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A History of the County of Somerset: Volume 1. Originally published by Victoria County History, London, 1906.

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The genealogical volumes contain the family history and detailed genealogies of such houses as had at the end of the nineteenth century seats and landed estates, having enjoyed the like in the male line since 1760, the first year of George III., together with an introductory section dealing with other principal families in each county.

The general plan of Contents and the names among others of those who are contributing articles and giving assistance are as follows:—

Natural History.

Geology. Clement Reid, F.R.S., Horace B. Woodward, F.R.S., and others Palæontology. R. L. Lydekker, F.R.S., etc.

Flora Fauna

Contributions by G. A. Boulenger, F.R.S., H. N. Dixon, F.L.S., G. C. Druce, M.A., F.L.S., Walter Garstang, M.A., F.L.S., Herbert Goss, F.L.S., F.E.S., R. I. Pocock, Rev. T. R. R. Stebbing, M.A., F.R.S., etc., B. B. Woodward, F.G.S., F.R.M.S., etc., and other Specialists

Prehistoric Remains. Sir John Evans, K.C.B., D.C.L., LL.D., W. Boyd Dawkins, D.Sc., LL.D., F.R.S., F.S.A., Geo. Clinch, F.G.S., John Garstang, M.A., B.Litt., and others

Roman Remains. F. Haverfield, M.A., LL.D., F.S.A.

Anglo-Saxon Remains. C. Hercules Read, F.S.A., Reginald A. Smith, B.A., F.S.A., and others

Domesday Book and other kindred Records. J. Horace Round, M.A., LL.D., and other Specialists

Architecture. C. R. Peers, M.A., F.S.A., W. H. St. John Hope, M.A., and Harold Brakspear, F.S.A., A.R.I.B.A.

Ecclesiastical History. R. L. Poole, M.A., and others

Political History. Prof. C. H. Firth, M.A., LL.D., W. H. Stevenson, M.A., J. Horace Round, M.A., LL.D., Prof. T. F. Tout, M.A., Prof. James Tait, M.A., and A. F. Pollard

History of Schools. A. F. Leach, M.A., F.S.A.

Maritime History of Coast Counties. Prof. J. K. Laughton, M.A., M. Oppenheim, and others

Topographical Accounts of Parishes and Manors. By Various Authorities

Agriculture. Sir Ernest Clarke, M.A., Sec. to the Royal Agricultural Society, and others

Forestry. John Nisbet, D. Oec., and others

Industries, Arts and Manufactures By Various Authorities
Social and Economic History

Ancient and Modern Sport. E. D. Cuming and others.

Hunting By Various Authorities
Fishing, etc.

Cricket. Home Gordon

Football. C. W. Alcock