Old Maps of Redruth

Historic Maps of Redruth and the local area.

STEPHEN BAWDEN - oldest child of Stephen and Elizabeth Jelbert (neé Gilbert) Bawden was born in Redruth, 6 April 1812 at the end of the long and troubled reign of George III and just 7 years before Queen Victoria was born. He was trained as a blacksmith, as were his father and grandfather. He married Mary Terrill, (...Read full memory)

Just on left of picture - this drapers was owned by my grandfather & uncle - William E Cocking & W. Kenneth Cocking. 1955 was the year of my birth - just round the corner at Tremorvah in Green Lane. 24 years later (1979) I joined the firm and worked there for 3 happy years.