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Benjamin Hebditch (1791-1861)

 

Benjamin Hebditch lived in the South Petherton all his life.  He was born in 1791 and married Sarah Harding.  They had four children - two daughters, Sarah and Anna  who married two brothers, John and Gilbert Vaux. The eldest son, William married Ruth Terrell and the younger son Robert married Jane Daniels.

The diary is in the care of a cousin but a photocopy has been deposited at Taunton Record Office. 

The diary has been divided into  sections - just click on the links below

Benjamin Hebditch’s life

Buying and Selling land

Parish Officials and business

Chapel members        

History of Roundwell Chapel                                                           

Chapel news

Village news

Emigration

Farming

Prices

Weather

Family history of the Hebditch family

Family news

Legal and financial matters

The wider world

BENJAMIN& SARAH HEBDITCH