Old Maps of Mawgan Porth

Historic Maps of Mawgan Porth and the local area.

The old coastguard cottages at Mawgan Porth were leased by Mrs Kate Knight and her youngest daughter Winifred in about 1920 from Col Williams of Carnanton at St Mawgan. They ran a tearoom and let two of the cottages whilst living in the third one. When Win married Norman Carthew in 1938 they also lived (...Read full memory)

I was on H&R working on the old Shackletons. We did a detachment to Aden where we were the back up aircraft for 42 sqdn who were in Majunga at that time doing the airborne blockade of Rhodesia as Smith had declared UDI.