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Here you'll find historical news paper articles which mention Weston-in-Gordano. Newspapers from the past offer a unique glimpse into the history of our community.


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Fatal accident at Weston-in-Gordano

OCT. 19, 1888

Threshing machine explosion. One dead.

Dedication of a Lychgate

NOV. 30, 1897

Jubilee memorial is dedicated in Weston-in-Gordano


SEP. 12, 1908

Dedication of stained glass windows at St.Paul's Church

English Folk Dances at Clifton

FEB. 16, 1920

Sword dance by the Morris dancers of Weston-in-Gordano

Somerset Church Fire Mystery

FEB. 24, 1934

Police searching for unknown man. Rector’s mother-in-law collapses and dies.
Car dash from Portishead!

Portishead and Weston church fires

FEB. 26, 1934

Local people suspect there is some connection

Weston-In-Gordano Church Fire Tragedy

FEB. 28, 1934

Mrs Quartly-Carter's Funeral


NOV.18, 1938

Never "Believed” in Doctors

One legged man at Weston Lodge

NOV. 10, 1954

One legged man enters Weston Lodge to reclaim false leg.

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