Cheddar, Somerset

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Browse our selection of old black and white photographs of Cheddar, along with a selection of historic maps, local history books, and fascinating memories that our visitors have contributed. All our photos and maps are available to buy in a wide range of product formats, including framed prints, canvas prints, tea towels, mugs, jigsaws, tableware, cushion covers and as one photo in a customised calendar. Most of our local history books can have a personalised inscription added for FREE to the title page.

Old Maps of Cheddar

Historic Maps of Cheddar and the local area.

When i was a little girl my mother and i would go on holiday to Cheddar and stay with her brother Wiliam Smith and his wife Eliza. Their adult chlidren were William George , Doreen, lenard and Albert Dibble Smith.

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)