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VISIT Som­er­set Brick and Tile Mu­seum East Quay, Bridg­wa­ter, Som­er­set, TA6 4AE 01278 426088 www.som­er­set.gov.uk/ li­braries-and-her­itage/ mu­se­ums/ som­er­set-brick-and-tile-mu­seum Open on Tues­days and Thurs­days be­tween 10am and 4pm, the Som­er­set Brick and Tile Mu­seum of­fers an in­sight into the his­tory of this unique in­dus­try.

Som­er­set Her­itage Cen­tre Brunel Way, Lang­ford Mead, Nor­ton Fitzwar­ren, Taun­ton, Som­er­set, TA2 6SF 01823 347459 www1.som­er­set.gov.uk/ar­chives Som­er­set Her­itage Cen­tre houses the county’s record of­fice, lo­cal stud­ies li­brary and sev­eral re­search col­lec­tions, in­clud­ing the ar­chives of Barham Broth­ers Ltd.

Blake Mu­seum 5 Blake Street, Bridg­wa­ter, Som­er­set, TA6 3NB 01278 456127 bridg­wa­terblake­mu­seum.org.uk Bridg­wa­ter’s Blake Mu­seum car­ries a small num­ber of trade mag­a­zines and pho­tos re­lat­ing to the tile in­dus­try.

BOOKS Som­er­set Brick and Tile Man­u­fac­tur­ers: A Brief His­tory and Gazetteer by Brian J Mur­less (2000). You can find out how to pur­chase a copy for just £2.50 at sias.me.uk.

WEB­SITES GENUKI Som­er­set genuki.org.uk/ big/ eng/ SOM GENUKI’s Som­er­set por­tal con­tains a handy list of re­sources for re­search­ing an­ces­tors who hailed from the county.

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