Polgooth, Cornwall
Photos, Maps, Books and Memories

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

Sunday School

Anyone remember the Spooner's from the Midlands living in the village? They moved from Lostwithiel. Joyce and Arthur(John)Spooner. I was about 5 and remember going to Sunday School with my foster brother Mark. We lived in the middle of three houses I think on a hill. I also remember two older girls who used to take us for walks ...Read full memory

A memory of Polgooth by Jamie Spooner

Rose View

1970 - 1984: As you look at this photo the last building on the right, the barn like cottage with the small window, is Rose View. My mum and dad bought it for £1,000 in 1970, and set to work modernising it as I was due 1971 and my brother 1975.  When they purchased the cottage it was a 1 up and 1 down, no electric or inside ...Read full memory

Goonamarth/Blackberry Row

I use to live at Goonamarth until the 60"s my mother lived there until houses were pulled down,we went to Carthew school which involved a good 3 mile walk,we used to walk pass Greensplat steam engine house that was still working that pulled the skip up the sand burrow,one year the level at Carranrarrow disused clay ...Read full memory

A memory of Polgooth by Terry Holmes