Family History


The Family History pages are intended to help genealogists with their family research and those with an historical interest in the village.

Baptisms, Marriages and Deaths

Current registers for Baptisms, Marriages and Funerals are held at St. Martin’s Church, Fivehead

All other church books for Baptisms, Marriages and Funerals are kept at the Somerset Archive and Local Studies Office, Somerset Heritage Centre, Brunel Way, Langford Mead, Norton Fitzwarren, Taunton, TA2 6SF. These can be viewed by making an appointment on 01823-337600.  Further enquiries on 01823-278805.

The archive catalogue for the Fivehead parish records can be found here:

Somerset’s Parish Registers are now available on Ancestry.

Barry Knox, a Fivehead resident, has undertaken extensive research of church and graveyard burial records in the Parish. He can be contacted here.

Other Historical Information

The dustydocs website is a useful portal for a number of genealogical records including a considerable amount of research undertaken by Sarah Hawkins. Her research covers a number of parishes in the south Somerset area, not just Fivehead.

Sarah can be contacted here.