Sarah Hawkins Genealogy Site - West Monkton Somerset

Sarah Hawkins Genealogy Site

West Monkton, Somerset

Below is a list of all the records that I have for the parish of West Monkton, Somerset and Monkton Heathfield, Somerset:


Transcriptions for West Monkton parish records can be found on Martin Southwood's website.


1841 Census West Monkton Monkton Heathfield Bathpool

1861 Census Norton Fitzwarren Staplegrove Cheddon Fitzpaine West Monkton

1861 Census West Monkton Kingston

1871 Census Cheddon Fitzpaine Bathpool West Monkton Kingston

1891 Census Bathpool West Monkton

Kelly's Directory:

West Monkton 1875

Useful Websites:

Lives of the First World War – West Monkton War Memorial

Francis Frith – West Monkton


West Monkton: Then and Now: A Celebration for the Millennium by John Reeves (Out of Print)

Newspaper Articles:

15 Aug 1838 Taunton Courier Taunton Accident at West Monkton includes Miss WARRE of Hestercombe

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

14 Sep 1853 Taunton Courier Taunton includes Suicide Joseph HEAL Huntworth North Petherton HILL West Monkton Joseph CONYBEARE Labourer of KING of Pyrland Hall

06 Jun 1855 Taunton Courier Taunton Police News inc William OATEN Rev LAWSON CHAPPEL FOX West Monkton CORRICK James BROOMFIELD Ruishton

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

29 Oct 1864 The Western Gazette Taunton Ploughing includes John HAWKINS and David OATEN

05 Nov 1869 Western Gazette and Flying Post Chard includes William MALE Crewkerne MALE various Ilminster MALE various Taunton includes Elizabeth OATEN

23 Aug 1871 Taunton Courier Taunton Police Court inc SPARKES Thos Edward PRING Boalch's Court Paul Street FOSTER TUTTIETT TUCKER SMITH PARKER LONG PALFREY TUCKER etc

15 Mar 1873 West Somerset Free Press Taunton inc George GOODLAND Mr John EVERY of West Monkton James TUCK Jane OATEN

11 Feb 1874 Taunton Courier County Police inc Miss PAULL WYATT HITCHCOCK Clarke's Hotel Transfer of Licenses WEBBER WOODFORD CUTLER HEWITT VENNER WHITE FUDGE PARSONS

14 Aug 1875 Chard and Ilminster News Taunton Thunderstorm Lightning Flooding Escape of Balloon Petty Session INNOE SHUTE DREWITT Police Court BROOKMAN COX

12 Apr 1876 Taunton Courier Taunton News Overseers List inc Angersleigh Bishops Hull Cheddon Fitzpaine Corfe OATEN Creech St Michael Hillfarrance Kingston

13 Oct 1876 The Western Gazette Taunton Petty Sessions Emma HAMPSHIRE George VICKERY John COX John NOWELL George Charles and Isaac PARKHOUSE Charles CURE

08 Nov 1876 Bridgwater Mercury Taunton Police Court inc Emma POOLE and Mary CRAWLEY King Street The Attempted Murder Thomas HANCOCK and Esther HANCOCK

30 Jul 1884 Taunton Courier Cheddon Fitzpaine Fatal Accident Thomas CRIDLAND of Up Cheddon

17 Oct 1891 West Somerset Free Press Shocking Suicide in Fishpond of Hestercombe Park Miss Lucy SHEERE Adopted Daughter of Mr and Mrs T. H. BANFIELD of Gotten Farm

02 Aug 1893 Taunton Courier Taunton Police Court inc PAVEY George NORTHCOTT Beatrice Annie OATEN Ellen Florence OATEN Mary Ann OATEN No 7 Court High Street

19 Sep 1894 Taunton Courier Births Marriages and Deaths

06 Nov 1901 Taunton Courier Taunton Funeral Charles James NATION Proprietor the George and Railway Hotel Bristol and Formerly Clarke's Hotel Taunton at West Monkton

19 Mar 1902 Taunton Courier Dedication of a New Chancel at Bathpool Tribute to the Late Rector of Monkton Rev Frederic C. KINGLAKE inc SOUTHWOOD PAINE HAWKER

03 Aug 1904 Taunton Courier West Monkton Choir Outing to Teignmouth includes Rev J. A. G. and Mrs COOPER Miss MEADE-KING

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

04 May 1912 West Somerset Free Press Preliminary Announcement of West Monkton Somerset Sale of Browns Farm

04 May 1912 West Somerset Free Press Preliminary Announcement West Monkton Sale of Monkton Elm in the Occupation of F. R. GUPPY

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

17 May 1916 Taunton Courier Taunton Rural District Tribunal North Curry Norton Fitzwarren Bishops Hull West Monkton Rowford Bathpool Staplegrove Pitminster

12 Jun 1918 Taunton Courier Somerset Appeal Tribunal

17 Sep 1919 Taunton Courier West Monkton Impending Departure of the Vicar The Rev E. S. MARSHALL includes Mr PEARSON

19 Nov 1919 Taunton Courier Local Notes and Queries Old Somerset Families includes JENNINGS DUDDERIDGE Hillcommon HAYES

12 Jan 1921 Taunton Courier Taunton County Petty Sessions

09 May 1923 Taunton Courier Bathpool Marriage of Augustus JEFFREY and Frances Margaret Radford CORNISH inc Aginhills Farm and RICHARDS of Birds Farm Bathpool

