Brixham, Devon
Photos, Maps, Books and Memories

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

Coffin House

In September 1970 I had my hen night at the Coffin House; it was then a restaurant and I went for a meal with friends. Being born and brought up in Brixham I have great memories of the town and often return. I am currently trying to find any photograghs of the Symons Bakery that was in Middle Street before the properties were ...Read full memory

A memory of Brixham by Maxine Rickard

Coffin House

For those that are interested in Brixham we are a voluntary organisation and run www.brixhamshowcase.co.uk. We are currently researching people that stayed in the coffin house and lived there, so we can build up a picture of the memories of the building. See www.coffinhouse.co.uk.  Those that know Brixham love it, its a ...Read full memory

A memory of Brixham by Paul Strickland

St. Mary's Bay Holiday Camp

Hello there, how very happy I was to find these photos on here of St Mary's Bay holiday camp. I, along with my sisters and friends, had lovely holidays there in 1956, 57 and 58. What a great place it was, no Blue Coats or Red Coats to entertain you, we did all that ourselves and put a show on every week. I remember ...Read full memory

A memory of Brixham by Carole Anderson