Newquay, Steam Train On The Trenance Viaduct 1907

Memories of Newquay


I remember there used to be a old MTb boat down on the creek I think she was called The Ada. I heard that there was a storm down there and she was torn from her moorings. As a child on holiday with my parents I used to go down there and sit on her decks drinking home made lemonade - I can taste it now 50 yrs on.

Remember when I went for a walk with Nana and lost my ball off the edge.

HOLIDAYS, WITH MY UNCLE HARRY HUXTABLE AND AUNTY LILL - AND THEIR SIX LOVELY DAUGHTERS; PLAYING WITH BRIDGET ROSEVEAR AND HER BROTHER PETER FROM THE TOBACCONIST/BARBER SHOP , SWIMMING IN THE HARBOUR AND TOWAN BEACH. THE BOWLING GREEN, HAWKEYS COACHES, RAWLE'S FISH AND CHIPS, AND OH SO MANY MORE!

My uncle Geoff Morris lived down at the Gannell with his wife Lillian. He used to take the tourists out in his boat shark fishing from Newquay Harbour in the summer. We also had the greasy pole sports event at the harbour every summer. You and your opponent would sit facing one another on the pole with a filled sack each to (...Read full memory)

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