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South Petherton, Somerset
Photos, Maps, Books and Memories

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

South Petherton

I grew up near South Petherton and have fond memories, i lived in South Petherton as did my parents in the 1990's. My grandfather Frank White was born in South Petherton in 1895 as was his father Amos and his grandfather Amos. Our family go back quite a few generations in South Petherton. I am researching my White ...Read full memory

The Upton And Robins Families

My 3rd great grandfather, Francis Theophilus Robins, lived in South Petherton and was a lawyer in Yeovil. He married, I think an Elizabeth Upton. They had at least two children, my 2nd great grandfather George and a daughter Frances who married a Burridge. George was born in 1816 in S. Petherton and also ...Read full memory

Evacuee In South Petherton

My Mother Joyce Ladbury was evacuated to South Petherton at the beginning of WW2 aged 9 years. She stayed with a few families but most of all loved the Gaylard family. Mrs Gaylard and twin daughters Gwen and Cis ( or Sis) not sure of spelling.My Mum loved going out with the adult daughters to deliver the mail ...Read full memory