courier Wellington Petty Sessions inc LANGDON BOOKER HITCHCOCK FOWLER Hillfarrance Frederick Marmaduke ORCHARD and COX Photographers Taunton

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

21 Apr 1911 The Western Gazette Taunton The Late Archdeacon Ven William Henry ASKWITH Impressive Funeral

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

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

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

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

26 Dec 1917 Taunton Courier Mentioned in Despatches

22 May 1918 Taunton Courier Cheddon Fitzpaine Awarded the DSO Major K. M. BALL RFA inc Captain Harold MORGAN of Cheddoncote Cheddon Fitzpaine

12 Jun 1918 Taunton Courier Somerset Appeal Tribunal

03 Jul 1918 Taunton Courier Taunton Borough Police Court inc RING WILKINS Charles JONES Bertha JONES BATSTONE Elizabeth BICKNELL Laura BICKNELL HINE

05 Nov 1919 Taunton Courier Taunton Borough Police Court inc BLACKMORE 28 High Street Elizabeth BICKNELL 26 High Street COLLINHOLE St James Street STILL Kingston Road

12 Jan 1921 Taunton Courier Taunton County Petty Sessions

11 Oct 1922 Taunton Courier West Somerset Genealogy DODDERIDGE, otherwise DUDDERIDGE

30 May 1923 Taunton Courier Wellington Petty Sessions Florence HELLINGS Wellington Charles TOOZE Milverton MACHIN BIRD ROBERTS Eliza Jane ROBERTS Rockwell Green

27 Jun 1923 Taunton Courier Serious Leakage of Coal Arthur OATEN and William Thomas HAM

19 Dec 1923 Taunton Courier Funeral of a Centenarian Late Mrs Harriet WHITE of Staplegrove Mills Staplegrove inc PESTER COZENS SIBLEY THOMAS CAPE

02 Dec 1925 Taunton Courier Wellington Petty Sessions includes Arthur FOURACRE Timber Merchant of Milverton Witness

05 Oct 1927 Taunton Courier Alleged theft of Lamb William Thomas THRESHER Slaughterman of 41 Lambrook Road Taunton

19 Oct 1927 Taunton Courier Somerset Quarter Sessions includes William Thomas THRESHER, Butcher, Stealing a Lamb

04 Jul 1928 Taunton Courier Kingston and Cothelstone Property includes Yarford Smithy and Frank WEBBER of Cothelstone

08 Aug 1928 Taunton Courier Taunton Police Court includes Ernest COLES of 47 Wood Street and John Clement CRIDLAND of 11 Cleveland Street Taunton

26 Jun 1929 Taunton Courier Taunton News Death of Mrs Gertrude HUTCHINGS of 22 Leslie Avenue Native of Milverton includes FOURACRE

27 Nov 1929 Taunton Courier Poor Law Changes includes Mr Robert BRUFORD and Cheddon Fitzpaine

29 Jan 1930 Taunton Courier Somerset Assize inc Mrs Beatrice Ann SMITH of 7 Court East Reach Taunton and Mr Francis Henry DUDDRIDGE 29 Eastleigh Road

18 May 1932 Taunton Courier Death Founder of Cyclists Touring Club Local Branch The Late Charlie WILLIAMS Parents Mr and Mrs John WILLIAMS 17 Haydon Road

19 Oct 1932 Taunton Courier Taunton Visitors Loss Lamps Stolen from Cycles includes Miss Laura TROAKE of Lower Foxmoor Street Wellington

21 Jul 1933 The Western Times Holcombe Rogus Funeral of Mr. Charles TOOZE

06 Sep 1933 Taunton Courier Taunton News inc SOUTHWOOD FOURACRE MALE COX COOK Death Holy Edith Charlotte BILLETT Late Thomas Dawson GOODMAN Death Rev Dr Gerald SHARP

05 Sep 1934 Taunton Courier Taunton Carnival Revels includes OATEN and MANUEL

07 Nov 1934 Taunton Courier Wellington Fatality Mr Thomas BRICE of Glencott Farm Kittisford

07 Nov 1934 Taunton Courier Milverton Two deaths within four days Mrs Elizabeth Ann WILSON and Mrs Florence BURSTON, FOURACRE sisters

