Wincanton, Somerset

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Browse our selection of old black and white photographs of Wincanton, 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 Wincanton

Historic Maps of Wincanton and the local area.

I arrived in Wincanton as an Evacuee in 1940/41 and lived for a while with my Uncle Frank and his family. My uncle at that time owned Bayford Garage. I was only about 6 yrs of age and quite naturally missed my mother very much. After a few months she too came to live in Wincanton . My father was in the (...Read full memory)

I was born in Wincanton in 1941, at 55 Penn View. I went to Noth Street School and had a wonderful time there. Wish it still was...but that was my young days. I used to watch the horse raising from the back window of the house. I was told that the old man in the Churchyard got down off the block and walked the church (...Read full memory)