Helston, Cornwall

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

Historic Maps of Helston and the local area.

At No 50 on this road is the Blue Anchor, which is my favourite pub in the entire world. The visit I remember best was in 2000. I was on a fortnights leave from work, & had used a bonus to buy my first brand new vehicle, a Saracen Hy Trail pushbike. On an impulse, I decided to train down to the South West & (...Read full memory)

This is the view which I use to see on Sunday mornings when my father and I would walk from the top of Maneauge Street along Bullock Lane to the back entrance of the Blue Anchor. I was allowed to play skittles with the landlord's sons whilst father had a few drinks. After we would walk home not forgetting my jar of barm from the (...Read full memory)