Polgooth, Cornwall
Photos, Maps, Books and Memories

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

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

The Post Office

1971 - 1984: Whilst I lived in village the Post Office was where you got all you needed in an emergency. As a little one, I personally loved the vending machines on the wall. In those days we all used to be sent out for groceries even as young ones, as the village was safe and everyone knew each other.  Where the barn is, ...Read full memory

My Cottage

The cottage in the centre of the picture was our first home in Cornwall. 4/4/2001

A memory of Polgooth by Louis Mallard