Memories of Millbrook
My grandma and grandad lived in New Street, Millbrook. I remember as a six-year-old going to see them and going to the 'swan pool' at the bottom of the road and feeding the swans. Grandma died in 1966 and Grandad came to live with us in the Midlands. My great-great-aunts lived in East Looe and the last ...Read full memory
I read Steven Mewtons memories with interest. I too, was born in 1952 and often stayed with my Gran, aunts and uncles at No.5 Silver Terrace. She was Mrs Knight and my father was Jim, with brothers John, Fred and Alex and two sisters Mary and Elsie. I have wonderful memories of playing in the brickworks, with my sister Sandra and Carol Hoare and Jennifer Beaumont. My gran later bought Charlie Bettieson's house at the bottom of the hill. Dad rebuilt the house and gran called it Glengowrie, which after gran died was sold and has since been pulled down. I too, went to Millbrook School and I am sure the teachers were Miss Glass and Miss Eames, looking back it was a long way to walk to school, considering most ...Read full memory
I moved to Millbrook in 1950 and spent my formative years there - it was a great place to grow up in. We lived in Myrtle Cottage, next to my uncle's farmyard. We used to roam the countryside for miles with never a worry. It was such an adventure living there; out exploring in the school holidays, from Millbrook to Whitesand bay was our playground...happy days.
1995 and up, I haven't always lived in Millbrook. But I pretty much visited every summer since I was born, and I then moved down in 2004 (I think). Lots of good memories here, like: Mayday, dens, Maker festival, Millbrook School, rope swings, alpines. Can now be a bit boring for my age group, as the only thing to do is go to the ...Read full memory