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Beckington, Somerset
Photos, Maps, Books and Memories

Historic maps of Beckington and the local area, hand-drawn by Ordnance Survey cartographers and Samuel Lewis.

Strange But True

Our first home was a ground floor bedsit at 40 Castle Corner opposite the castle. The old part of the road formed a hammer head and had three parking bays. One dark rainy winters night my husband parked outside and ran in to get his wallet. When he got back outside the car was gone. He ran out into the road and saw that ...Read full memory

Ravenscroft School From 1951 1958

I attended this school from 1951 -1958 and Mr Henry Francis Bailey ( with his wife Mary ) was always the head. At least till the time I left in 1958. They had one son Christopher who I believe wanted to become a teacher too. I could write a lot on the school because I knew it so well. What does not show in ...Read full memory


Not a memory just interested as you can see my name is Beckington !!!