June 24th saw lovely weather for an exciting day of May Day celebrations.
Posts in category The Village
For Jubilee 2012 we want to mount an exhibition of these photographs of the villagers taken at the Jubilee in 2002. In the exhibition we should give the names (correctly spelled!) and addresses for each. Are you in the photo album? Is your information correct? Click to view the photos individually. The photos are named by number […]
In 1973, when mains drainage was installed in Somerton, the pipe-work from the bottom of Church Street was taken across Rectory Close (below The Old Rectory) to join the other pipe-work at the pumping station at the bottom of Water Street. As there had been some previous excavation work carried out at the school and […]
Maps & Agriculture Somerton’s Open Fields Before 1765, Somerton was farmed under the “open field” system, where the land was divided into large open areas, which were split into sections called furlongs, which in turn were divided into strips of land. The cultivation of the open fields was rotated leaving one field fallow each year. […]