Old Maps of Yeovil

Historic Maps of Yeovil and the local area.

I was one of 5 typists on the 2nd floor of Lloyds Bank n our window would overlook the War Memorial n down the High Street between the Midland Bank and Boots which in the 70's had a clock on but the time couldn't be relied on but there was another on H Samuels which was more accurate. We'd get the fumes from the buses wafting in. A great place to work.

My mum (Gloria Hawkins) was born in Yeovil in 1942 in an upstairs bedroom of 99 Westfield Grove. She left in 1960 to work at a holiday camp where she met my dad who was from London. They married and settled in West London where they went on to have 4 children. During the school holidays my mum would pack me and my younger (...Read full memory)