Plymouth, Devon
Photos, Maps, Books and Memories

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

A Family Visit To The National Marine Aquarium

This view is close to the Fisheries Quay and the area now known as Sutton Harbour. I visited with my family on a cold wet Easter Saturday to give my granddaughter Anna a day long tour of the National Marine Aquarium. The rain and hail poured down outside and we were glad to get into the cosy ...Read full memory

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 Glanville Family

My husbands father and brothers and parents owned this Hotel. It received a direct hit by a German bomber and half the family were killed. Jim (my Husband's father) was out and went back to find the scene of destruction and remained traumatised for many years.

A memory of Plymouth by jnglnvll