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BACKWELL RECORDS, 1350-1990
Somerset Heritage Centre
These documents were collected together by a local historian, Mrs Lilian Pearce, and many items were reproduced in her book Backwell Memories, ref. PAM 725. The collection also includes some personal papers.
Epeχio by Metadatis
Mounted transcripts, and copy documents used for exhibition purposes.
Rental for the manor of Backwell.
Admittance ticket to a concert in Backwell School Rooms.
Backwell Harvest Festival accounts.
Photographs, copy photographs, and postcards of Backwell and its villagers, some reproduced in Backwell Memories.
Plan from sales particulars of land at West Town, Backwell (tithe map numbers 179, 397, 404, 405, 413, 449, 534, 536).
Extract from Backwell Parish Magazine announcing the death of Cecil Wilfrid Lott whilst on active service.
Minute book of the Backwell and District Conservative and Unionist Association, 1925-1945, with committee attendance list, 1929-1930, and accounts, 1945-1947.
Papers relating to Backwell Women's Institute, including photographs, 1925-26 and 1965-78, a magazine, 1930, annual programmes, 1932-36, certificates awarded to L C Pearce, 1936-38, and a brief history, 1963.
Programme of events for Backwell's celebrations of the Silver Jubilee of George V and Queen Mary.
Membership card of L C Pearce for the Backwell branch of the Mothers' Union.
Correspondence and receipts of L C Pearce, including a signed letter from Edward Heath, MP, thanking her for 30 years service to the Backwell branch Conservative executive office, 1969.
Order of service for the dedication of memorial tablets in Backwell Church to those from the village who lost their lives on active service in World War II.
Sales particulars for Sores Court, West Town, Backwell, 82a of dairy land, and Coombe Cottage, Flax Bourton.
Typescript entitled The history of the parish of Backwell, 1864 to 1951 by Isabel A Robinson, with stencil copy.
Newspaper cuttings giving a review of Lilian Pearce's book, Our Village: the story of Backwell, 1954, and reporting on protests against the building of a hall in Backwell church graveyard, 1983.
Pamphlet entitled A Short Guide to the Parish Church of St Andrew, Backwell, by the Rev. J T George.
Programmes for Sunny Meads Social Club, Backwell.