Taunton, Somerset
Photos, Maps, Books and Memories

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

Lost Friends

My memories of Taunton don't go back too far. I'd arrived one summer evening in 1970 on the back of Tony's chopper, and stayed with friends for a while at 5 Cannon Street. Amongst the friends I eventually made were: The Colonel, ...Read full memory

A memory of Taunton by Paul Parry

Army Barracks Overlooking Vivary Park

I lived in the Army Barracks [Jelelahbad] from around 1960-61 and went to Mary Magdalene School which is now closed and used as an auctions room. One teacher I recall was a Mr Oak and pupils were Margaret ...Read full memory

A memory of Taunton

Searching For Pam Holloway

I am searching for a Pam Holloway who lived in Southall Middlesex (London) around 1950, I attended school with her at Dormers Wells School. We went to Switzerland on a school trip around 1950. Pam had a sister, I ...Read full memory

A memory of Taunton by June Manson