About 10 years ago I was contacted by a researcher Sue Cahill who spotted some familiar surnames in my research. Sue was researching the families of the Somerset coalfield particularly around Radstock and Midsomer Norton and I was researching the origins of my Lasbury family in Wiltshire and Somerset. There were several points where our research connected so we decided to join forces. We both continue with our own family searches but Sue sends her research for me to incorporate into the website.

This has now grown to a sizeable resource documenting 65,000+ individuals who lived and worked in the Somerset Coalfields. There are over 5,000 different surnames on record, 1000+ headstone images, 800+ photos plus certificates, documents, obituaries etc.

Additionally I would like to thank the following people for their help with my research.

  • Aaron McGill – Canada
  • Larry Davis – Canada
  • Val Wright – Canada
  • Leah Lasbury – USA
  • Mary Lasbury – USA
  • Emma Louise Lasbury Reed – USA
  • Sarah Lasbury – USA
  • Kathleen Varelmann – USA
  • Colin Murphy – USA
  • Mary Kirby – USA
  • Jessica Cate Lasbury – USA
  • Amelia Bittner – USA
  • Scott Dow – USA
  • Karen Creech – USA
  • Karen Lasbury Bump – USA
  • Ted Lasbury – USA
  • James MacDonald – USA
  • Laurie Lasbury – USA
  • Stephanie Lasbury – USA
  • Allison Lasbury – USA
  • Barton Marcy – USA
  • Ernie Eldridge – USA
  • Elizabeth Allen – USA
  • Greg Ward – USA
  • Ruth Kelly – USA
  • William Boyd – USA
  • McKim Mitchell – USA
  • Patrick Groves – USA
  • Cherry Calder – USA
  • Vicki Driscoll – USA

 

  • Beryl Gunther – Australia
  • Jean Chaplin – Australia
  • Janet Andrew – Australia
  • Tania Gunther – Australia
  • Rhonda Baum – Australia
  • Jodie Rivett – Australia
  • Jodie Lee Osborne – Australia
  • Debbie – Australia
  • Kerry Greenhall – Australia
  • Grant MacLea South – Australia
  • Eirwen Ashley – Australia
  • Clive Caswell – UK
  • Janice Plummer – UK
  • Charlotte Tulett – UK
  • Lee Bartley – UK
  • Trevor Wood – UK
  • Janice McKeever – UK
  • Sarah Mayo – UK
  • Kim Lasbury – UK
  • Stuart Kendall – UK
  • Kenneth Kuhnell – UK
  • Brian Clease – UK
  • Cheryl Harris – UK
  • Gail Williams – UK
  • Terry Griggs – UK
  • Pat Tuffin – UK
  • Colin Dando – UK
  • Bill Sims – UK
  • Lorraine Salter – UK
  • Helena Coney – UK
  • Dennis Moore – UK
  • Julie Duthie – UK
  • Patricia Yates – UK
  • Paul Thomas – UK
  • Terence Wills – UK
  • Ann Chard – UK
  • Michael Elston – UK
  • Allison Torode – UK
  • Steve Cleal – UK
  • David Houston – UK
  • Harry Portrey – UK
  • Jaclyn Isgar – UK
  • Dorothy Dell – UK
  • Katherine Baragwanath – UK
  • Julie Hobbs – UK
  • Keith Acton – UK
  • Cynthia Cunningham – UK
  • Tracey Maegusuku-Hewett – UK
  • Rob Cook – UK
  • Mark Lasbury – UK
  • John Dullea – UK
  • Andrew Curry – UK
  • Pamela Coleman – UK
  • Andrew Shackell – UK
  • Ian Anderson – UK
  • Gloria Slee – UK
  • Andy Harris – UK
  • Mike Fenn – UK
  • Giovanna Falzon – UK
  • Patricia Robinson – UK