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The Wagg Family of Windsor

Thomas Taunton was the heir to Samuel Taunton and was born in 1744. Thomas had five sisters - Dorothy, Frances, Mary, Ann and Elizabeth – and a brother Samuel. Originally...

Samuel Taunton as a Child

English 18th century portraits of children were commissioned principally by an upper or middle class clientele and often reflected the conventions of adult portraiture. Although by a provincial hand, this,...

Mrs Bowditch of Taunton

Rachel Bowditch née Pile was born in Cheddon Fitzpaine, Somerset and married Samuel Bowditch of Taunton in 1779. She and her son James ran a pawnbrokers and drapery in the...

Palstave axe

A complete Middle Bronze Age palstave which was found with a bracelet and castling jet in the Burlescombe hoard. This axe probably dates to 1400-1300 BC which has...

The Hamoaze and Dock, Plymouth

Bampfylde was an amateur landscape painter in oils and watercolours. Of landed Gentry, he was born in Taunton and died at Hestercombe in Somerset. His drawings and watercolours, mostly West...

Bracelet or armring

A fragment of Middle Bronze Age bracelet which was found with a palstave axe and castling jet in the Burlescombe hoard. This bracelet probably dates to 1400-1300 BC which...

Fox

21 year old Frank Blackmore of Clivehayes, Churchstanton, Taunton shot this fox in 1905. One was in Devon, the other in Somerset. Once stuffed and mounted it held pride of...

Bronze Age hoard

A Middle Bronze Age hoard which consists of palstave, a bracelet fragment and castling jet. The hoard was found by detectorists near Burlescombe. The style of the axe and...

Bell

This bell is of particular interest as it retains the founder's mark of the initials R and N and an image of a bell enclosed within a rope border. These...

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