Camborne, Penponds Viaduct 1902

Memories of Camborne


I am trying to trace some details about the Richards family, in particular Edward Richards, in 1851 he lived at 70 Treswithian Downs and in 1861 he moved to 25 Treswithian Downs, he was a miner. He had a son, William Morley Richards, who is my grandfather, he lived at 25 Treswithian Downs, he was (...Read full memory)

My parents lived at 23 Barripper Road (David and Mair Hallett) and my sister Mandy and I went to Miss Blights (Elmhurst Preparatory School) in Bassett Road. I remember walking past the farm at the top of the road (now Penware Parc) and being offered a kitten by the farmer. I remember horses ploughing the field (...Read full memory)

Does any remember the name of the funny little man who did gardening and maintenance. I think it was Ivan but not sure. 1958-1962

I am looking for my birth father but unfortunately have very little information and am hoping that someone who was at the college in 1959, or who have relatives that attended the college, may be able to help. I was born in April 1960. My mother was trainee nurse at a nearby college and attended (...Read full memory)

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