Taunton, Somerset
Photos, Maps, Books and Memories

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

Memory Of West Monkton

My parents and brother were evacuated to Cullumpton and I was born in Tiverton Hospital in January 1941. We moved to West Monkton where my father managed the garage, my mother worked the petrol pumps and we all lived in ...Read full memory

A memory of Taunton

East Reach, Taunton 1912

I am trying to find any information regarding 47 East Reach, Taunton in the year 1912. A Mrs Greed ran a business there in 1906/07. Is there anyone who can tell what she did, or who was living there in that year. I know ...Read full memory

Narrow Escape (Probably Between 1958 And 1961)

a few years after this photo was taken WH Smiths which was located to the bottom left of this photo completely collapsed following a prolonged spell of wet weather. This happened very early one ...Read full memory

A memory of Taunton by Cherry James