Old Maps of Newton Abbot

Historic Maps of Newton Abbot and the local area.

My great grandfather lived at 49 Chapel Hill, Highweek, Newton Abbot. He was 39 then and he had a wife called Susan and 6 children. He was a policeman in Highweek and I am trying to find out more about him and his mother and father, his children were Mary Ann, Susan Ann, William, Samuel, Elizabeth M and John (...Read full memory)

I was born in Newton Abbot 1952. My brother John and I went to Bearnes School until John left to go to a new school above our home in Penn Inn Close. We left Newton Abbot when I was about 6 years old and moved to Bedfordshire. I remember the park (Penn Inn) the pub (Penguin) and the sounds coming from the swimming pool (now Sainsburys). I do go back occasionally on visits; I now live in Plymouth.