Coke Chapel

View from the Church

View of the church - my favourite, entitled "when it was dark"

Palmer Street

Rodwell House

South Petherton Cemetery

South Petherton fete - date unknown

Stratton - showing the home of Robert Hebditch on the left and the home of his father, Benjamin Hebditch, on the right (date unknown)


Photos from Helen Beaufoy, who compiled "South Petherton in the Twentieth Century: A Village Album"

Davies Shop between 1900 - 1906

1900-1906, assembling to go to Ham Hill for a picnic

1900-1906, another photo of assembling to go to Ham Hill

At Rock House

Also at Rock House

Fives Wall

The Blake Memorial and Institute

Miss White's Chemist Shop

Mr Clark, Yeovil Fire Engine at South Petherton Fire Station - circa 1930

Yeovil Fire Brigade, c. 1900 LH is Mr Clarke, engine dates from 1890

King Ina's Palace

Silver Street

Unknown couple from South Petherton - do you know who they are?

Petherton Women's Club

The Liberal Hall

Invoice for a pair of nailed boots


South Petherton Boys - First Class - 1920




The Bell Inn - photo from Hermione (nee Old). Her father John (known as Jack) Old was the licensee of The Bell from 1936 -1958.

Pistol Club ? - possibly from Stoke Sub Hamdon  - Information received from Richard George:  Foote Brothers, South Petherton stamped on the back and space for a halfpenny stamp to be affixed.  The man on the back row on the far right, with a flat cap and smoking a cigarette, is Arthur George (but always known as Ernie George).  He is my half uncle and was born in July 1890 in Stoke sub Hamdon. He had the sweet shop in Stoke on the corner of Langlands and West Street. We think the photo may be of the pistol club or something similar as the man sitting in the front row on the left is holding a small pistol and we reckon it was probably taken before 1920

The following five photographs are by courtesy of Mr Clive Palmer

South Petherton Fire Brigade

Foote Bros Bakers & Grocers

B Palmer Fish & Fruit Merchant

Natwest Bank - (formerly the London County Westminster & Parrs Bank) St James Street - undergoing refurbishment, Mr Fred Palmer is standing on the scaffolding.

South Petherton WW1 - photograph of the reunion held at Peters Barn, Hayes End - about 1920. 2nd row - F Palmer wearing bow tie, on his right wearing a bowler hat is Dicky Burroughs.


Two photographs courtesy of Lynne Follet

Caroline Caller & Caroline Wines

Annis Wines with Bruce Renshaw, Mary Ellen Wines-Dolman back right


South Petherton photographs and old maps:



Revised 21st October 2018