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The Village c1955, Gunnislake
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Hello, I am trying to locate "Quietways" home. A very close friend of the family has written to me many times and the only address he has given me is "Quietways", Kingswood Road, Gunnislake PL18.9DF. Would it be possible to assist me in contacting Peter Wills at this address? I would be very grateful if we could contact him. Thanking you in advance, Ann Laing

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The Village c1955, Gunnislake
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My father was born in Gunnislake, and lived there until two years of age with his mother Olive Sutton-Willcocks. My grandfathers name was John Willcocks, I think his sister's name was Sussie, but I'm not sure. My grandmother's, brothers name was Frank Sutton, he was in the Navy and was a Mason. My grandfather's family owned the Rising Sun Tavern in Gunnislak,e or that is what I was told. My father Douglas Willcocks, was born in 1921 and returned to the US with his mother and brothers and lived in Michigan, until his death this last summer, he was 90. He always talked about as a boy, how he would run to the mailbox every day and without fail there would be a letter from his grandmother in England, and he would deposit a letter from his mother to her mum. He always said, he would have loved to have read one of the letters from his mother, as it would have most certainly have contained news about family life, and... Read more


1908, Gunnislake
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I have this photo on a postcard from your company mailed 1915. Grandfather was William Cruse/Cruise, born there in 1879. He was a miner who moved to Michigan, USA when the mines ran out. Someone named H.B. mailed this to my grandfather's wife, H.B's sister in Trimountain Michigan. Would like a way to find more info on him.

Remember The O'Hara Nelson Family?

An elderly friend of mine would dearly like to know what became of her good friend, Mr. Tony O'Hara Nelson whose family lived in Gunnislake in the 1940's. I believe Tony was an actor in a touring company during the war.

Mum's Past

Hi, does anyone remember the Trelawny stores in Pengelly? On my birth certiificate it has this as my mother's address at the time. Her name was Daisy Hart and my father was Clarence Edwin Thomas, he was a sawyer. Any info would be appreciated. Thank you.

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