Sources

 

Some useful sources for social and family history in the Hundred of Frome. Look-ups may be possible for members of the Frome Research Group.

 

Author

Title

Date

Publisher

Anon

Register of Electors for the Eastern Division of Somerset

1835-36

Shaw and Sons, London

Ashton, M.

Notes on the History of Christianity in Frome

1985

Frome Museum

Battle, J. and Creese, J.

A Particular Account of the No. of Families and Inhabitants within the Town and Parish of Frome Selwood

1785

Photocopy and typed index

Belham, P.

Saint Aldhelm and the Founding of Frome

1984

Frome 1300 Pubs.

Belham, P.

The Making of Frome

1985

Frome Soc. for Local Study

Belham, P.

Villages of the Frome Area: A History

1992

Frome Soc. for Local Study

Brown, A. and O.M.

1851 Census Surname Index Somerset

1985-89

Somerset and Dorset F.H.S.

Crocker, A.

A brief historical account of the almshouse and school charities within the parish of Frome

1804

Crocker, Frome

Cuzner, S.

Cuzner's Handbook to Frome Selwood

abt 1866

Frome

Dunning, R.W.

A History of Somerset

1978

Somerset County Library, Bridgwater

 

Notes on the Map of the Area of Study with 3 maps

1978

Frome Soc. for Local Study

Gill, D.J.

The Sheppards and C18 Frome

1982

Frome Soc. for Local Study

Gill, D.J.

Frome Schooldays

1985

Frome 1300 Pubs

Gill, D.J.

Bath Street, Frome

1992

 

Goodall, R.

The Buildings of Frome

1985

Frome 1300 Pubs

Harvey, W.J.

The Story of Zion Congregational Chapel, Frome

1918

 

Hudson, T.

Temperance Pioneers of the West

1887

National Temperance Publication Depot, London

Lansdown, M., Marshman, M. and Rogers K.

Trowbridge in Pictures, 1812-1914

1979

Wilts Library and Museum Service, Trowbridge

Leech, R.

Early Industrial Housing: The Trinity Area of Frome

1981

HMSO

Lewis, J.O.

Early Nonconformity in Frome and District

1929

 

McGarvie, M.

Eighty Years of Frome 1894-1974

1974

Frome Urban Dist. Council

McGarvie, M.

Light in Selwood: A Short History of St John's Church, Frome

1976

Frome Soc. for Local Study.

McGarvie, M.

The Bounds of Selwood

1978

Frome Historical Research Group, Occasional Paper No. 1

McGarvie, M.

Argyll House, 12 Gentle Street, Frome: A Family and Architectural History

1979

Frome Historical Research Group, Occasional Paper No. 2

McGarvie, M.

Frome Through the Ages: an Anthology in Pose and Verse

1982

Frome Soc. for Local Study.

McGarvie, M.

Frome Place-names: their origin and meaning

1983

Frome Historical Research Group, Occ. Paper No. 3

McGarvie, M.

The Book of Frome

1984

Barracuda Books, Buckingham

McGarvie, M. ed.

Crime and Punishment in Regency Frome: The Journals of Isaac Gregory, Constable of Frome 1813-14 and 1817-18

1984

Frome Soc. for Local Study

McGarvie, M.

Frome in old picture postcards, Vols 1-3

1984-5

European Library - Zaltbommel/Netherlands

McGarvie, M.

The Book of Marston Bigot

1984

Barracuda Books, Buckingham

McGarvie, M. ed.

Frome Society Year Book, Vol. 3, 1989-90

1990

Frome Soc. for Local Study

McGarvie, M. ed.

Frome Society Year Book, Vol. 4, 1990-92

1992

Frome Soc. for Local Study

McGarvie, M. ed.

Frome Society Year Book, Vol. 5, 1993-94

1994

Frome Soc. for Local Study

McGarvie, M. ed.

Frome Society Year Book, Vol. 6, 1995-96

1996

Frome Soc. for Local Study

McGarvie, M.

Around Frome Archive photo series

1997

Chalford, Stroud

McGarvie, M.

The Blue House, Past and Present

1997

Frome Soc. for Local Study

McGarvie, M.

Orchardleigh Park and the Duckworths

1997

Frome Soc. for Local Study

McGarvie, M.

Frome Through the Ages: AD 1000-1999

1999

Somerset Standard.

Mann, J. de L.

The Cloth Industry in the West of England: from 1640 to 1880

1971

Oxford University Press

Mendip District Council

Mendip Walks series and Mendip Village Trails

no date

 

Raymond, S.

Somerset: a genealogical bibliography

1991

Federation of FHS, Birmingham

Rotary Club of Frome Selwood

Frome Past and Present

1999

Rotary Club of Frome Selwood, Limited Edition

Rogers, K.

Warp and Weft: the Soms and Wilts woollen industry

1986

Barracuda Books, Buckingham

Russell, G. and Frome Selwood Photographic Society

Frome: Then and Now

1985

Frome 1300 Pubs

Slocombe, P.M.

Architects and Building Craftsman with work in Wiltshire

1996

Wilts buildings record, Trowbridge

Thompson, E.P.

The Making of the English Working Class

1968

Pelican

Titford, J.

The Titford Family, 1547-1947

1989

Phillimore, Chichester

 

Account Book of the Overseers for the Poor of the Parish of Beckington

1648-1668

454 pages £12 10s 0d  Bernard Halliday, Catalogue No. 265 (1952) Item 996

 

Answers to Inquiries respecting Frome Selwood, transmitted by the Editors of the Imperial Cyclopaedia

1857

Frome, 1857, 8vo. 3s 6d B.H. Blackwell, Catalogue No. 373 (1935) Item 483

 

Somerset Delineated : A Topographical Description of Each Town, Parish, Chapelry etc... an Index to a Survey made in …. 1821

Map of the County of Somerset from an actual survey… 1820 and 1821. Scale 1 inch to 1 mile… 1 Oct. 1822

1822

C. & J. Greenwood. I.H.R. Cowley, Catalogue 40, item 550. (The two items), £60