Billacombe, Devon (near Plymouth)
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Old Photos near Billacombe

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Historic maps of Billacombe and the local area, hand-drawn by Ordnance Survey cartographers and Samuel Lewis.

My First Memories

I was born in Garden Village, Billacombe in 1944 and lived there until I was 8 years old. My memories are very strong of walking up Pleasure Hill to Sunday School at Pomphlet, walking to and from Goosewell Infant School and buying cream buns from Goodbodys Bakery on the way home. We lived with my grandparents who kept ...Read full memory

East Stonehouse 1800

My great great great great grandfather Charles Penery, was born at East Stonehouse in 1800/01. He was buried at Ford Park Cemetry in 1874. He married Mary Ann Penery (nee Baskerville) born in 1801. She was burried at Ford Park Cemetry in 1887. They lived in Francis Place and Fore Steet and raised three sons, William ...Read full memory