Old Maps of Cheddar

Historic Maps of Cheddar and the local area.

I lived my early years here, until the 1970's, having been born in Wells and brought home to Cheddar as a baby. I have many family ancestral links to Cheddar via my father's parents. In the late 1800's-early 1900's my great-grandfather John Day ran the Gardener's Arms in Silver Street, with his wife Emma. My parents lived in Birch (...Read full memory)

My maternal grandparents lived in Cheddar from 1890 to 1950. My grandfather owned a shop in Bath Street which was a tobacconist/barber/ photographer business and he took early postcard photos of the village, including some of the Cheddar man skull when found in Goughs cave. He retired in the early 1930's and (...Read full memory)