07 Nov 1934 Taunton Courier Golden Wedding Mr and Mrs Charles BURGE of 1 Springfield Wellington and their Son Charles Henry BURGE of Los Angeles California USA

17 Apr 1935 Taunton Courier Wellington Funeral of the Late Mr James JENKINS of 45 Boret Street

11 May 1935 Langport and Somerton Herald Hambridge Death Miss Annie HOUSE Hambridge Sister of Late Mrs R. COATE Stathe Burrowbridge inc COATE GUY SHEPPY ROBIN

26 Jun 1935 Taunton Courier Late Mr. James Ernest Triscombe TROTT Ruishton Funeral

01 Jan 1936 Taunton Courier Weddings at Wellington Mr. Douglas Robert TANCOCK to Miss Margery Nora OATEN

18 Mar 1936 Taunton Courier Wellington Late Mr Thomas FOURACRE

25 Mar 1936 Taunton Courier Taunton News Death of Mr Frank DUNN of Bennetts Farm Ruishton inc PHILLIPS and Dunns Motors Ltd East Street Taunton

20 May 1936 Taunton Courier Taunton Borough Court includes Helen COOMBES of Bishops Hull William CRIDLAND of 8 North Town Crescent and Hilda Maud JERVIS Pitminster Lodge

24 Jun 1936 Taunton Courier Cheddon Fitzpaine Kingston West Monkton Curry Mallet

01 Aug 1936 Somerset County Herald Holcombe Rogus Funeral of Mr Herbert HAWKINS

19 Sep 1936 Somerset County Herald Wellington Tree Felling Mishap Mr Arthur FOURACRE of Ford Bridge Milverton

21 Nov 1936 Somerset County Herald Wellington Late Mrs Emily FOURACRE widow of Mr John FOURACRE

27 Feb 1937 Somerset County Herald Ashill Late Mr Henry ROSEWELL of Thickthorn Interment at Crewkerne Cemetery inc ROSEWELL Isle Brewers MEDLAND Ilton

20 Mar 1937 Somerset County Herald Milverton Businessman Funeral Mr Arthur FOURACRE

29 May 1937 Somerset County Herald Thorne St Margaret Funeral of Mrs Constance Jane CHANNON of Bristol Formerly of Baizley Farm Thorne St Margaret

07 Aug 1937 Somerset County Herald Rugby Player Married Miss Florence Daisy HAYES to Mr Edward Clifford MARKE at Wellington Church

12 Mar 1938 Somerset County Herald Wellington Death of Mrs Lavinia Scott OATEN of 2 Lucas Court High Street Wellington

19 Mar 1938 Somerset County Herald Wellington Late Mrs Lavinia Scott OATEN Funeral of 2 Lucas Court High Street Wellington

04 Jun 1938 Somerset County Herald Wellington Bridegroom Ceremony at Halberton Mr Frederick Alvin CHANT to Miss Violet May HELLIER

27 Aug 1938 Somerset County Herald Bishops Hull Van Driver's Speed Ronald H. HEMBROW Van Drivers of Bishops Hull

10 Sep 1938 Somerset County Herald Death Mrs Alice FOURACRE of Wellington

17 Sep 1938 Somerset County Herald Wellington Late Mrs Alice FOURACRE formerly of 12 Scott's Lane Wellington

03 Jun 1939 Somerset County Herald Wellington inc Cyclist Injured Sidney James BINDING of Round Oak Cottage Nynehead

03 Jun 1939 Somerset County Herald Death and Funeral of Mr William John FERRIS of 14 Springfield Wellington includes Mr and Mrs H. C. OATEN

10 Feb 1940 Somerset County Herald Former Wellington Rugby Player found Dead Mr Walter OATEN of 40 Popes Lane Rockwell Green

