Next meeting

Our new venue will be in the Princes (Function) room behind The George Inn in Church Street TA12 6JL.

23rd January:

Alan Stone on the heritage of Cheddar cheese, the development of its marketing in the second half of the 19th century to what it is today.
Alan is Chair of Shepton Mallet Chamber of Commerce, TIC and Local History Group, Co owner of Stones Cider and author.

What's new on the site

James White and The Grange by Noel Adams, PDF file

Manor house and farm, behind the White Hart. Includes the Old Martock Fire Station - PDF file

The Martock Local History Group

We are based in Martock, Somerset and meet monthly for lectures on local historical topics. We also carry out research into the history of Martock, its inhabitants and local archaeology.

New Venue

We have had some excellent meetings of late, as well as the odd crisis.
The school suddenly told us we can no longer use their hall, our new venue will be in the Princes (Function) room behind The George Inn in Church Street TA12 6JL.
Tea from 7, talks start 7.30pm. Free to members, £3 if not. There is parking on site, the room is upstairs with a chair lift.

Ash Remembers

Written by Derek Groves in 2019 marking the 100th anniversary of the ending of WWI. This pdf file covers the addition of the Bell Tower to Holy Trinity Ash as the village’s war memorial, the story of the local people that built the tower and the back stories of the five men on the Ash Roll of Honour who paid the ultimate sacrifice serving their country.

Martock Post Box

There has been a nice article written on the local post office rare post box.
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