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Ted Green of Wincanton

Fri 23 Jun '17, 17:30
By Anna Green
Ted Green of Wincanton

Our father Ted Green, who has died aged 87, made a huge contribution to Wincanton, his hometown, both through his long life working and living in the town, and as a wonderful local story teller.

Malcolm MacCormack – an Inspiration Who Will Be Sorely Missed

Fri 26 Feb '16, 12:34
By John Smith
Malcolm MacCormack – an Inspiration Who Will Be Sorely Missed

Wincanton is mourning the passing of Malcolm MacCormack, who died on 26th January after a long battle with cancer. National and local politicians are among those who have paid tribute to him.

Fenton Rutter Remembered

Tue 26 Aug '14, 18:37
By Derek Hudson
Fenton Rutter Remembered

Fenton Rutter, the well known retired Wincanton solicitor, died recently at the age of 92. The fifth generation of Rutters to run his family business, his funeral took place in the Parish Church on Thursday 7th August.

Rodney Legg, "Author, Publisher and Environmental Campaigner", Dies Aged 64

Wed 27 Jul '11, 17:42
By John Baxter
Rodney Legg, "Author, Publisher and Environmental Campaigner", Dies Aged 64

Rodney Legg, the author of the most recent history of Wincanton, leaves behind a rich legacy of books, images, and writing on the history of Somerset and Dorset. He was also an indefatigable walker and effective campaigner in opening up, preserving and drawing attention to the natural richness of the countryside that surrounds us.

Andrew Ireland Remembered

Wed 13 Jul '11, 15:07
By John Baxter
Andrew Ireland Remembered

Baptist minister Andrew Ireland is remembered and celebrated in a memorial service in Wincanton's Catholic Church.

Pothole Claims a Life - Margaret Nicholl

Mon 28 Mar '11, 11:56
By Richard Nicholl, John Baxter
Pothole Claims a Life - Margaret Nicholl

Experienced Wincanton cyclist Margaret Nicholl, wife of Richard, came off her bicycle after hitting a pothole and never regained consciousness.

Biddie Lawson - We Remember A Special and Much Loved Person

Sat 3 Jul '10, 10:53
By John Baxter
Biddie Lawson - We Remember A Special and Much Loved Person

The sudden and unexpected death of Biddie Lawson has come as a great shock to her many friends, her husband Peter and her family.

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