Old Maps of Newlyn

Historic Maps of Newlyn and the local area.

This photograph shows "The Old Quay" which was a medieval construction inside the outer arms of the Newlyn Harbour. Behind the Old Quay is the South Pier and the extreme end of the North Pier shows to the left of the picture (the other side of the harbour mouth). Outside the harbour you can see the "stoneboats" (...Read full memory)

This is a photo of Henry Kitchen, my mother's grandfather, who was also one of Stanhope Forbes' favourite models.  He was painted sitting in the rowing boat in Forbes' painting 'The Lighthouse', which now hangs in Manchester Art Gallery, and I have also read an account of  a diary which he kept, when taken to London to (...Read full memory)