Old Maps of South Petherton

Historic Maps of South Petherton and the local area.

My Mother Joyce Ladbury was evacuated to South Petherton at the beginning of WW2 aged 9 years. She stayed with a few families but most of all loved the Gaylard family. Mrs Gaylard and twin daughters Gwen and Cis ( or Sis) not sure of spelling.My Mum loved going out with the adult daughters to deliver the mail (...Read full memory)

I was born at Harp Road Garage, the eldest of 4 boys. I was educated at boarding schools and played cricket for South Petherton. My grandparents and great grandparents owned the original Wheatsheaf Inn opposite the Blake Hall. My grandmother left the Wheatsheaf to live in The Little Thatch, St James Street. My (...Read full memory)