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.
Walks around historical sites of the village
Searchable village census records from 1841-1891
The Govilon War Memorial and those it commemorates
Searchable monument inscriptions from local chapels and churches
Historical directories of local businesses and tradespeople
Publications about the history of the village
Drawings by local artist Michael Blackmore
Old photos from the village