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Bratton, Somerset
Photos, Maps, Books and Memories

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


Just before Christmas in 1941/1942 which would make me 6 to 7 years old, still believing in Father Christmas I was invited to a Christmas party in a cottage in Bratton Lane. There was lots of snow that day and when I got inside there were lots of children and we were having a great time. At one point one of the adults asked us to ...Read full memory

A memory of Bratton by John Coleman

Ww2 In Bratton

As a child living in Bratton during the war there was no sense that it was going on lucky for us, but I do remember a goup of people coming into the village and instructing us how to take care of any injuries that might happen. They finished it off with a demonstration of how to deal with a incendiary bomb, these were mostly ...Read full memory

A memory of Bratton by John Coleman