Plymouth, Devon
Photos, Maps, Books and Memories

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

Swimming Certificate

Margaret's memories of the pool jogged my own. I too remember being transported on red double deckers to the pool on several cold May and June mornings for swimming lessons. I attended Coburg Street Secondary School for Boys and there was no question of whether to enter the pool or not, we were pushed by the teachers ...Read full memory

A memory of Plymouth by Jeff Smith

Plymouth Burning

I remember sitting on my Grandma's knee at the back bedroom window in Costly Street, watching the sky flickering as Plymouth burned. I was very very young, but the memory remains...

The Guinness Clock

When I was a child I'd go into town with my mother and to come home we'd stand on Old Town Street waiting for the 43 or 44 bus to Whitleigh, and I was mesmerised staring at the Guinness Clock as each word lit up progressively: GUINNESS - IS - GOOD - FOR - YOU. Happy times.

A memory of Plymouth by 12strings