Old Maps of Torpoint

Historic Maps of Torpoint and the local area.

Memories of Torpoint

Read and share your memories of Torpoint itself or of a particular photo of Torpoint.

This photograph of Torpoint, Fore Street and Ferry Queue brings back memories of when I joined the Royal Navy at HMS Fisgard in January 1955. We were not allowed ashore, the term used on RN establishments and ships, during the first four weeks of our New Entry Period. When we were allowed out I well remember walking from HMS (...Read full memory)

I grew up on Antony Road in Torpoint and before there were 3 ferries and a queuing system I can remember the ferry queue stretching past our house and up the hill almost out of the town. Opposite our house was the 'Regal' cinema (now a gym and swimming pool) which was very convenient for us children - we just crossed the road (...Read full memory)