Millbrook, The Quay c.1955

Memories of Millbrook


My grandma and grandad lived in New Street, Millbrook. I remember as a six-year-old going to see them and going to the 'swan pool' at the bottom of the road and feeding the swans. Grandma died in 1966 and Grandad came to live with us in the Midlands. My great-great-aunts lived in East Looe and the (...Read full memory)

I read Steven Mewtons memories with interest. I too, was born in 1952 and often stayed with my Gran, aunts and uncles at No.5 Silver Terrace. She was Mrs Knight and my father was Jim, with brothers John, Fred and Alex and two sisters Mary and Elsie. I have wonderful memories of playing in the brickworks, with (...Read full memory)

My gran Emma jane Stacey and grandfather Walter john Stacey lived here . My father used to take us on the cremyl ferry across to Edgecombe and then we would bus it to Millbrook.. Sometimes we would be greeted by flood water in the quay and along the road into Millbrook.. scary for a small child (...Read full memory)

For Roy Bryant whose message I recently read on Millbrook Memories. I too had Bryant relatives living on West Street Millbrook in 1840s. I believe your Richard Bryant is the brother of my Gt Grandfather Thomas Bryant. Their father William certainly died at 37 West Street on 18th Sept. 1870 and his death certificate (...Read full memory)

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