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

Woodside

I found myself in Plymouth just before Christmas 1966. I was pregnant and unmarried. Upon arrival at the Woodside home for unmarried mothers I was taken into the bosom of that wonderful establishment and strange as it may seem it was one of the happiest times of my life and I hold dear the wonderful memories of the girls and ladies ...Read full memory

Visiting Ford Park Cemetery

My Dad came from Plymouth and when we were on holiday in devon we would always visit the cemetery to visit our Nan and Granddads grave. My dad died 4 years ago but whenever I am visiting Devon from Essex I always make a trip to pay our respects. Its a shame that a lot of the grounds are unkempt but it was good ...Read full memory

A memory of Plymouth

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 all the land down to the eastern cemetery wall and had continuing hopes of extending the first phase ...Read full memory

A memory of Plymouth by Chas Tope