Sarah Hawkins Genealogy Site - Curry Rivel Somerset

Sarah Hawkins Genealogy Site

Curry Rivel, Somerset

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


Westcountry Genealogy – Curry Rivel Marriages 1642-1812

David Beare – Transcriptions of Curry Rivel Baptisms, Burials and Marriages for the years 1642-1708


1841 Census Curry Rivel Hambridge

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

1861 Census Curry Rivel (3 parts) Hambridge

1871 Census Curry Rivel Hambridge

1871 Census Drayton Swell Drayton Fivehead Curry Rivel Fivehead Curry Mallett

1891 Census Curry Rivel (3 parts) Hambridge Drayton

Useful Websites:

Arthur Mounter's History of Curry Rivel

Somerset England Churchyards and Cemeteries

Francis Frith – Curry Rivel, Somerset

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

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

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

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

19 Jan 1856 The Langport Herald Miss Martha HILLARD Auction Curry Rivel

31 Dec 1859 The Langport Herald Death Mr Joh TALBOT of Curry Rivell

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

07 Jul 1865 The Western Gazette Curry Rivel Accident Charles PERRY Langport in a Pit at Sand Pit Hill inc Thomas HARRIS Curry Rivel Mr S. DEAN J. PRANKERD Esq. Langport

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 The Western Gazette Fivehead The New Baptist Chapel

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

26 Nov 1869 Western Gazette and Flying Post Ilminster Petty Sessions includes Stanford MALE Barrington Assault

26 Aug 1870 The Western Gazette Langport Independent Chapel Outing to Burton Pynsent Stuck in the Mud Henry HOARE Whilst Laying Out Eel Baskets


12 Dec 1873 The Western Gazette Inquest at the Hambridge Inn on George HUCKER who was Shot by Samuel BRISTER inc James GRINTER Dr HUGHES of Curry Rivel

30 Oct 1874 The Western Gazette Ilminster inc Petty Sessions HOMINEY WHITEHEAD South Petherton FOX Fivehead COOK Mark MALE Barrington VILE Isle Brewers MALE

22 Jul 1876 The West Somerset Free Press Oath Aller Curry Rivel Auction inc The Hill Two Acres John LAVER Thomas PETTEY William UTTERMARE Edward MORRISH William FRENCH

12 Aug 1876 Langport Herald Somerton The Case of Suicide and Attempted Murder Richard TROTT at Parsonage Farm Somerton inc Curry Rivel Joel TROTT Grace POMEROY

31 Jan 1877 Taunton Courier Langport includes Mrs Maria DAVIS Reached her 100th year

28 Feb 1879 The Western Gazette Ilminster Petty Sessions MALE Barrington LANGFORD Curry Rivel FOX Fivehead HAYES Buckland St Mary ROWSWELL Shepton Beauchamp

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

28 Oct 1881 Western Gazette Ilminster County Petty Sessions inc ADAMS BRISTER WINTER Westport CORNELIUS Shepton Beauchamp Kingsbury Episcopi VAUX Seavington MALE

24 Mar 1883 Langport and Somerton Herald Curry Rivel Accident Mr F. DALLIMORE Nephew of Thomas PETTY Farmer of Oath inc Dr HUGHES

29 Nov 1884 The Langport and Somerton Herald Curry Rivel Death Charlotte MULES of Ilminster

08 Oct 1884 Taunton Courier Collumpton Curry Rivel Kingston

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

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

29 Dec 1893 The Western Chronicle Ilminster Petty Sessions MEARE ALLEN Fredk Thos ADAMS HUTCHINGS Charles MARSH Edith MARSH BRAY Alfred HARRIS Cornelius CORNELIUS

08 Sep 1894 Chard and Ilminster News Ilminster Petty Sessions includes MALE of Kingsbury Joseph MEAD of Barrington Charles TUCKER of Fivehead

19 Sep 1894 Taunton Courier Births Marriages and Deaths

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

05 Oct 1898 Taunton Courier Taunton Police Court Fivehead Shepton Beauchamp Middle Lambrook Curry Rivel Muchelney Ilminster Petty Sessions

