Browse our selection of old black and white photographs of Roadwater, 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.
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During the war my brother, my three cousins and myself stayed on a farm, I think it was in Roadwater or Watchett, it was called Stamborough or something like that. My Great Aunt and Uncle Tom and Cassie Carpenter lived in a cottage further down 'the line'. Is there anybody there now who would know where I mean?
In August 1939 I came to Roadwater from Kingston, Surrey to stay with my grandparents for my summer school holidays. My grandmother's name was Eva Morse and my grandfather's Rupert Morse. At that time they lived in a house that was opposite the church at the lower end of the village. This was my great-grandfather's (...Read full memory)