┆Includes unlisted accession 2015/142, containing the research papers of Hilary Binding concerning Minehead, Dunster and the surrounding ares, containing photographs, unpublished publications, sale particulars and deeds as follows:
Box 1: Research papers and newspaper clippings concerning: Two Winford Characters, Arthur C Clarke, Tolland, Lent, place and field names, Minehead Customs, roads, Porlock Weir, games and sports, postal matters, Williton and Dunster Association, Williton RDC, smuggling, road signs, Winsford Church, snakes, Minehead legends, Minehead Fire Brigade. Also includes official guide to Lundy.
Box 2: Photographs of Welford on Avon, Gloucestershire; correspondence of Gilda Ingram and Karl Gray of Spaxton, 1930s; a history of Luxborough by Elizabeth Wood; lease of property in Wootton Courtenay, 1676; photographs of the Dunster Battle of Britain party, 1952; programme for 'The Old Minehead Christmas Mummer Play', 1908; photographs of Indian Sikhs playing polo at Dunster Castle; copy photographs of land army girls and agricultural scenes, \[1940s-1980s\]; sales particulars for Dunster Estate, 1951; and research papers concerning Evacuee memories of Exmoor, Porlock Toll Road, Golsoncott Farm, Hayman Family, medieval settelments on the Holincote Estate, Cannington Court, Porlock School.
Box 3: Genealogical notes on the Drummond family; plan of Parks Estate, Minehead and proposed sale of land; photographs of Doniford Camp; History of West Quantoxhead; Report of the sub-committee of Rodhuish Chapel, \[1924\]; deeds for 154-155 High Street, Spaxton, 1919-1939; photographs of Alcombe; papers concerning the West Somerset Village History Association; memoirs of Elizabeth Tripp of Melbourne, Australia, nee Leigh of Bardon, 1809-1899; papers concerning PC Broomfield of Minehead.
Box 4: Research on Carhampton Farms; file concerning Minehead Red Cross Hospital, containing photographs of nurses and patients during World War I; research notes concerning Dulverton.
Box 5: Photographs of Minehead, Dulverton and surrounding area, including jubilee celebrations, Minehead Hobby Horse, Minehead races, Minehead during World War II including VE day celebrations. STORED IN COLD STORE - PLEASE REQUEST THIS ITEM 24 HOURS AHEAD OF INTENDED VISIT
Box 6: Maps and plans, including copy tithe map of Minehead showing \[land use\], OS maps and route of perambulation of Carhampton.
Also includes unlisted accession 2015/272 (2 boxes). This comprises: photographs of Exmoor, Dunster, Porlock and Minehead; postcard album of Exmoor and West Somerset; scrapbook of photographs of the Young family of Crowcombe (Somerset, elsewhere in England and elsewhere in Europe) ; and a few copy documents, research notes and publications.