Sarah Hawkins Genealogy Site - WILLSHIRE

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Below are various documents relating to the surname WILLSHIRE and variants.

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01 Dec 1877 Somerset County Gazette Bridgwater County Police includes James BURGE Ann TABRETT Mary ATYEO Charles WILLSHIRE Arthur and Frank CORAM of North Petherton and Samuel HASTE of Broomfield

22 Jun 1904 Taunton Courier North Petherton includes Marriage of Mr Arthur A. TYNDALE-BISCOE of North Petherton and Miss Beatrice DUFF of South Kensington

03 Aug 1904 Taunton Courier North Petherton includes Telephone Lines Road Blocked Sale of Land Mr W. H. PALMER Mr John WEBBER Mr F. MASEY

02 Jul 1915 The Shepton Mallet Journal Aviator's Wedding at Shepton Mallet David POWELL to Margaret WILLSHIRE Daughter of Samuel WILLSHIRE of Bowlish

04 Aug 1916 The Shepton Mallet Journal Another Sheptonian Falls Harry WILLSHIRE son of Mr and Mrs Sam WILLSHIRE of Bowlish

11 Jul 1919 The Shepton Mallet Journal Marriage The Abbey Bath Nellie APSEY to Samuel Percival WILLSHIRE son of Samuel John WILLSHIRE formerly of Shepton Mallet

25 Jul 1919 The Shepton Mallet Journal In Memoriam Harry R. H. WILLSHIRE R.A.M.C. Who died 24 Jul 1916

08 Feb 1922 Taunton Courier North Petherton Death of Mrs WILLSHIRE at Cardiff Widow of the Late John WILLSHIRE

19 Jun 1935 Taunton Courier North Petherton Serious Accident George Henry WILLSHIRE of 100 Fore Street North Petherton

21 Oct 1939 Somerset County Herald North Petherton Funeral of Mr Frederick THRESHER

06 Apr 1940 Somerset County Herald Bridgwater Popular Postman Retires Walked 30,000 Miles Before Breakfast Mr Ernest WILLSHIRE of 44 Old Taunton Road

10 Apr 1948 Somerset County Herald Bridgwater includes Wedding of Ivor WARREN to Doris Helen MALE Mr G. WILLSHIRE and Mrs Helena Louise PARKER

24 Dec 1960 Somerset County Herald Daughter Found Mother Dead Mrs Matilda ROWE 44 Brooklands Sydenham Estate Bridgwater Mrs Betty Stone Coronation House Bridgwater

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


05 Apr 1916 Taunton Courier North Petherton School Girls Collection The Wroth Prizes Wintry Weather Late Vicars Commission Rev P. T. PRYCE-MICHELL

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

01 Jul 1931 Taunton Courier North Petherton Accident Samuel WESTCOTT Late Mrs Muriel Theresa CARNE WILLIAMS of Batts House

06 Apr 1940 Somerset County Herald 06 Apr 1940 Bridgwater Concert for Comforts Local Men from H.M.S. Exeter Honoured Signalman WHITING Able Seaman CHIDGEY and Mr F. A. WILSHIRE

17 Oct 1942 Somerset County Herald Anti-Hunting Farmer Alleges Prejudice Milverton Arson Charge Fails includes Gilbert Thomas WENSLEY


08 Nov 1879 The Weston Mercury Sad Case of Drowning at Ford Gate North Petherton Mary WILTSHIRE

28 Nov 1884 The Western Gazette Shepton Mallet inc Petty Sessions Richard THOMPSON Eliza Ward Arthur DUCK of Downhead Son of Cornelius and Ann DUCK

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

27 Jun 1928 Taunton Courier Taunton Pageant Week

14 Sep 1940 Somerset County Herald Five Taunton men killed Corporal Kenneth SMITH Sappers Geoffrey JENNESS Ivor COLES Harold Leslie OATEN Joseph ELSON

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Last revised: 10 Dec 2019