Plymouth, Devon
Photos, Maps, Books and Memories

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

Ford Park Cemetery

The Cemetery, popularly known as Ford Park Cemetery, and owned by the Plymouth, Devonport & Stonehouse Cemetery Company finally went into liquidation in 1999 owing to the decline in burials following the opening of the two ...Read full memory

A memory of Plymouth by Tony Dean

Mount Edgecumbe Ruins

One hundred years after this photograph was taken my husband and I visited these ruins during a holiday when we celebrated our Silver Wedding. We had came back to the West Country so that we could visit all our old ...Read full memory

A memory of Plymouth by Joyce Lewis

Plymouth College

Whilst this is the best known photograph of Ford Park Cemetery in the late nineteenth century it is also one of the best of Plymouth College (seen in the top right), because it was taken at a time when the school still owned ...Read full memory

A memory of Plymouth by Chas Tope