08 Feb 1899 Taunton Courier Births Marriages and Deaths

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

26 Dec 1900 Taunton Courier Langport includes the Rev and Mrs S. JONES

26 Dec 1900 Taunton Courier Curry Rivel Honours for Lieutenant Guy BERRY

01 Mar 1905 Taunton Courier Langport Petty Sessions includes Francis MALE of Curry Rivel Rev and Mrs S JONES Joseph EDMONDS of Fivehead

01 Apr 1910 The Western Chronicle Curry Rivel Death Emily BURGE of Townsend Curry Rivel Wedding Mr William HARRIS and Miss Rose PERRY

30 Apr 1910 Chard and Ilminster News Ilminster Death Eli WEBB Golden Wedding Celebration at Dillington Farm Mr and Mrs George BRIDGE inc Edmonds VILE

16 Sep 1910 Shepton Beauchamp Kingsbury Episcopi Curry Rivel Marriage of new vicar Rev George W. SAUNDERS to Miss EDWARDS

25 Nov 1910 The Western Chronicle Ilton Shepton Beauchamp Puckington Kingsbury Episcopi Hambridge Curry Rivel Fivehead

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

17 Jan 1913 The Western Chronicle Shepton Beauchamp Wedding Bert DRAYTON Son of William DRAYTON to Miss Edith CORNELIUS daughter of Cornelius CORNELIUS

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

04 Apr 1913 The Western Chronicle Fivehead The Funeral of Mr William Vile LENTON

05 Sep 1913 The Western Chronicle Curry Rivel Children Entertained by Mr and Mrs Cely TREVILIAN Midelney Place Garden Fete Nurses Proficiency Badges

24 Oct 1913 The Western Chronicle Fivehead Homecoming Festivities MATTERSON

24 Oct 1913 The Western Chronicle Curry Rivel Close of a Useful Life Mrs William TILLEY Familiarly known as Emma Midwife

16 Dec 1914 Taunton Courier Curry Rivel Mr R. S. SPILSBURY The Death of Mr Henry COATE of Red Hill Farm inc BUTT SHERRIN ROBERTS SHEARING

11 Jun 1915 The Western Chronicle Curry Rivel inc Marriage of Miss Bessie Langford STENSON to Mr William SPEARING

18 Feb 1916 The Western Chronicle Curry Rivel Measles includes Dr. Wm. Charrott LODWIDGE and The School Gardens Mr B. B. GUY Headmaster

07 Apr 1916 The Western Chronicle Curry Rivel The Night School includes Mr B. B. GUY

07 Jun 1916 Taunton Courier Curry Rivel An Interesting Find by Mrs M. COUSINS

06 Sep 1916 Taunton Courier Somerset Appeal Tribunal More Langport Appeals

06 Sep 1916 Taunton Courier Curry Rivel Private W. LANGFORD of the Somersets Son of Mr and Mrs Hy LANGFORD Lance-Corporal H. MARSH of the Somerset L.I.

27 May 1922 The Langport and Somerton Herald Fivehead Male Friendly Society

09 Dec 1925 Taunton Courier Death Mrs Adelia Mary SMITH Wife of Edwin SMITH of Haydon Road inc EDDY HEWLETT NORTHCOTT BENNETT WITHERS BLAKE ELLIS HOUSE VENNER CROKER

27 Jun 1928 Taunton Courier Taunton Pageant Week

19 Jun 1929 Taunton Courier Funeral of Canon V. S. Stuckey COLES of Shepton Beauchamp

27 Jan 1932 Taunton Courier Orchard Portman Funeral of Miss Jane BOND of the Rectory Buried Orchard Portman Great Field Churchyard inc LANNING CHAPMAN NAISH

09 Aug 1933 Taunton Courier Ilminster-Langport Tragedy Barrington Man Knocked down by Car Post Mortem of George Henry MORRIS

