The history of the village of Govilon

Govilon has a rich history. This section of our web site is designed to act as a resource for residents of the village, those interested in history and those visiting the area. We hope you will take the opportunity to find out more about the villages' past, and perhaps visit the sites described to see them in the flesh. To find out more about Govilon History, click here.

The website has been split into 7 sections:

1 History Trail - A virtual walk around all the historical features of the village

2 Historical Records - Historical census records, local directories and grave stone inscriptions

3 War Memorial - Details of those commemorated on the Govilon War Memorial

4 Publications - The Govilon Heritage book and village leaflet

5 Prints - Limited edition prints by artist Michael Blackmore

6 Photo Album - Photos taken throughout the history of the village

7 Heritage Walks & Talks - An annual programme of walks & talks by Govilon Heritage members and invited guests