Memories of Fowey

I have wonderful memories of Fowey, as a teenager I used to go and stay with a lovely lady in a cottage leading down to the centre. She had a son and daughter but I think they had left home, one to go nursing and the other in the Navy. I remember how the ships used to come into Fowey for the china clay, and the young crew (...Read full memory)

I was born and grew up in Fowey 1930 - 1948. It was a small tight community in those days but often visited by "outsiders " who came on holiday. I went to Fowey Girls and Infants School first, and then having "passed the Scholarship " went on to Fowey Grammar School, which my father had attended before me, journeying (...Read full memory)

I was born and brought up here. Lived away for 37 years before retiring back here. Nothing like the Fowey of my childhood, full of people who moved here because they loved it and have never stopped trying to change it to their version of a retirement idle ever since.

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