Memories of Falmouth

My wife and I had an holiday in Falmouth, a flat overlooking the docks area. We would travel all around the area, we thought it was a beautiful place. We visited the Brewis family. Peter Brewis was the site agent on a site I worked on in the Midlands. I often wonder how the family is now, well I hope.

Yes, I 'grew up' on Fish Strand and still use it to this day. My father kept various boats off the quay and we always had a dinghy moored there, and we still do, my father is now in his 90s and I have 2 grandaughters. I remember people like Willie Henderson and Alec Henderson, and Arthur Randall. Chards Ice House stood (...Read full memory)

Ah yes, I remember going with my mother to Fishstrand Quay ice house to buy mackeral and crab. It was like a huge walk-in freezer with lots of large fridge doors and had massive latches on them with lots of ice blocks here and there, and you could always hear the fridge generators kicking in and when they (...Read full memory)

I believe that my grandparents, Walter Otho Pearce and Liley Pearce, may be two of the people in this photo. My grandfather had a corn and forage shop and store just by Jacobs ladder at that time. My grandparents would have been quite newly married and lived nearby when the photo was taken.

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