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Books

There are several books currently available on Weston.

The Royal United Hospital: A social history 1747-1947  by Kate Clarke
describes the day-to-day management of a voluntary hospital with humour and pathos. It shows the changing conditions for patients and staff through the years until the move to Combe Park in 1932, and records the development in standards of nursing care and changes in medical treatment.
The book also shows the part played by the RUH in two major wars, and explains the great efforts of the local community in maintaining this voluntary hospital prior to the introduction of the NHS in 1947. More info

A Weston Miscellany by Weston Village Townswomen’s Guild
The Weston Village Townswomen’s Guild have put together a fascinating collection of reminiscences, anecdotes, historical documents and important events, mainly from the twentieth century, that have made Weston Village what it is today. Now available as an ebook from Google PlayMore info

Weston Village Journal by The Weston Local History Society
The Weston Local History Society presents a selection of articles about the people and events that have shaped, or been shaped by, the picturesque village of Weston. More info

Memories of Village Life 1912-1945 by Elsie M. Somerton
Elsie Somerton lovingly remembers the village and the people between (and including) the two World Wars. More info

The Weston Giant (unable to find any info on this. Please contact us if you can help).

Two Thousand Years in the Life of a Somerset Village: Weston, Bath by Joan Hargood-Ash.

Looking Back at Weston 1535-1900 by Joan Hargood-Ash.

Guide To The Parish Church Of All Saints’ Weston With Notes On Its History by Joan Hargood-Ash.

Through the middle ages in a Somerset village : Weston, Bath by Joan Hargood-Ash.

Many of these will be available from Weston Library

Parish registers for Weston can be found at DustyDocs