St Austell, Cornwall

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Browse our selection of old black and white photographs of St Austell, along with a selection of historic maps, local history books, and fascinating memories that our visitors have contributed. All our photos and maps are available to buy in a wide range of product formats, including framed prints, canvas prints, tea towels, mugs, jigsaws, tableware, cushion covers and as one photo in a customised calendar. Most of our local history books can have a personalised inscription added for FREE to the title page.

Old Maps of St Austell

Historic Maps of St Austell and the local area.

I lived in Coalville in 1940. My father was a Police Inspector and we lived at the Vaughan Street Police station. There were two flats, the other was occupied by Dad's Sergeant. The Court used to sit upstairs in another part of the building. I went to Bridge Road School, starting as an infant. I remember that there was a (...Read full memory)

I can remember going to the top of kings hill in Hengoed , up some steps and into the stute. It seemed a massive building to me as a child. I can still remember the smell of it. And the fact that children were only allowed in a certain part to buy sweets. Has anyone got any photos of the stute ,or memories of it. It was pulled down ,I think in the 1960,s. Kim price( Carey)