Browse our selection of old black and white photographs of Charlestown, 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 Charlestown

Historic Maps of Charlestown and the local area.

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

my name is John Gallop I was on a small ship called MV Acrity we used to load china clay in Charles town and Par in the 50s 60s we had a good time there skippers name was Moses Cooper mate was George? 2 engineers I cook Pete scouse and myself on deck I visited a few years it brought back memories the Harbour Master had 2 nice daughters j s gallop Andover hants

I was born 1941 in Raneleigh Road Nursing Home in Mount Charles. I was brought up in Rope Walk Lane opposite the old Primary School. There was a cement works part way down the lane. My mother (aged 19) worked in the 'Food Office' in St Austell dealing with ration books and the allied administration. Her boss she called (...Read full memory)