Browse our selection of old black and white photographs of Kingswear, 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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There are 4 memories of Kingswear to read. Here are one or two to get you started!
I Join the Railway In the summer of 1953, my Aunt and Uncle were staying with us for their holiday. It must have been my Uncle who first spotted the advertisement in the Dartmouth Chronicle for a Junior Booking Clerk at Kingswear Station. Everyone knew I was not fond of school, (...Read full memory)
He was only a few weeks old when he came to us, my mother had got to know about him and thought he was just the thing I needed to cheer me up. I was fourteen years of age and had not long moved home; my parents had decided to live in Devon and it was to the seaside town of Dartmouth we were to make a new life. My (...Read full memory)