Issues of Five Arches published in 2021.

Issue 101: Winter 2021: Available from the Museum shop for £4.50

News from the Museum

One family’s tragedy. Isobel Cheetham

Thomas Langley & Barlake Colliery. Simon Carter

Reflections on the past. Gill Hogarth

The peaceful years of the late 1930s. Keith Trivett

Rambling through Welton. Tom Randall & Lucy Tudor

A story of local volunteers, Pt.7: Fear takes on a new form. Gill Hogarth

Paranumismatica Pt.4: mining checks in the Somerset Coalfield. Gary Chedgy

Spanish Flu in the Somerset Coalfield, 1918-1919. Dr Nick Hall

Durcott Lane, Camerton. Roger Halse

The 32nd annual miners’ reunion. Julie Dexter

Issue 100: Summer 2021: 5 Arches centenary issue. Available from the Museum shop for £4.00

Celebrating our 100th issue

•  Rail Cops: the Somerset & Dorset Joint Railway Police. Departments Norton-Radstock to Bath Green Park, 1866-1928. Alex Andrews

From the Archives: Bristol to Midsomer Norton, via Auckland, New Zealand. Simon Carter

•  Norton Cricket Club, Pt.2: the first 100 years (1878-1978). Graeme King

The nineteenth-century public house token: paranumismatica, pt.3. Tom Randall

Rambling through history: Radstock. Dennis Chedgy & Michelle Winfield.

A glance over my shoulder: growing up in Wellow, Pt.2. Andrew Fussell

A story of local volunteers, Pt.6: War! Gill Hogarth

Mary Holbrook of Timsbury: the godmother of goat cheese making. Tony Lawrence

Greenwell & Radstock Collieries in 1883. Sheila Eyles

Issue 99: Spring 2021.  Available from the Museum shop for £4.00

News from the Museum


A glance over my shoulder: growing up in Wellow, Pt 1. Andrew Fussell

School outing to Writhlington Coal Mine. Jacqueline Burrows

Eighteenth and nineteenth century trade tokens: paranumismatica, Pt. 2. Tom Randall

Poems by an old codger: inspired by a family history of working underground. Neil Davies

Rambling back to Mells. Dennis Chedgy & Julie Dexter

Of mounds and men: retracing the steps of Reverend John Skinner of Camerton: a personal review. David Tomalin

Looking back and thinking ahead. Editor

Midsomer Norton Cricket Club: the first hundred years. Graeme King

From the Museum collection: can you help?

A story of local volunteers, Pt. 5: In peace, depression and fear of further conflict. Gill Hogarth

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