David Sutcliffe has transcribed all the village census material (1841-1921) into Rich Text format, using the microfilm and microfiche records held at Somerset Heritage Centre, Brunel Way, Norton Fitzwarren, Taunton TA2 6SF. Tel 01823 278805. Helpful staff can direct you also to Somerset parish records (births, marriages, and deaths), probate records (i.e. wills) as well as land tax records, tithe maps etc. If you want to consult records outside Somerset, either contact the county record office concerned or visit the Family Records Centre in London to see the National Archives – UK censuses; and births/marriages/deaths registers. Helpful websites are:

· 1901censusonline.com · uk1911census.com · nationalarchives.gov.uk · somerset.gov.uk/libraries · https://home.rootsweb.com/ · Somerset Heritage Centre

Census Data PDF files for Isle Abbotts can be viewed from the links below:

1841 Census - 1851 Census - 1861 Census - 1871 Census - 1881 Census - 1891 Census - 1901 Census - 1911 Census - 1921 Census

Additionally, with the outbreak of WW2 the government needed to know the whereabouts of all its population for war service etc. and so the 1939 Register for the village can be viewed from the link below:

1939 Register