Bodmin, Cornwall
Photos, Maps, Books and Memories

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

My House

I purchased Outlands in 1987 for £70,000, it was and still is my dream home with so much potential, we are still on generator and spring water, the river Camel with salmon and trout fishing is on one boundary and a stream on another boundry with a bridge to access the property. The rear of the property has 200 acres of open forest ...Read full memory

A memory of Bodmin by David Newton

Fore Street In 1931

This picture shows the street as I remember it aged four. The building on the right was the office of my father's legal practice (Pomery and Gill) and opposite was the market. As a child I loved the Saturday market, when the boiled sweets of all descriptions were on sale. I also loved the stone cows' heads across the ...Read full memory

A memory of Bodmin by David Gill

Halloween 2007

Ok, on Halloween night 2007 some friends and myself wanted to do something different for our Halloween night, so where better to do it than at the old Bodmin prison. So off we set at 9 o'clock taking track to the prison. It was a great evening. We spent some hours in the darkest depths of the prison and we are convinced we did ...Read full memory

A memory of Bodmin by Trisha May