Braunton, Devon
Photos, Maps, Books and Memories

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

Caen Primary School

My name is Julia Coles and I was born in the Nursing Home in Wrafton Road on 11 May 1954 to Edna and Phil Watchus. My father was in the RAF at Chivenor and I lived in Braunton until I left to work in Exeter in 1990. I remember Braunton so well, Caen Street with the Post Office on the left hand side. Chuggs the ...Read full memory

A memory of Braunton by Julia Coles

A Brauton Boy

I was born in Braunton in 1938. I am now 75 yrs of age residing in Mansfield Woodhouse, Nottinghamshire where I have lived for the past 42 years. I have visited many countries in my life including a National Service stint for two and half years in Hong Kong. I have many memories of my childhood days in Braunton possibly to ...Read full memory

My Childhood In Braunton

I've put this date for want of something better. I was born in Ilfracombe in 1955 and lived with my parents, Charles and Marjorie Thomas, until I left to come and live in Spain in 1973. Our home was a house called Cherry Cottage, Coril Head, Braunton. To get to it you had to walk up SIlver Street. I remember the ...Read full memory