Old Maps of Torpoint

Historic Maps of Torpoint and the local area.

Memories of Torpoint

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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)

I was born in Tor House Torpoint in 1933.  Tor House was purchased by my Grandfather R S G Norgate, Royal Navy, in the early 1900s.  My Uncle Dr Robert Norgate inherited the property in 1934.  My Brother Joseph and I lived with my Mother Louise Greaves at Tor House until we came to Australia in April 1949.  In my memories (...Read full memory)