19 Oct 1927 Taunton Courier Creech St Michael Death of a Former Resident Mrs Anna Sophia DODDERIDGE nee WESCOMBE

23 Nov 1927 Taunton Courier Voting at 91 Mrs Annie THOMAS of 7 Spittal Alms Houses or Leper Hospital Taunton Born at West Monkton Daughter of Abraham PARSONS

13 Apr 1928 The Western Morning News Womans Body in Canal Mrs Florence CHUDLEIGH of 16 Charter Road Taunton inc Edward STONE

06 Feb 1929 Taunton Couirer Notes The DUDDERIDGE Family and Norton Fitzwarren includes John DUDDERIDGE of Normans House Norton

23 Apr 1932 Western Daily Press Somerset Couples Diamond Wedding Mr and Mrs Sidney LING who farmed at Hankridge Farm West Monkton

12 Oct 1932 Taunton Courier Death Mrs Lily THOMAS of Sidbrook Farm West Monkton at Taunton and Somerset Hospital inc FOURACRE WILSON HASLEM TURNER

10 Oct 1934 Taunton Courier Golden Wedding Celebrations Sir William and Lady MEADE-KING nee Agneta Sophia HARRISON of Walford House West Monkton

19 Jun 1935 Taunton Courier West Monkton Double Wedding Charles James William ALWAY to Florence Doreen WHITTAM and William Guy TROTT to Ellen Violet ALWAY

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

18 Jul 1936 Somerset County Herald West Monkton Filling in Ditch in Dorster's Lane West Monkton

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

08 Aug 1936 Somerset County Herald Records Eclipsed North Petherton's Festival Bank Holiday Show and Sports

19 Sep 1936 Somerset County Herald Tauntons Housing Slum Clearance Scheme Spital Almshouses Threatened with Demolition Under Councils Slum Clearance Scheme

25 Jun 1938 Somerset County Herald New Almshouses West Monkton inc Mrs HURFORD Mrs TOTEN Mrs KNIGHT Mrs NATION Mrs Janet ROSE of Marlows Old Leper Hospital Saved

02 Jul 1938 Somerset County Herald West Monkton Almshouse Benefactress Death of Mrs ROSE Widow of Mr John ROSE at Marlows West Monkton

02 Jul 1938 Somerset County Herald Births Marriage Deaths includes MUMFORD GODDEN BRIMSON MAGGS TROTMAN Bridgwater COATE Wembdon BROWNE Taunton ROSE West Monkton

07 Jul 1939 The Wells Journal Link with Former Cheddar Industry The Late Mrs Eliza SARGENT of Sargent's Corner Cheddar Widow of Charles SARGENT

17 Feb 1940 Somerset County Herald Stoke St Gregory Womens Institute inc CAIRNS of Monkton Heathfield WILLIAMS GARLEND WHITE BOOBYER DUNELL

01 Mar 1941 Somerset County Herald Death Walter Tom LANE Marldon 69 Whitmore Road Taunton Son of William LANE Crowcombe inc DARBY GREED PORTER VILLIS

08 Mar 1941 Somerset County Herald Pitney Widows Death Acclerated by Fall Downstairs Florence Mary BOWN of Pitney Widow of Vincent Albert BOWN Lilian KEIRL West Monkton

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

26 Jun 1943 Somerset County Herald Tricycling at 84 Cheddon Couple Married 56 Years John WINTER 102 Park Gate Cheddon Fitzpaine Mrs WINTER Dau Samuel JONES Milverton

02 Oct 1943 Somerset County Herald West Monkton Farm Stock Sale at Goosenford West Monkton for Mr W. H. MANNING

23 May 1946 Somerset County Herald West Monkton Marriage Elspeth Seton COCHRANE Daughter Captain COCHRANE Court Place West Monkton to Cyril Peter Anthony POTTER

19 Oct 1946 Somerset County Herald Bathpools Farmers Wife Inquest and Funeral of Mrs Bridget Mary Radford RICHARDS of Birds Farm Bathpool

19 Jul 1947 Somerset County Herald Monkton Heathfield Fire Outbreak at Pring's Slaughter House Monkton Heathfield

05 Jun 1948 Somerset County Herald West Monkton Home Guard Outing to Weymouth inc Cheddon Home Guard Colonel V. B. THURSTON Mr J. PRIDHAM Mr D. TRIGGOL

20 Nov 1948 Somerset County Herald Gaiety 'Bus Stop Too Congested Inquest on Mr John BOND Retired Farmer of Cheddon Fitzpaine

13 May 1950 Somerset County Herald Lord WHARTON Sells Halswell Estate and Properties at Goathurst North Petherton Broomfield West Monkton Clarence HARRIS Bishops Hull

30 May 1959 Somerset County Herald Several Drink Summonses includes Frederick John POOLE of 6 School Cottages Cheddon Fitzpaine

06 Feb 1960 Somerset County Herald Long Family Link With West Monkton New Colonel of Somerset and Cornwall Light Infantry Major-General R. K. GOLDSMITH inc KINGLAKE

13 Aug 1960 Somerset County Herald Former Butcher in Taunton District Mr James THOMAS of South View Farm Crickham Wedmore includes FOURACRE

03 Jun 1961 Somerset County Herald Well Known Taunton Dairyman Nearly 150 Wreaths for Late Mr Frederick Mark SHATTOCK of Frieze Hill Dairies

15 Jun 1963 Somerset County Herald Cheddon Fitzpaine Elderly Widow Died Mrs Harriet Annie ROY of 88 Cheddon Fitzpaine Widow of Mr Jack ROY inc SCOTT-WHITING

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: 19 May 2022