Old Maps of Gourock

Historic Maps of Gourock and the local area.

More maps coming!

We are busy preparing more old maps of Gourock from other years.

Used to go fishing down that end of the pier on Saturday mornings. When we were bored with that we would mess about with the turntable or sit in the guard's van that was left in a siding. Maybe try to light a fire in the burner with some of the BR paperwork left in it to warm us up.

The picture house was nicknamed the Swimming Pool, because of all the breaststrokers. Ritchies ferry was great and could be depended upon unlike the farce of a ferry which now only operates when there is no wind and no waves. I remember when Rab Ritchie would stop for a wee bit of fishing if he was quiet! Nowadays a (...Read full memory)