Bude, Cornwall
Photos, Maps, Books and Memories

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

Photo Books on Bude

Browse 4 photo books on Bude and the surrounding area.

Mrs C Barker

I have been looking at my parents wedding book dated 1953 and I have found an entry on the guest list for Mrs C Barker from the Efford Down Hotel. My father was Jack Barker and I know he had a cousin Joan from Bude. I just wondered if anybody might have know Mrs C Barker from the Hotel.

A memory of Bude by Marilyn Fletcher


My paternal ancestors (Box) owned the iron foundry down by the Bude canal in Marhamchurch until the coming of the railway in the mid 1800s. Many are buried in the churchyard. My maternal grandparents (Nichols) lived in Marhamchurch in the late 1900s and their daughter Phyllis married a farmer (Charles Routley) who farmed at Cann ...Read full memory

A memory of Bude by Meg Leng

Grenville Hotel...For 12 Guineas A Week!

To all it may interest...I have discovered among the effects of my late father, Roger B Vincent, of White Lodge, Hingham, Norwich, Norfolk, a letter dated March 8, 1947, from the manager of the Grenville Hotel, Bude, Mr R Williamson, replying to an inquiry from my father about reserving a room for his honeymoon ...Read full memory

A memory of Bude by jravincent