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East Chinnock - Village Echoes
Published at the turn of the Millennium
to celebrate the history of East Chinnock
in the words & pictures of residents past & present.

2nd Edition SOLD OUT!!

There are 125 pages
It's full of history, pictures & stories not available on this web site

   Additions to the 2nd edition

A New Chapter:

        "Extracts from The Book of the Overseers of the Poor Law”

    recently transcribed by Keith Lewis

    Plus
    New Photos of:

  • St. Mary’s coffin stools
  • the School and Masters House
  • The Portman Arms in 1927
  • East Chinnock Rectory

               Plus a few more......


Full Contents


The Church and Parish - J L Fairhurst

The Feoffees - P Warr

Schools and Schooling (full version with photos) - M Merchant

Extracts from The Book of the Overseers of the Poor Law -
Keith Lewis

Emigration in the 1840’s - G Bartlett

Some Observations on Bird Life from 1953 – 1998 - J J Bray

Glimpses of Village Life - E Templeman