16 Aug 1933 Taunton Courier Westport Fatality Resumed Inquest Verdict on George Henry MORRIS of Barrington

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

06 Sep 1933 Taunton Courier Fatal Accident Sequel Barrington Man's Death George Henry MORRIS

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

05 Sep 1934 Taunton Courier Tribute to Minister Funeral of Rev Samuel JONES formerly Congregational Minister of Somerton and Langport

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

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

20 Nov 1935 Taunton Courier Curry Mallet Death of Mr William ASHTON, Death of Mrs Emily BURT nee COLLARD

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

15 Aug 1936 Somerset County Herald Curry Rivel Late Mr George STACEY

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 The Late Dr R. H. VEREKER Impressive Funeral Tributes Freemasons Line Churchyard Path Curry Rivel

05 Jun 1937 Somerset County Herald Langport Petty Sessions includes Richard Thomas MALE Wagg Drove Huish Episcopi

10 Jul 1937 Somerset County Herald Curry Rivel Sunday School Outing Weymouth inc Vicar Rev J. H. T. MAUDE-ROXBY and Miss CHAMBERS

17 Jul 1937 Somerset County Herald Late William John SMALL Wick Farm Langport Service and Interment Curry Rivel Parish Church BURROUGH HAWKES HEMBROW BARLING GENT

02 Jul 1938 Somerset County Herald Curry Rivel Curry Rivel Infant School Day Trip includes Teachers Misses BLISS and TROTT and A New Police House

02 Jul 1938 Somerset County Herald Pitney Garden Fete at the Rectory includes Mrs HOLLOWAY Curry Rivel

02 Aug 1938 Somerset County Herald Fivehead Pitney Huish Episcopi Curry Rivel

10 Sep 1938 Somerset County Herald Taunton Driver Exonerated Curry Rivel Child Killed Keith Victor BURGE of 4 Council Houses Westfield Curry Rivel

25 Feb 1939 Somerset County Herald Curry Rivel Motor Cyclist Injured Victor Edward BURGE Council Houses Townsend

29 Apr 1939 Somerset County Herald Curry Rivel Golden Wedding Mr and Mrs F. BURROWS of 5 Honeylands Late Mr Jacob COATE Formerly of Red Hill Curry Rivel

26 Aug 1939 Somerset County Herald Curry Rivel Wedding of Mr Henry RICHARDS and Miss Daisy Hilda MALE

16 Sep 1939 Somerset County Herald North Petherton Curry Rivel Fivehead Ashill

28 Oct 1939 Somerset County Herald Curry Rivel A.R.P. inc Colonel BONHAM-CARTER Sir Horace DAWKINS War Time Songs Mrs Theodora PENNY Thorney Curry Rivel

15 Nov 1940 The Western Gazette Foot and Mouth Disease inc J. BUDGE Walter BISGROVE Watson MALE Newtown Kingsbury Episcopi F. J. WILLY Gothic House Curry Rivel

26 Jul 1941 Somerset County Herald Curry Rivel Wedding at the Parish Church Lance Corporal Albert Henry CHORLEY of the R.A.S.C. to Miss Barbara May HARTLAND

27 Sep 1941 Somerset County Herald Langport Congregational Church Wedding Sidney James BEACHAM to Marjorie Constance NICHOLLS Late Mrs Ethel May SALWAY of the Stores

10 Apr 1943 Somerset County Herald Curry Rivel Funeral of the Late Mr A. TILLEY Death and Funeral William Pippen DYER at 29 Plantation Road Chippenham

22 May 1943 Somerset County Herald Curry Rivel Death Mr Frederick Benjamin LANGFORD at Red Hill Curry Rivel

29 May 1943 Taunton Courier Curry Rivel Funeral of Mr F. B. LANGFORD inc Adopted Son Mr R. POPE

04 Sep 1943 Somerset County Herald Curry Rivel Funeral of Mrs E. DABINETT includes RUSSELL LENTON MOUNTER

02 Sep 1944 Somerset County Herald Curry Rivel includes Parish Church Wedding Miss Doris Louisa BURGE to Mr Gwyneth JONES

