Next meeting

27 November 2018

Ross Aitken, the mastermind behind Dawes Twine Works at West Coker and who featured on BBC’s Restoration series ten years ago, will spin a yarn on how all the machinery now makes twine again.

All welcome to attend, members free, non members £3

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.

What's new on the site

The whole site has been moved to a new host is currently being upgraded. The aim is to get the most popular articles back on as soon as possible. Galleries with notes have already been completed.

The size of text can be increased or decreased with " control" and either + or - pressed together.

Martock Post Box

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



Second World War bombing decoy site

Link to the Somerset HER record for the "Starfish site". There is a button on the web page to get a map of the site location.

There is also a 2nd World war radar station in the record.

You can download a pdf copy of our program here

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