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Bruton, Somerset
Photos, Maps, Books and Memories

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

War Years

I was born in a village near Bruton in 1939. My early memories of walking to school with my gas mask in a bag over the shoulder (never had to use it). There was an army camp down the road from our cottage, so there was lots of activity around. I used to watch the searchlight, thought at that time it was very exciting. We used to wait ...Read full memory