10 Feb 1945 Somerset County Herald Curry Rivel The Late Mr Fredrick A. BAULCH Who Died at North Tawton Devon Farmed at Arundels Farm Resided at Maywood Curry Rivel

03 Nov 1945 Somerset County Herald Curry Rivel Death and Funeral of Mrs Harriet STACEY

01 Mar 1947 Somerset County Herald Ilminster inc Late Mrs Elsie Ann DENMAN Frost Farm Ilton Daughter of Late Mr J. P. STEEL inc OATEN COURTNEY PHILLIPS BROOKS MILLS

28 Jun 1947 Somerset County Herald Heifer on 150ft Burton Pynsent Monument Came Down 179 Steps Backwards Mrs G BETTY Burton Dairy Farm Curry Rivel

20 Sep 1947 Somerset County Herald Curry Rivel Cyclist Injured includes Thomas George BURGE of Underhill Curry Rivel and William James BURGE

29 May 1948 Somerset County Herald Curry Rivel The Late Mrs Alice Mary BURGE of Stoneleigh Cottage Heale Lane Curry Rivel

19 Jun 1948 Somerset County Herald Heifer Somerset Burton Monument Climbed 172 Steps Laura BETTY Henry and Bertie Burton Dairy Farm Curry Rivel Ken BARTLETT

15 Apr 1950 Somerset County Herald Died Aged 102 Elizabeth Frances Edith GOOLDEN Parsonage Farm Curry Rivel inc YOUNG DANIEL HAYES BATCHELOR Barrington Court Farm

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

21 Jan 1956 Somerset County Herald Death of Mr Thomas John LOCK Farmer Moortown Curry Rivel Born at Hilliards Curry Rivel Farmed at Water Street Curry Rivel

15 Dec 1956 Somerset County Herald Golden Wedding at Curry Rivel Mr and Mrs Paul MOUNTER's Anniversary

10 Aug 1957 Somerset County Herald Curry Rivel Legion Sale Late Mrs Minnie CHORLEY at Whites Corner Wife of Mr Frank CHORLEY inc MALE

29 Mar 1958 Somerset County Herald Bridegroom from Fivehead Ceremony at Curry Rivel Mr A. S. BURGE to Jean Elizabeth PEARCEY

02 Aug 1958 Somerset County Herald Home After 35 Years Miss Alice SAWTELL of Curry Rivel Living in Marcellus near Syracuse N.Y. State

18 Oct 1958 Somerset County Herald Curry Rivel Bride Wedding Miss Alice Jean BURGE to Mr Reginald Arthur BROOM

29 Nov 1958 Somerset County Herald Langport Youths in Trouble Michael Gordon Tilley Geoffrey Mervyn HECTOR Nigel CHORLEY Melcolm Frederick BAKER

06 Jun 1959 Somerset County Herald Hambridge Death of Mr George BUNSTONE Hambridge at the Home of His Daughter Mrs C. LANGFORD Old Police House Curry Rivel

11 Jun 1960 Somerset County Herald Hambridge Jubilee Mr and Mrs Herbert LANGFORD of The Bungalow Hambridge

03 Sep 1960 Somerset County Herald Formerly Farmed in Rhodesia Late Elysoun Douglas Dundas DAVIDSON nee GRAHAM Heale House Curry Rivel Widow of Henry DAVIDSON

24 Jun 1961 Somerset County Herald Local Residents Funeral at Hambridge Mrs Ellen LANGFORD of The Bungalow Hambridge Wife of Mr Herbert LANGFORD

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

29 Sep 1962 Somerset County Herald Curry Rivel Farmer Dies Mr Clifford HECTOR Farmer and Withy Grower

30 Nov 1963 Somerset County Herald Rating Assessment is Unjust Mrs Nina PACKWOOD at a Valuation Court at Curry Rivel of Muchelney Ham Muchelney

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: 22 Jul 2022