17 Feb 1940 Somerset County Herald Funeral of Mr Walter OATEN of 14 Popes Lane Rockwell Green

18 May 1940 Somerset County Herald Wellington Weddings Mr Albert William WAYGOOD to Miss Emily Cicely JENNINGS

31 Aug 1940 Somerset County Herald Funeral of Mrs Maggie WEBBER nee FOURACRE of Rockwell Green

14 Sep 1940 Somerset County Herald Wellington Flower Show Exhibitor Late Mr James FOURACRE

21 Sep 1940 Somerset County Herald Late Mr James FOURACRE Funeral at Wellington

16 Nov 1940 Somerset County Herald Some Facts About The Ancient Court Leet First Article By H. J. CHANNON

17 Jan 1942 Somerset County Herald Shooting Accident Sequel Charles James TOZER of Hayesbrook Monkton Heathfield Sued John Thomas RIDGE of Northleigh Monkton Heathfield

14 Mar 1942 Somerset County Herald Wellington District Deaths Mr William Percy Ralph TOTTLE

23 May 1942 Somerset County Herald Wellington Loss Mrs H J THORNE nee OATEN Fatal Fall of the Eight Bells High Street Wellington

10 Oct 1942 Somerset County Herald Two Wiveliscombe Weddings Betty Amelia NORMAN to William Gilbert GOVIER and Gladys Elizabeth Annie BOWN to Dudley John NURCOMBE

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

04 Nov 1944 Somerset County Herald Local War News FYFE Trull BROOKES and GRAY Taunton Major Henry John PARKER North Petherton WHEELER Bridgwater PIMM Ruishton Lodge

29 Jun 1946 Somerset County Herald Oake Late Mrs E P HALL daughter of Mr and Mrs HAYES

04 Jan 1947 Somerset County Herald Enmore Death of Clement COLLARD of Castle House Son of Charles COLLARD inc WOLLHEIM THOMPSON BAKER PURNELL CALCUTT WHITE

26 Apr 1947 Somerset County Herald Wellington Young Man's Death Mr Derek FOURACRE of Rockwell Green

03 May 1947 Somerset County Herald Taunton as a Tourist Centre H. J. CHANNON inc Richard TREAT Pitminster Robert TREAT-PAINE Henry ADAMS Barton St David Miss POOLE PHELIPS

25 Jun 1949 Somerset County Herald More Parish Council Elections includes Richard S. J. BISHOP Hillfarrance

21 Jan 1950 Somerset County Herald Wellington Salvationists Death Mr James WAYGOOD of 29 Greenway Road Rockwell Green

16 Jun 1956 Somerset County Herald Funeral Sidney MOGGRIDGE Wayside Halcon Corner Taunton Senior Partner Firm Messrs T. H. Moggridge and Sons Ltd East Reach Builders

20 Apr 1957 Somerset County Herald Fish Life in River Tone inc Proposed Fish Passes at Firepool Bathpool and French Weir Taunton

22 Feb 1958 Somerset County Herald Taunton Anglers Can Have Two Clubs inc Two Salmon Traps Had Been Built at Fire Pool and French Weir

16 May 1959 Somerset County Herald Held Wellington Licence 51 Years Funeral Henry John THORNE of the Eight Bells Inn High Street Wellington inc PITMAN OATEN MOULES

15 Aug 1959 Somerset County Herald Flooding Taunton Staplegrove Road Odeon Cinema Cherry Grove Inn Ship Inn Royal Victoria Wellington Rockwell Green Combe Florey

10 Sep 1960 Somerset County Herald 25 Years in Electricity Industry Wellington and Bridgwater Maurice E. GRINTER Geoffrey J. SAFFIN of Wiveliscombe Reginald W. J. THOMAS

14 Jan 1961 Somerset County Herald Funeral of Mr David SHOPLAND Died at the Home of His Daughter 65 Lyngford Square Taunton Formerly of Wellington

26 Aug 1961 Somerset County Herald Milverton Funeral of Mrs Caroline VICKERY died at her Home 40 Courtfields Milverton inc WYATT SELLICK CORNISH

09 Feb 1963 Somerset County Herald Wellington Brothers-in-Law as Bearers Mr Eli John FOURACRE of 16 Greenway Road Rockwell Green

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: 05 Jul 2022