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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.

Living At Addicroft Mill

I was born at Addicroft mill. The picture on the cover of the book "A Millstone Around My Neck"my mum says is exactly what it was like when we lived there. She has many memories of life there as does my sister....Olver was our name. They were very hard but happy days. Mum and Dad had the electricity put in...

A memory of Rilla Mill

The Glass Mountain

I remember going to Rilla Mill to see 'The Glass Mountain', I think it was Joan Fontayne. My grandmother lived in Bathpool, at Cockerels Rest with my grandfather and Charles Rice, plus dog. Charles and the dog used to walk to Rilla Mill every day to get the paper. My grandmother used to do tailoring and my grandfather ...Read full memory

A memory of Rilla Mill by Dawn Cocking

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