Polgooth, Cornwall
Photos, Maps, Books and Memories

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

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

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

Great Part Of The Village

1970's and 80's: We had a great childhood playing at this end of the village. It was quiet except for the cars of people that lived up here. Everyone knew each other. My old house is in the background, all you can see is the gable end and the chimney. In the 1970's the Fowlers lived next door and they had the orchard ...Read full memory