Bridgwater, Somerset
Photos, Maps, Books and Memories

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


Langport holds a special place to me, due mainly to the fact of my grandparents having me visit during school holidays for 4 weeks. My gradnfather was known as William Reeves-Lovesey and my grandmother was Ann Reeves-Lovesey. I don't know if any of your readers will remember the name . Grandma was an avid church goer. I visited ...Read full memory

Married In St Johns Curch

Mary (nee Bird) and Alan Pearce, we were married in St John's Church in 1971.

A memory of Bridgwater

William Longhurst

I believe my ancestor, William Longhurst, either owned or was the hotel manager of the Royal Clarence Hotel in the 1850's or 1860's. Does anyone know where I can find information on the hotel and William Longhurst? Thank you, Sheila Yeomans (

A memory of Bridgwater by s.yeomans