Rilla Mill, Cornwall
Photos, Maps, Books and Memories

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

Rilla Mill Boys

Hello everbody my name is Robert Guscott I was born at Windyridge Rilla Mill on 5th February 1953, my dear old Grampy Mr HLA Truscott ran the the Garage near to Sampsons Shop with Henry Doney and a Chap was Olver can,t remember first name, I go back and visit quite often I have a older Brother Richard who lives near ...Read full memory

My Young Life At Rilla Mill

I was born at Rilla Mill on the 1st of September 1934 in what was, in those days, the Police Station. This house was opposite the Manor Inn. My father was the local policeman, and he was called Ewart Pearce. His family were from St Blazey Gate. I lived in the Police Station with my sister Margaret Elizabeth, ...Read full memory

A memory of Rilla Mill by John Pearce

The Picture House

How many people remember the picture shows which were held in a hut at the top of the hill. I was one of the London evacuees billeted at Minions, and some of us would walk to the pictures and back again - how far was that! We were at Upton Cross school and I can recall the class being told to bring a lunch to school one ...Read full memory

A memory of Rilla Mill by Eileen Banks