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Memories of St Blazey

I will continue with some information on the businesses in St Blazey around 1950. Station Road, starting with no. 1. Grigg's the butchers, the house where I was born and the shop run by Jack Grigg. The next business, no.3 Station Road was the fish and chip shop run by Everett Turner and his wife. I remember the coal (...Read full memory)

My Birth Certificate shows I was born at Newgate Lockingate Luxulyan and as a child lived briefly at St. Blazey. My family came to Australia in 1949 on the SS Arawa and we now reside in Sydney. I returned to Cornwall three years ago for a brief holiday with family there. Since returning to Australia I (...Read full memory)

My father was one of the local butchers, Jack Grigg. He and my mother ran the shop opposite the church.  My grandfather was John Charles Grigg who lived at a house called Mount View at the bottom of Rose Hill. When my father was born he was living at no. 9 Station Road. My greatgrandfather, Charles (...Read full memory)

As a native of St Blazey, I would like to write about the businesses there at the time. The first shop on the church side " The International Stores", a fine shop managed by Mr Vincent, who also owned the newsagents in Station Road. Next to "Star" (the name used by locals for the International, because it was (...Read full memory)

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