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Below is a list of all the records that I have for the parish of Fivehead, Somerset.


Fivehead Baptisms 1802-1812
Fivehead Baptisms 1813-1898
Fivehead Burials 1803-1812
Fivehead Burials 1813-1887
Fivehead Marriages 1813-1885



1841 Census Fivehead
1851 Census Curry Rivel Hambridge Earnshill Westmoor Swell Moortown Curry Rivel Drayton Fivehead (Curry Rivel not done)
1861 Census Hambridge Earnshill Drayton Swell Fivehead
1871 Census Drayton Swell Drayton Fivehead Curry Rivel Fivehead Curry Mallett
1891 Census Drayton Fivehead Swell Moortown Swell Fivehead Curry Mallet Beercrocombe Isle Abbotts
1901 Census Fivehead 


Kelly's Directory:

Fivehead 1875

Fivehead 1939

Useful Websites:

Fivehead website

Somerset England Churchyards and Cemeteries


Newspaper Articles:

14 Oct 1790 The Bath Chronicle Fivehead RIDING SEAL ages amount to 428 years

19 Apr 1798 The Bath Chronicle includes marriage of Mr RICHARDFON of Fivehead

02 Jul 1801 The Bath Chronicle BATH includes James CHURCHILL of Fivehead

11 Oct 1804 The Bath Chronicle Auction Burton Pynsent Estate includes Curry Rivel Drayton Fivehead Swell

23 Mar 1809 The Bath Chronicle Births Married Died included Edward BROWN of Fivehead

14 Mar 1811 The Bath Chronicle Died Mr CRANE at Fivehead House

15 Oct 1812 Taunton Courier To be Let by Tender Estate in Ilton Estate in Fivehead

01 Sep 1814 Taunton Courier Proposal for act of parliament includes Ifle Abbotts Fivehead Swell Curry Mallett Curry Rivell Beercrocombe Afhill Ilton Whitelackington Ifle Brewers

08 Sep 1814 Taunton Courier Joanna SOUTHCOTT not pregnant taken to Fivehead DIED includes Hannah MURTON slept in a coffin when ill

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

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

25 Apr 1816 Taunton Courier Isle Moor Inclosure includes Ifle Abbotts Fivehead Swell Curry Mallet Beercrocombe Ilton Ifle Brewers

24 Apr 1817 Taunton Courier Murder and Suicide at Fivehead

29 May 1817 Taunton Courier Sale of Land includes Fivehead Swell Curry Rivel 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

26 Jan 1856 The Langport Herald Marriage Mr Henry RICHARDSON of Fifehead to Miss Camilla WHITCOMBE of Foxhound Fifehead

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

06 Jul 1866 Western Gazette Fivehead Friendly Society Club Anniversary

21 Sep 1866 Western Gazette Fivehead The New Baptist Chapel

30 Mar 1867 Somerset County Gazette Fivehead

10 Apr 1867 Taunton Courier Milverton Fivehead

17 Jan 1868 Western Gazette and Flying Post Creech St Michael Fivehead Pitney

27 Oct 1869 Taunton Courier Fivehead Ploughing Match

26 Oct 1870 Taunton Courier Fivehead Agricultural Association

08 Mar 1876 Taunton Courier Fivehead Inquest Miss Sophia Louisa LAMBERT

22 Feb 1878 Western Gazette Fivehead Hambridge

10 Aug 1878 Somerset County Gazette Fivehead and Wrantage auction of properties

27 Sep 1878 Western Gazette Fivehead Recognition Service for Rev J. COMPSTON

23 Nov 1878 The Somerset Gazette Bristol Express and Devonshire News Taunton Police Court includes John OATEN Yeovil Inquest Mary CHORLEY's child Ilminster Frederick SALWAY Fivehead

27 Jun 1879 Western Gazette Fivehead

05 Sep 1879 Western Gazette Fivehead Strange Death of a Pig Mr. LOUCH

05 Mar 1880 Western Gazette Fivehead Injuring a cow

18 Jun 1880 Western Gazette Pitney Fivehead Isle Abbots Shepton Beauchamp

29 Oct 1880 Western Gazette Fivehead Prayer Day Sunday School

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

08 Apr 1881 Western Gazette Fivehead

21 Apr 1882 Western Gazette The New Manse Fivehead

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

11 Jul 1884 Western Gazette Ilminster William GULLY for assaulting Sarah Ann MALE daughter of Henry MALE of Fivehead

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

13 Jul 1888 Western Gazette Fivehead Funeral of the Rev R. W. LAMBERT

09 Nov 1888 Western Gazette Dowlish Wake Fivehead Ilton Kingsbury Episcopi Seavington St Mary Shepton Beauchamp

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

05 Dec 1894 Taunton Courier Fivehead Baptist Pastor's Farewell Rev E. FRANCIS

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

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

24 Oct 1913 Western Chronicle Fivehead Homecoming festivities MATTERSON

03 Jul 1918 Taunton Courier Huish Episcopi Severely Wounded Captain R. J. McEVOY Fivehead Local Soldiers Death Albert George CHORLEY

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

27 May 1922 The Langport and Somerton Herald Obituary Heman SALWAY Fivehead

14 Nov 1924 Western Gazette Fivehead Death of Mrs. Camilia RICHARDSON widow of Mr. William Henry RICHARDSON of Langford Manor Fivehead

25 Sep 1925 Western Gazette Fivehead Farmers £7000 deficiency Silvester Henry PIMM

22 Mar 1930 The Langport and Somerton Herald Obituary Mrs Ellen LOUCH Fivehead

21 Jun 1930 The Langport and Somerton Herald Inquest Drowing & Obituary Edward John MALE Fivehead

05 Jun 1937 Somerset County Herald Langport Petty Sessions includes Richard Thomas MALE Wagg Drove Huish Episcopi No Wireless Licence

02 Oct 1937 The Langport and Somerton Herald Obituary Mrs Elizabeth MALE Fivehead

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

22 Jan 1939 Taunton Courier Fivehead Death Mr E. KEMP

22 Jan 1939 Taunton Courier Fivehead Ile Abbots 10 year honour for baptist minister Rev S. R. WARD

26 Aug 1939 Somerset County Herald North Petherton Fivehead Huish Episcopi Curry Rivel Middle Lambrook South Petherton Kingsbury Episcopi

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

24 Sep 1939 Somerset County Herald Fivehead Death of Mr. Leonard SALWAY of Brakelands House Fivehead

28 Oct 1939 Somerset County Herald Pitney Fivehead Curry Mallet Seavington Curry Rivel

12 Oct 1940 Somerset County Herald Fivehead Funeral Mr G. MALE

02 Apr 1949 Somerset County Herald Fivehead Late Mrs. Eliza LOUCH nee AMOR

18 Oct 1958 Somerset County Herald Former Licensee at Fivehead Mr Thomas John FOX of South View Farm licensee of Crown Inn

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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