Securing our history for the future

This is the Bawdrip Archive 

Here you will find a variety of information and photographs about Bawdrip Village

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Our collection has been built up and added to since the foundation of the Group in 2012. The archive contains documents, books, maps, digitised newspaper articles as well as an important collection of local photographs relating to families, property, trade, church, school etc. A summary is shown below.

CategorySub CategoryItemDetailsNotes
PublicationMagazineA History of Bawdrip and its ChurchBawdrip PCC December 1986A4 format
MediaDVDBawdrip in old photographsPhotographs from the exhibition celebrating 700 years St Michaels and All Angels Church, Bawdrip  2 disc set  from July 2012
PublicationMapBawdrip Level MapOriginal print of 1904 EditionA0+ format
PublicationMemoriesBawdrip ProfileResearch from Census returns and Kellys DirectoriesA4 format
PublicationMemoriesBawdrip WW1 HerosDetails of the men from Bawdrip who died in conflictA4 format
PublicationMagazineChurch Report1902 report of Church of St Michaels and All Angels Church, Bawdrip A4 photocopy
PublicationBookKellys DirectoriesExtracts of directories from1861- 1939A4 format copies in binder
PublicationPosterKnowle Hall Estate sale of land etcLaminated posters relating to sale on 29 November 1921A3+ format
PublicationMagazineLink MagazineChurch Magazine Feb 1987. First edition of joint benefice publicationA4 format
MediaSearchable PDF filesLink MagazineChurch Magazine some 1981, 1997, 1998, 1999. Complete from 2000 onwardsBack up data
PublicationMemoriesLooking BackLife Story of Phyllis BurrowA4 format
MediaSearchable PDF & JPG filesPolden Post ArticlesBawdrip eventsBack up data
PublicationPosterSale of Barkers FarmPoster relating to sale on 23 September 1914A1+ format
PublicationHand writtenSchool Log BookBawdrip Junior School Log Book detailing events from April 1945 to February 1995Bound book
PublicationMagazineThe Church of St Michael the Archangel BawdripReprinted from the Somerset Archeological Society Proceedings   (Bath Branch) 1933 Notes by J.G.H.Warren MemberA5 format
PublicationBookThe Victorian History of the County of SomersetVolume VI – Bridgwater and Neighbouring Parishespages 182-191
PublicationBookUniversal Home DoctorOwned by Nurse J A Badman, Laad-Soeren, New Road, BawdripLocal Nurse dates form   9/10/66
PublicationMemoriesWW1 Memorials of Bawdrip, Woolavington and CossingtonFurther details of the men from Bawdrip who died in conflictA4 format and cds
PublicationPrinted1901 Bawdrip censusAnalysis of dataA4 sheets
MediaSearchable spreadsheet file and pdf1911 Bawdrip censusAnalysis of datadigital file online

PDF files

Kellys Directories

 extracts 1895- 1954

digital file online
MediaPDF FileKellys DirectoryFor Bridgwater 1957data CD
MediaPDF FileKellys DirectorySomerset 1927data CD
BrochurePrintedSilver Fish HotelPrice list and facilitiesOriginal folded leaflet