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Title (Subject)Author/PublisherYearHeld by
General
Some memories by old residentsP Harris unless other stated
Rode in the 1940sH Hopkins1999H Hopkins
Civil Administration
Webb & Yerbury Charitiesc1700
Silcocks Charity1899
Rode charities-notes
Parish Council Minute Booksfr1897Parish Clerk
Council election pamphlet
Church/Parish Magazinesfr1969
Providing for the poor in Rode 1681-1769H HopkinsH Hopkins
Rode Poor Law Relief 1836-1838H Hopkins1998H Hopkins
Poor of Rode 1836-1838 - 3 bookletsH Hopkins1998Frome Museum/H Hopkins
Poor of Rode 1850 to 1908 - inc. valuations 1862, 1866 & 1870H Hopkins1999Frome Museum/H Hopkins
Rode Sanitation 1864 to 1872H Hopkins1998Frome Museum/H Hopkins
Notes on water and sanitation
Crime and Punishment
The Great Crime of 1860 - Roadhill House MurderJ W Stapleton/E Marlborough1861
Saint with Red Hands - Constance KentY Bridges/Macmillan1970
Cruelly Murdered - Roadhill House MurderB Taylor/Grafton1989
Book of Tours pages 142 to 146 - Constance Kent Murder
Constance Kent-drawing1856
Constance Kent-drawing
1862
The Road Hill Murder - a summaryTerry Silcock1997
Rode Crime & Criminals in the early 1800sH Hopkins2003H Hopkins
Notes on court matters
Customs and Folklore
Clypping the ChurchP Harris2010




Beating the BoundsP Harris1995
Notes on witchcraft
Events and Entertainment
Brass Band-photo1887
Brass Band-photoc1900
Fair
Fair-photo
c1905
Coronation Festivities & other celebrationsRev. H Washington Davy1911
Coronation Parade-photo1911
Celebration Helpers-photo1911
Maypole Dance-photo1911
History quizzes from the Link
Maypole Dance-photo1953
Rode fair,carnival and sports - notes
Pancake raceP Harris1970
Military History
Photos of all Rode Residents
who served in WW1
H Field/Parish Magazine
WW1 AppealsH Hopkins1918H Hopkins
WW1 Memorial deed & photo1920
Somerset at War 1935 to 1945 pages 29 to 31 & 96 to 100M Hawkins1988
Rode - the Great WarK Ford1997
Frome's Fallen HeroesD L Adams2000D L Adams
Notes on military matters in Rode
Work
Clay Pipe Makers 1630-1760M Lewcun1986
Rode Work and Trade 1768-1900H Hopkins1997H Hopkins
Some Traders of Rode 1837-1848H Hopkins2002H Hopkins
Rode Trades and Skills for the years 1841-1891H HopkinsFrome Museum/H Hopkins
Rode Business Advertisements 1871-1929 H Hopkins1999H Hopkins
Notes on businesses