Sources and Links

Sources and Links

Merriott Parish Registers

Baptisms:  1646 to 1876

Marriages:  1653 to 1952 (Note: I have only transcribed to 1924)

Burials:  1653 to 1952

For more information, please go to the  Parish Registers  page.

Merriott Censuses

1841 – June 6
1851 – March 30
1861 – April 7
1871 – April 2

1881 – April 3
1891 – April 5

1901 – March 31
1911 – April 2
1921 – June 19 (not available yet)
For more information, please go to the Censuses page.

Directories/ Indexes

  • Slater’s Directory of Somerset 1852, includes a section on Crewkerne & Neighbourhood.
  • Pigot’s Directory of Somersetshire 1830, includes a section on Crewkerne (page 704).
  • Kelly’s Post Office Directory of Somerset 1861, includes a section on Merriott (page 390) as well as one on Crewkerne (page 332).
  • 1873 Returns of Owners of Land of more than one acre.  Facsimile version on CD Rom reproduced from the original book by The Archive CD Books Project.   Gives Surname, Forename, abode, size of land holdings (over 1 acre) and  estimated gross rental value.

Books/ Magazines            Please go to the  Books page for more information.

Other Printed Sources

  • “An Ancient English Village – Merriott, Somerset”  by Richmond Munn (written in the early 1960s on the occasion of refurbishment of the Church of All Saints.)
  • “A History of Merriott Village and Church” – author unknown.  Typewritten sheets obtained from the Crewkerne Family Studies

Internet Sites

My internet favourites folder overflows, but I only list the extra-specials here:  Internet Sites

Archives & Museums

Local History Room, Crewkerne & District Museum, Market Square, Crewkerne  TA18 7JU

An Osborne-Stuckey descendant, Mr Bob Davies, volunteers at this History Room. (2001)   The Room hasn’t been open for very long, and is not well-known.  The opening hours are restricted – better check before turning up!