THE PLACE-NAMES OF SHROPSHIRE, Part One, M. Gelling & H.D.G. Foxall, English Place-name Society, Volume LXII/LXIII, 1990; 2 sketch maps; xxix + 336 pp.; 8vo; orig. blue cloth gilt, dust-jacket, a very good copy. 12 pounds

 

Somerset books

 

GLASTONBURY ABBEY RECORDS AT LONGLEAT HOUSE: A SUMMARY LIST, Kate Harris & William Smith, Somerset Record Society Vol. 81, 1991; index; xiii+105pp; 8vo; orig. plum cloth gilt, almost as new. 8 pounds

 

WELLS CONVOCATION ACT BOOKS, ed. A. Nott & J. Hasler, 2 volumes, Volumes 90 & 91, Somerset Record Society, 2004; Vol. 90: 1589-1665, Vol. 91: 1629-44, 1662-65; biographies; indexes; 491, 492-1080pp; 8vo; orig. plum cloth gilt, almost as new. 20 pounds

 

ARCHITECTURAL RECORDS OF WELLS BY JOHN CARTER, F.S.A., 1784-1808, ed. Warwick Rodwell & Gerard Leighton, Somerset Record Society, Vol. 92, 2006; illus. with 7 large folding plates and 7 figures; viii+72pp; 8vo; original pictorial card covers, all contained in original plum slip-case, gilt lettered, almost as new. 12 pounds

 

THE MANORS OF NORTON ST. PHILIP AND HINTON CHARTERHOUSE 1535-1691, ed Colin. J. Brett, Somerset Record Society, 2007; contains a huge amount of detailed and useful information; folding parish map in pocket; indexes; xxvi+570 pp.; 8vo; orig. plum cloth gilt, in very good condition. 12 pounds

 

THE VALE OF TAUNTON PAST, T. Maybery, 1998; 170 illus.; maps on endpapers; index; xii+132pp; 4to; orig. cloth gilt, dust-jacket, very lightly used. 7 pounds

 

SOMERSET WILLS FROM EXETER, ed. S.W. Rawlins & I.F. Jones, Somerset Record Society, 1952; printed for subscribers only; list of subscribers; index of names; viii+166pp; small 4to; orig. plum cloth gilt, a very good copy, spine slightly faded. 20

 

WEDMORE PARISH REGISTERS, BAPTISMS 1561-1812, by S.H.A.H., 1890; indexes; vii+380; small 4to; contents very clean, attractively bound in modern half-calf gilt, marbled sides, in very good condition. 35 pounds

 

WEDMORE PARISH REGISTERS, BURIALS 1561-1860, by S.H.A.H., 1890; indexes; x+367pp; small 4to; contents very clean, attractively bound in modern half-calf gilt, marbled sides, in very good condition. 35 pounds

 

NOTES & QUERIES FOR SOMERSET & DORSET, Vols. 1 to 33, Sherborne, 1890-1995; ed. F.W. Weaver, G.W. Saunders, C.H. Mayo et al.; numerous illus.; index to each vol.; 8vo; all except 2 vols. bound in green half-calf with red spine labels (2 vols. in blue cloth gilt), earlier vols. rubbed, generally in good condition, many of them very good. 485 pounds

 

[Manuscript]  An indenture, 1817, between Cornelius Palmer, of Wells, victualler, Mary Stokes, of East Horrington, James Payne, of Wells, and Maurice Davies, linen draper: lease for a year of 41 acres of land in the Forest of Mendip.  The position of the property is described, with names of occupiers of adjacent properties.  Persons mentioned include Edward Stokes, John Billingsley, William Kelson, Francis Edwards Whalley, Robert Michell, Edward Tuson, Mr. Richardson, Henry Hippisley, George Lax, Robert Welsh, Jemima Stokes. A neat document written on a single sheet of vellum, in very good condition, bearing two red seals and one blue revenue stamp. 12 pounds

 

THE REGISTERS OF THE ABBEY CHURCH OF SS. PETER AND PAUL, BATH, ed. A.J. Jewers, 2 volumes, Harleian Society, 1900, 1901; index; viii+326, 327-579 pp.; large 8vo; a single neat internal library mark, orig. gilt dec. brown cloth, a firm, clean set, lightly used. 35 pounds

 

THE COURT OF TAUNTON IN THE 16TH AND 17TH CENTURIES, R.G. Hedworth Whitty, Taunton, 1934; “A Study in the Legal and Social History of Taunton under the Tudors and Stuarts”; folding map and 2 other illus.; index; x+136pp; 8vo; orig. blue cloth gilt, faded, a firm copy, without dust-jacket. 15 pounds

 

THE STORY OF THE ROADS OF CHARD, Chard History Group, Publication No. 2, 1968; 4 sketch maps and 5 other illus.; 25pp; small 4to; orig. card covers, good copy. 5 pounds

 

SALES OF WARDS IN SOMERSET, 1603-1641, ed. M.J. Hawkins, Somerset Record Society Vol. 67, 1965; index of persons, index of places; xxxi+240pp; small 4to; orig. cloth gilt, upper board and spine covered in spots (perhaps from rain), in other respects a good copy. 10 pounds

 

Somerset Record Society; printed for subscribers only; small 4to; orig. plum cloth gilt:

 

WELLS CORPORATION PROPERTIES, A.J. Scrase & J. Hasler, Somerset Record Society, Volume 87, 2002; illus. with 6 plans; index; 241pp; 8vo; orig. plum cloth gilt, almost as new. 10 pounds

 

SOMERSETSHIRE PLEAS FROM THE ITINERANT JUSTICES (FOR THE 8TH YEAR OF THE REIGN OF EDWARD I), VOL. IV, PART 1 (Civil Pleas), ed. L. Landon, Vol. 44, 1929; index of persons and places, index of matters; x+412pp; lightly used. 15 pounds

 

Shropshire books