Old Maps of Port Isaac

Historic Maps of Port Isaac and the local area.

I was born in Church Hill, the cottage was called The Nook in 1950. My gran and granfer Glover lived in Middle Street. My mum, Isabel, was their eldest daughter, she married my dad, Bill Brenton, whose parents, Tom and Annie Brenton, lived up at Rosé Cottage Trefreock Lane. My gran use to get her water from the well there. My dad was born in Trfefreock Mill.

After staying in Quay Cottage several times and loving every one of them I still miss going back. On one visit I asked some local friends round for a BBQ , after a quick look around this original house I showed them the upstairs. One of the old boys looked up to the ceiling and just said, "Wow, look at (...Read full memory)