Browse our selection of old black and white photographs of Coverack, along with a selection of historic maps, local history books, and fascinating memories that our visitors have contributed. All our photos and maps are available to buy in a wide range of product formats, including framed prints, canvas prints, tea towels, mugs, jigsaws, tableware, cushion covers and as one photo in a customised calendar. Most of our local history books can have a personalised inscription added for FREE to the title page.
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I left the Royal Navy in late 1971 and worked in Zermatt Switzerland for a short time when I applied and got my first head chef position in England I was 21 yrs old, The owners then were MR & Mrs Mullins, Mrs Peggy Mullins was an author, It was a lovely old world hotel and they even filed part of (...Read full memory)
In 1969 I was 15 and quit school. I was hitch hiking and ended up in Coverack. I was drinking in the local pub, the Paris Hotel I think, when some construction guys offered me a job digging ditches and laying sewer pipes. It was summer, and the foreman had rented a field from a local farmer. He lived in a caravan and the (...Read full memory)