Information from fellow researchers in the South Petherton & surrounding area


Christopher Riley has a website of his South Petherton and Tasmanian ancestry, Journeys to Van Diemen’s Land, and includes many South Petherton families including



Baker - Click here to see the Baker Family History – researched by Sarah Entwistle Oct 2007. If you wish to contact Sarah please e-mail Liz

Caller - Christine Waller is researching Job Caller (b 1865) who came to Australia from South Petherton and married in South Australia in 1886. She is happy to share information about his family in Australia. Click here to contact Christine


Giles - Click here for information on the Giles family - supplied by Nigel Giles of East Devon

JOHN HARDING 1784 - 1854 - click here

Jeanes - Click here for information on the descendants of James Jeanes, mason of South Petherton, and Betty Hollway of Martock -material supplied from David Jeanes of Ottawa, Canada

Laver - The Laver One Name Study, organised by Howard & Dawn Laver, has information on the descendants of John Laver & Joan Axe married in South Petherton 1709

Marsh - researched by Elaine Jefferson.

MONKTON/MONCKTON - Trevor would be pleased to hear from descendants of this family to exchange information. He is also interested in the EDMONDS, TOLLEY, BUNSTON/BUNSTONE, FOLLETT, and SCOTT families, many of whom came to Australia and New Zealand eg he has 19 pages of descendants from Davis Masters, son of George Masters and Ann Gummer who came to Queensland.


Robbins - For information on the Robbins family of South Petherton researched by Jim Robbens, you'll need to e-mail and request a password to visit the site -

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Savidge - Please e-mail Liz if you would like to contact Joanne who has a great deal of information on the Savidge family




Seavington St Mary and Seavington St Michael - Liz has been given a copy of the transcripts of the church records for Seavington St Mary & Seavington St Michael. If you would like a quick look up please contact Liz with your query.


If you have anything which will interest other researchers of South Petherton families that you are willing to share, please click on this link to contact Liz


Updated 11th June 2017